The Surrey Hills Adventure Company - Skills training and Guiding in the Surrey Hills

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Awesome stag do
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What a brilliant day! 'Skip' led my friends and I on an absolute beginners trip for my Stag Do. This was perfect as none of us had any previous mountain biking experience, and Skip is an able teacher. After some safety pointers and practicing the basics in an open area, we made our way to the top of Holmbury Hill and then went down again much quicker - safely, but enjoying every moment of it! A memorable part of my wedding celebrations, and a great way to catch up with old mates. Thank you so much Skip!

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Awesome bikes
Brilliant scenery
Talented teacher
Exciting and enjoyable
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Yes
AH
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Buzzing!!! :)
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Did a MTBing 1 to 1 with Skip this week, and I have come away bouncing! He's super patient, explains everything so clearly and despite me being such a big wuss, I felt really safe. I was even happy to attempt "scary stuff" as Skip developed all my skills to make it happen. The session has really boosted my confidence, I came away so inspired and can't recommend a session enough! You'll be flying! :D

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Great Half Term Activity
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Scott is a brilliant instructor, both Oliver and Monty had an incredible time and rated their morning with Scott 10/10 ! If your children are anything like mine and prefer to take cycling instruction from a non-parent (!) then Scott can deliver safety, fun and skills in one go. No surprises Oliver and Monty are begging for their next lesson!
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OA
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MTB lesson
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fantastic morning with Scott, really great fun and learnt a lot. I would highly recommend it!
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none
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Great Learning and Lots of Fun!
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Great instruction; lots of content but delivered in a relaxed and fun style. I learnt a great deal in just a couple of hours. And Skip was able to tailor the experience to stretch us just the right amount, adjusting the exercises for each participant to ensure everyone got the most from the session. Will definitely be coming back for more!
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NM
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Awesome day out....
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A great Father's Day present - I have been mountain biking for years but never had any coaching like this - really improved my control of the bike, my speed downhill, particularly around the technical parts of the woods - all whist having a good laugh.....very highly recommend!

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Great technical lessons teaching me a lot about what I don't know!
Very good coaching, advice and guidance
All done in a very relaxed way - having a laugh as well
Bad Points
I need to be fitter :)
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R
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Great birthday present from my wife. 5 Stars to her!
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Subsequent to an accident whilst out riding my mountain bike on the trails amongst the Surrey Hills (it was my fourth ride out and I ran out of talent), my wife bought me a 2 hour skills voucher with Scott as a birthday gift. It has to be one of the best birthday presents I've ever had. Scott is a great guy and makes you feel at ease in no time. I was impressed with Scotts ability to articulate and demonstrate in such a way that it makes it very easy to understand what he is asking of you which means you get to maximum your time and ultimately maximum what you learn from Scott. What I took away with me after my 2 hours was incredibly valuable. I quickly established that I've been doing it all wrong, right down to my positioning, my braking, my line of vision, pretty much everything. Thanks to Scott I now feel far more confident and far more comfortable on my bike, so much so that I feel I can now begin to explore the full potential of my bike and enjoy my time on the trails so much more. If you are new to mountain biking or if you are planning to take up mountain biking, I would seriously recommend that you buy some time with Scott and avoid making the same mistakes I made and get a head start by learning from a master instead of learning the hard way. Great job Scott and thank you for your expert tuition.

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Too many to mention
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A day to remember
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I honestly can say I was a doubter about this when my wife booked it for me, but what a great day. After a couple of hours with Scott (skip) I was flying down some technical flowing single tracks with good drops and burms. In fact at this weekends mtb race I clicked fastest on strava downhill section for that day!! Just need to get faster up hill!!! I'm going back to SHAC for more!!

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The trails
The tuition
The 'no rush' attitude
Feeling of achievemen
skills and confidence definitely improved
Bad Points
Went too quickly!!
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Yes
AT
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Great weekend in the Surrey Hills!
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All round excellent tuition and guiding - would strongly recommend SHAC!

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Skip was excellent. He understood our group very quickly and got the perfect balance of tuition and fun! Weekend couldn't have been any better planned. His knowledge of the trails was amazing. He picked out routes that tested us just the right amount.
Thanks!
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M
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Awesome Ride out
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Brilliant!!!!!!

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<div>The lesson really helped with my cornering and jumps! It's was a brilliant and fun day out. Scott was a great teacher who explained things really well and I learnt a lot . My best mate Harvey who came too said "I can't thank Skip enough for what he taught me I had a fab day"</div>
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RP
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