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Best Motocross Training – Taught by MX Vets

best motocross training

Best Motocross Training

Every motocross rider, from the beginner to the seasoned competitor, wants to improve their skills, gain more enjoyment from riding, and achieve better performance. The Gary Semics Motocross School has been helping riders of all skill levels improve since 1985. Proven time after time, Gary Semics’ motocross training methods get the best results. 

Motocross is one of the most physically demanding sports on the planet!  To ride good, have fun and stay safe your physical fitness is a primary key.  During a race or even during practice sessions a motocross racer’s heart rate (HR) will max out.  Their average HR will be at about 90% of max during a 15 minute or longer moto.  Just by lining up on the starting gate most riders will be at about 75% of their max HR.  In light of these facts it’s easy to understand that motocross is an extremely physical and demanding sport.

All sports have different training methods.  This is known as “Sports Specific Training”.  Motocross is one of the sports where this is the most complicated because motocross uses all the muscles of your body at the same time constantly.  Not only do all your muscles get worked at the same time but they also get worked both aerobically and anaerobically, meaning both cardio and strength is needed.  There’s a fine line in the way these two forms of exercise need to be done in order to get the best benefits on the mx bike.

best motocross trainingGSMXS Motocross Conditioning #2 - training and nutrition front coverbest motocross trainingWe have two MX Conditioning DVDs.  We also have an Instant Access Video On Demand Streaming platform!  Riders can choose one of three subscriptions, with one being an “Online Coaching” subscription.  This one has all the most important mx practice drills, fitness workouts, weekly routines, the mental side of training and racing, stretching, strength, nutrition and pretty much everything that goes into a rider’s weekly preparation plans.  It has a wide verity of Weekly Routines for the Weekend Warrior to the full time Pro.

Here’s some ideas for training at home. 

best motocross training

We also have you covered with training on the mx bike, in group riding classes, the Gary Semics motocross school teaches a variety of skills and techniques used by today’s pros, all designed to improve any rider’s performance. Every class teaches skills through practice drills that can be done on a small track or even on the bike stand from a stationary position, offers personal evaluation and critiques each rider, and ensures lots of riding time. Some of the critical skills taught in the class include:

  • Techniques for optimizing turns through flat or rutted corners

  • Jumping techniques for staying low and absorbing a jump

  • Launching techniques to achieve greater height and distance

For riders who cannot attend a group class in person, Gary Semics’ School offers a Motocross Techniques Value Pack of four DVDs covering a variety of skills that the top pros use today. The DVDs in the pack are:

best motocross training

  • Body Positions and Movements
  • Braking Techniques
  • Clutch, Throttle, and Shifting
  • Hard Packed Cornering Techniques

Focusing on cornering techniques over a variety of courses and track conditions including tacky, slippery, hard, and dry cushion berms, every DVD illustrates the important fundamental techniques of motocross that must become second nature for the rider to develop a smooth, fast and controlled riding style.

The Value Pack is available at a discounted price of 24% off the retail price for a limited time only, plus a bonus DVD – Bike Setup is included in every shipment. The Bike Setup DVD covers all the important adjustments that every bike needs to optimize performance for the rider and adapt to various track conditions. Other DVDs from the School’s extensive library can be added to any purchase, offering additional techniques and tips.

Thousands of riders have improved their skills learning from the veterans and pros at the school’s classes or through the DVDs. Whether it’s by attending group, semi-private or private classes or using the motocross action DVDs and streaming and downloading videos, every rider will learn better techniques and motocross practice drills to improve their riding skills and race results.

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