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ProRider is the largest advanced motorcycle training school in the world that specializes in teaching The Motor Officer techniques!

A motorcycle training class so unique that you cannot afford to miss it, your life may depend on it! ProRider advanced motorcycle skill courses include the same training exercises used by police motor officers and motorcycle rodeo competitors.
 

We will teach you to apply tried and true riding techniques that are guaranteed to improve your riding ability and riding confidence.

Classes cover low speed maneuvers, confined space turns, crash avoidance, and various braking challenges. ProRider courses are conducted by police motor officers and civilians who have successfully completed police motor school. 

If you are an experienced rider, who desires to take your riding to the next level, increase your abilities, and have fun in the process... come ride with us in an upcoming class.

 

After 26 years as a police officer - six as a motorcycle sergeant, I recently retired. I have been riding motorcycles for 35 years and I thought I was a great rider until I attended police motorcycle school. The training was one of the most mentally and physically challenging things I have been through. As a lifelong rider, the specialized instruction and time-tested techniques have been lifesaving. I learned nuanced ways of riding that gave me better control, and by putting training patterns into practice, I became a much safer rider. Based on my experience and love of teaching, I became a certified police motorcycle instructor while assigned to the unit. I look forward to sharing these skills with you and experiences from our mutual passion for riding.

Phil

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I am a retired Police Officer. During my 20 year career I had the distinct opportunity to instruct officers in various disciplines to include the operation of police motorcycles. I developed a passion for teaching the skill set needed to complete the rigorous closed course police motor school. After successful completion of the school I taught officers how to transfer their newly learned skills to enforcement riding. These particular skills have been proven time and again to be life saving in real world applications. The confidence gained after mastering these skills is invaluable. They provide a working knowledge of motorcycle operation that immediately transfers to the riders experience. I am excited to share this knowledge and increase your riding abilities.

 

Jay

 

ProRider Mission Statement

ProRider aims to provide a challenging, fun and safe learning environment that will allow participants to enhance their riding experience by developing rock solid confidence on the road and gaining ultimate control of their ride.

prorider courses

Advanced Skills Course

This is an 8 hour, challenging course. It is a combination of our Precision & Control Course and the Defensive Riding Course. This is for the rider that wants it all! This course will allow riders to learn how to better handle their personal motorcycle on the road and at low speeds. This program will incorporate the techniques learned and mastered by police motorcycle officers, and will improve the riding abilities of even the most seasoned rider. At the end of the course, participants will receive a successful completion certificate, as well as a refined skill set and newfound confidence. Some of the exercises practiced in this course include: Slow Cone Weave, Lane Change, Off-Set Cone Weave, Single & Double 360, Iron Cross, Straight Line Braking, Brake & Evade, Rear End Crash Avoidance.... Plus More!

Defensive Riding Course

This is a 4 hour, advanced course that will better prepare riders to anticipate hazardous road situations and react to them quickly, safely, and effectively. This program will incorporate techniques learned and mastered by police motor officers, and will improve the riding abilities even the most seasoned operator. At the end the course, participants will receive a completion certificate as well as a refined skill set and new found confidence. Some of the exercises practiced in this course include: Straight line braking, braking in a curve, rear end crash avoidance, 30 MPH weave, swerving, and more!

Precision and Control Course

This is a 4 hour, advanced course that will better prepare riders to handle their motorcycles with precision & control at low speed and in confined spaces, such as crowded parking lots, limited space turnarounds, and slow moving traffic. This program will incorporate techniques learned and mastered by police motor officers, and will improve the riding abilities even the most seasoned operator. At the end the course, participants will receive a completion certificate as well as a refined skill set and new found confidence.

Some of the exercises practiced in this course include: Double 360, Iron Cross, Offset Cone Weave, Slow Cones, and more!

In our class, riders will:

• "Bond" with their personal motorcycles and familiarize with the bike's full capabilities and limitations

• Learn and practice low-speed techniques that are perfect for those pesky parking lots and tight turnarounds (and when you want to impress your friends, or passenger).

• Practice braking, evasive maneuvers, and hazard avoidance exercises that may save your ride and your hide from serious damage, injury or death.

Intended audiences:

This course is intended for experienced motorcycle riders, who have a firm grasp of the basic skills of operating a motorcycle, but desire to become a better, safer, and more confident rider. This is a challenging course, so riders must have physical stamina to withstand a full day on the range.

Prerequisites:

• Motorcycle endorsement on license

• Ownership of a motorcycle: cruiser, touring, sport, dual-purpose (must be street legal).

• Motorcycle must have:

    – Valid registration

    – Valid inspection (where applicable)

    – Valid insurance coverage

• Intermediate rider skill level

• Rider safety gear, to include:

    – DOT approved helmet

    – Eye protection

    – Above-the-ankle boots - high top sneakers are not acceptable

    – Gloves (open, or full-fingers)

    – Durable, long pants - no athletic pants of any kind

Maximum Class Size:

12 participants max (we are very strict on class size, and classes do fill up quickly).