Maine Motocross School - Hemond’s MX & Offroad Park

Maine Motocross School

Maine Dirtbike Lessons

Choose What You Want To Learn

Controls & Components

  • Fuel Valve
  • Choke
  • Kick Start
  • Throttle
  • Clutch
  • Shifter
  • Gears & Neutral
  • Front & Rear Brake

Fundamentals

  • Mounting
  • Dismounting
  • Posture
  • Body Position
  • Finding Neutral
  • When To Use The Choke
  • Kickstarting the Engine
  • Warming Up The Engine
  • Shutting Off The Motorcycle

Starting & Stopping

  • Body Position Reminder
  • Clutch & Throttle Use
  • Shifting Into First
  • Looking Ahead
  • Taking Off
  • Stopping
  • Start & Stop Drills

Shifting

  • Procedure & Technique
  • Clutch & Throttle Coordination
  • Engine RPM (not to over-rev)
  • Upshifting & Downshifting (smooth clutch)

Turning

  • Technique & Posture
  • Throttle Control
  • Leaning Into The Corner
  • Looking Ahead
  • Turning Left & Right

Hills

  • Technique & Posture
  • Throttle Control
  • Choosing The Right Gear
  • Braking
  • Looking Ahead

Jumping

  • Procedure & Technique
  • Throttle Control
  • Posture
  • Throttle & Brake Gyros
  • Looking Ahead

Cornering:

  • Procedure & Technique
  • Posture
  • Throttle & Clutch Control
  • Front & Rear Braking
  • Berms, Ruts & Flat Tracking
  • Looking Ahead

Terrain

  • Sand
  • Mud
  • Rocks
  • Logs & Stumps
  • Ruts

Gatedrops:

  • Procedure & Technique
  • Throttle & Clutch Control
  • Posture
  • Shifting
  • Looking Ahead
  • Mental Focus

Cornering:

  • Procedure & Technique
  • Posture
  • Throttle Control
  • Entry Speed
  • Exit Speed
  • Looking Ahead

Jumping:

  • Seat Bounce
  • Preload
  • Speed & Timing
  • Scrubbing Speed
  • Whipping

Advance Offroad:

  • Water Crossing
  • Rock Gardens
  • Large Logs & Stumps
  • Deep Mud
  • Steep Hill Climbs

Physical & Mental:

  • Stretching
  • Cardio Training
  • Weight Training
  • Mental Training
  • Target Training
  • Nutrition
  • Rest & Recovery

Our Mission

Motocross Coach Craig Michaud

Craig Michaud

USMCA Certified Coach

CREDENTIALS

  • CPR Certified
  • ConcussionWise
  • HeatWise
  • CardiacWise
  • Expert Racer
  • Previous Trainer at JWTF

USMCA VISION: A thriving motorcycle industry, where all stakeholders realize the benefits of a resurgence in participation from new and returning riders

Craig Michaud Coaching MX Kid
Hemond's MX Ruts
Dirtbike Jump Log

SCHEDULE A LESSON TODAY