Ride 101


Co-Rider: Will result in an increased awareness, greater team interaction between the rider and co-rider

Motorcycle Crash Scene Response: The purpose of the MCSR is to suggest an appropriate course of action when a crash has occurred.

Who’s Afraid of the Dark ~ Riding at Night: Provide understanding and hints and tips for riding at night to overcome the concerns riders/co-riders may have.



Ride 102

R U Ready 2 Ride ~ Riding Readiness: A motorcyclist must ask a number of questions to make sure that they are ready to go on a ride

Hot, You’re Hot ~ Riding in the Heat: Provide tips for riders, co-riders and for the motorcycle to safely ride in the heat

A View From the Rear ~ Co-Rider View of Riding: To delve deeper into and to share the co-riders’ perspective, and through this knowledge, empowering the co-riders to be a more integral part of the riding team

Helmets ~ Fact or Fiction: Learn about aspects of helmets and motorcycling



Ride 103

Dangerous Epidemic ~ Distracted Drivers: Participants will recognize that distracted driving is dangerous and deadly

Riding with New/Inexperienced Riders: To cover topics related to how the new and/or inexperienced rider interacts during a group riding experience

Only Sugar Melts in the Rain! ~ Riding in the Rain: To better prepare the rider and motorcycle to lessen the risks involved with riding in the rain.

Team Riding: To educate and inform members about the benefits of team riding and the suggested planning and conduct of a team ride resulting in a reduction in riding risk

High Side Scenarios: Identify scenarios that produce High Side falls



Ride 104

Brrr, It’s Cold ~ Riding in the Cold: To discuss the risk factors in riding in the cold, to understand the signs and symptoms of hypothermia

Running Mountains, Hills & Curves: To become more familiar about riding around mountains and how to prepare for the trip or ride

Trailering: Provide education and information about various aspects of pulling a trailer resulting in a better understanding of potential problems, a reduction in the risks associated with pulling a trailer and an increase in riding safety.

Road Captain Course: Designed for all who want to participate. The person who really wants to be a group leader will benefit the most but encourage the co-riders and riders who are not interested in being leaders to take this course.

On the Level ~ Level Up: Examine the Levels Program and assess the impact participation has on member safety, skill, proficiency and emergency preparedness.

For the Mature Rider: Increase the awareness of the effects of aging on motorcycle riders



 Lead 201

Bad Apple ~ Toxic People: Provide information on Toxic People and how they will harm a Chapter if they are not handled effectively

Calm the Clash ~ Conflict Resolution: Leaders are often faced with conflict within their Chapter or District. Leaders must address conflict to maintain the health of their Chapter.

Can You Hear Me Now ~ Communication: Increase communication in order to increase participation

Cha-Cha-Cha Change ~ Managing Change: Provide insights and tools for managing change

Newsletters: Recognize the importance of a well thought out newsletter for communications.



Lead 202

Conflict It’s Inevitable ~ Conflict: Reactions to conflict. Understand the difference between React and Respond

Do You Have a Minute ~ Giving Feedback: Officers will realize the importance of feedback and that there are constructive ways to offer feedback

My Enthusiasm Counts ~ Chapter MEC Role: Describe how enthusiasm should be a role being a Chapter MEC

Retention is Important ~ Retention: To understand that Retention is a strategy rather than an outcome

Remembering Names: Identify reasons we don’t remember names and learn easy to use memory techniques



Lead 203

Road Trippin’ ~ Setting Goals: Assist Chapters and Districts with setting goals

Row, Row, Row Your Boat ~ Delegation: Understand the purpose of Delegation. Use delegation to increase involvement and decrease the “work load” on one individual.

Talk to the Elephant ~ Difficult Conversations: You will learn how to handle difficult conversations more effectively

This Ones for the Girls ~ Women in Leadership Roles: Women leaders in GWRRA are in a unique position. Networking with other women provides an opportunity to share successes and challenges

Public Speaking Skills: Learn how to dispel fears of public speaking

Lead 204

Underestimating Leadership ~ Leadership & Decision Making: To assist officers in understanding their role as a decision maker and leader

We’re Doing What ~ Planning a Chapter Event: Understand how to plan and execute a successful event

Bee Smart ~ Train your Brain: Learn ways to keep their memory sharp and their mental acuity intact as they age.



 Lead 205

Checks & Balances ~ Chapter Finances: Provide information about the proper handling of Chapter Finances and reporting requirements

Say What ~ Body Language: To make participants aware that their body language is communicating a message that is more important than what they are saying.

Coaching: Define coaching and introduce the skills needed to coach


Live 301

Juggling ~ Work & Life Balances: Create an understanding of work and life and why it is important to balance the two. Provide tools to help create a better work/life balance

More Members ~ Recruitment: To understand the importance of creating and implementing a Recruitment plan

A Penny For Your Thoughts ~ Gathering Feedback: Feedback is an important tool for leaders

History of GWRRA: Overview of GWRRAs history



Live 302

Stress Less ~ Stress Management: Provide participants with strategies for handling stress

You’ve Got Mail ~ Email Etiquette: Understand how to compose a clear, concise e-mail that results in the best possible communication.

Zone Out – Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone: Participants will know that their greatest learning is outside of the comfort zone

Flyers for Fun & Profit: Learn how to use flyers to promote events



Live 303

Just Add Spice ~ Adding Fun to Gatherings: Building fun into Chapter Gatherings needs to be planned


If you or your Chapter is looking to set up some training. It is as easy as contacting the District Trainer. Below is a list of training available.


Norm Van Dame
(813) 684-1200

nvandame@verizon.net

University Training

Florida District - Gold Wing Road Riders Association