Ipswich Bicycle Club provides qualified or trainee British Cycling coaches at all its coached training sessions.

All of our coaches:

  • are qualified to at least Level 2 of the British Cycling coaching programme
  • are qualified first aiders
  • have completed a Criminal Records Bureau Check

We are always on the lookout for coaching assistants, either parents or members.

Coaching Programmes for Young Riders

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Ipswich Bicycle Club delivers a wide range of coaching from basic and intermediate cycling techniques, through to preparing riders for competitive cycling in cyclo cross or road racing. Each coach is qualified to deliver British Cycling’s programmes, where riders can progress into competition. Ipswich Bicycle Club is a Go-Ride accredited club, and is able to deliver this programme regularly at club sessions and also externally to schools.



If you are a young rider aged 7yrs+ and are interested in taking part in a coaching session, please see announcements below or contact one of the coaching team to find out the date and time of the next session.

What do you need

  • Bicycle, (always check whether an off-road, or road bicycle is needed)
  • Helmet
  • Water
  • Appropriate clothing for cycling in all weathers
  • Parental consent form completed at your first session
  • £3.00 per rider


Ipswich Bicycle Club operates mainly from Foxhall heath/Stadium and RAF Woodbridge.

Both venues offer safe off road environment for technique and race practise.

Next Sessions

All sessions 10am-12noon (arrive 9.40am) adults welcome and encouraged too.
Autumn/Winter sessions will all be offroad where a Mountain or Cyclo Cross bike will be required. Working around and supporting entries to the Eastern Cyclo Cross League.

Spring/Summer sessions look at road disciplines where a racing bike or Cyclo Cross bike with road tyres will be required. Working around and support entries to the Eastern Region Youth Circuit Series and Suffolk Cycle Racing Series to name a few.

All sessions look at core bike handling skills and combine mini race scenarios giving a good workout.

Autumn/Winter Dates 2015

Sat 26 Sep Training at Foxhall
Sat 3 Oct Training at Foxhall
Sat 24 Oct Training at Foxhall
Sat 31 Oct Training at Foxhall
Sat 14 Nov Training at Foxhall
Sat 5 Dec Training at Foxhall
Sat 12 Dec Training at Foxhall
Sat 19 Dec TBC
Sat 9 Jan 2016 TBC
Sat 16 Jan TBC
Sat 23 Jan TBC
Sat 30 Jan 2016 TBC

Contact Us

Ipswich Bicycle Clubs coaching team is managed by a coaching committee that meets regularly throughout the year. Email below if you wish to receive updates on our sessions.

Coaching Secretary Adam Keer 07880 601396

Other Local Youth Coaching

Youth Road coaching is also offered locally by Marshall Crowe, a Level 3 Coach form local club Plomesgate CC.

Sessions are for up to 20 riders. Mimimum age is 12yrs. No maximum.

If you wish to be included please email or call Marshall. 07860 689125