|Being good at something doesn't mean that you can explain it well. I
break things down and analyze them in a way that helps you to understand it
and explain it to your children. The "Bringing up Bicyclists" class also
helps parents to see things from a child's point of view and to understand
how their physical and mental capabilities differ from that of adults.
Here are some quotes from parents after my classes:
" I knew everything you said instinctively from my many years of riding,
but you helped me analyze it so that I can explain it to my son."
"I have been involved in traffic safety for years, and thought I knew it
all, but I learned a lot."
"You said many of the same things that I have been telling my children,
but it really helps for them to hear the same thing from an authority figure
who is not their parent."
"I learned a lot about how to drive safely around bicyclists."
"This class was a potential life-saver for my daughter."
"This class should be mandatory for all middle school students."
"I see now that we were doing almost everything wrong. It all makes perfect
sense when you explain it."
"Rich was extraordinary: knowledgeable,
patient and practical. Just the right combination of lecture + practice."
(Middle School Bike Skills)