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Mountain Biking

At Penkford we have invested heavily in staff training and equipment in order to deliver the best possible opportunities for our young people to access high quality mountain biking sessions. We use a wide range of locations and work with all abilities from teaching students to ride a bike to supporting them on honing their skills on tough mountain bike trails around the north west.

Hard Skills

  • Peddling stamina
  • Peddling power
  • Balance
  • Weight distribution
  • Braking skills
  • Navigation
  • Peddle placement

Soft skills

  • Mental endurance
  • Resilience
  • Self-confidence
  • Communication skills
  • Listening skills
  • Following instruction from others
  • Leadership skills
  • Social skills

Penkford School. Wharf Road, Newton-le-Willows, Merseyside WA12 9XZ

Tel: 01744 678745 | Fax: 01744 678748 | Email:

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