Coaching

Bournemouth Jubilee Wheelers are lucky to have their own accredited British Cycling Level 2 Coach – Richard Eastham

Richard has been an active racing cyclist for over 25 years. He won several medals in national track events and has taken part in elite road races across the UK, France and Ireland. Now aged 44, Richard competed on various occasions on the road and track against Bradley Wiggins, Mark Cavendish, Chris Hoy and David Millar when he was younger. They were always much better than him.

Richard is now a qualified and accredited British Cycling Level 2 Coach. He is also a British Cycling Level 2 Track Coach. He has completed the British Cycling Level 3 Coaching Core Unit that enables him to deliver bespoke one-to-one cycle coaching, and is currently working towards his full Level 3 Track Coaching qualification. He is a national standards Bikeability trainer, allowing him to teach safe urban cycling techniques. He is also the Bournemouth Jubilee Wheelers Club Welfare officer, accredited by UK Coaching.

For the first part of the 2019 season, the coaching and racing opportunities he is supporting as part of the Bournemouth Jubilee Wheelers are listed below. If you want to get involved in any of these events or activities, please get in touch with Richard at richardeastham@hotmail.com or on 07816 299 909. He’ll be happy to advise you on how to get involved.

2019 MOUNTAIN BIKE – Youth Cross-County Races

Richard will be supporting a young Bournemouth Jubilee Wheelers rider at the 2019 Southern XC MTB series this year. For more info and entries, see here: https://www.eventrexuk.com/mountain-biking/southernxc/ The dates for the series are:

  • Round #01 – 17th March – Winchester
  • Round #02 – 21st April – Reading
  • Round #03 – 12th May – New Forest
  • Round #04 – 2nd June – Basingstoke
  • Round #05 – 14th July – East Sussex

2019 TRACK – Youth Coaching Session

Richard will be lead coaching sessions for u-16 riders at the Bournemouth Velodrome (BH10 4HG) on the following Saturday mornings:

  • Saturday 20th April
  • Saturday 4th May
  • Saturday 1st June
  • Saturday 8th June

2019 TRACK – Introductory Coaching Sessions

Richard will be leading beginners coaching sessions for all ages at the Bournemouth Velodrome (BH10 4HG) on the following dates:

  • Wednesday 1st May
  • Wednesday 15th May
  • Wednesday 29th May

2019 TRACK – Advanced Coaching Sessions

Richard will be working with other local track coaches to deliver advanced coaching sessions at the Bournemouth Velodrome (BH10 4HG) on Thursday nights. Dates to be confirmed.

2019 TRACK – Race Meeting

Richard is the organiser for the Bournemouth Jubilee Wheelers Summer Track Festival on Saturday 13th July 2019. To be held at the Bournemouth Velodrome BH10 4HG. Racing from 12.30pm for All Categories. Seniors E/1/2/3/J/W Youth A/B/C/D/E. Event URN: 445296. More detail here: https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/events/details/196669/Bournemouth-Jubilee-Wheelers-Summer-Track-Festival