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Old 01-07-2014, 01:10 AM   #1
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I'm reading up on the private lessons, from whoopies for instance. Has anyone ever taken them? Is it worth the money? I know I'll get the personal coaching but is it really more in depth than what I can learn from a few track days?
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I'm reading up on the private lessons, from whoopies for instance. Has anyone ever taken them? Is it worth the money? I know I'll get the personal coaching but is it really more in depth than what I can learn from a few track days?
I have heard if you want to go fast on the track, talk with Whoop!
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I'm reading up on the private lessons, from whoopies for instance. Has anyone ever taken them? Is it worth the money? I know I'll get the personal coaching but is it really more in depth than what I can learn from a few track days?
I think regardless of what pace youre running, Level 2 or level 3 you will enjoy the day very much and can learn a lot from it. You should be running at least a 2:20 or better for a whoops day. Besides the pointers that whoop can give you is also the track time you receive. at a normal track day you pay about 100-140 dollars for 2-2.5 hours of track time if everything goes smoothly. You will pay 200 for 4 hours of track with whoops day since they have 8 min 30 min sessions or 350 for the personal instruction. And you have the whole track to yourself basically

If you dont know what you need to work on, find out. I think its worth it. Also I've only done the 8 student max days with whoop. I have not done the 3 student max which is 350 a student I believe. But i've heard a lot of good things about that as well. Stuff you can practice out on the track that you wouldnt be able to try with other people riding out there. Like braking points and techniques.
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He also has a class that's $575 and I wasn't clear on what that entails so i emailed him to elaborate on it. I don't mind going to a normal track day but I feel I'll be better off getting the 1 on 1 coaching to help me improve my confidence. I've gotten a little timid after an accident and I don't wanna just jump out there right away.
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Like Umayr said "You will pay 200 for 4 hours of track with whoops day since they have 8 - 30 min sessions or 350 for the personal instruction. And you have the whole track to yourself basically"
You can't go wrong with that...
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But I do understand the timid part.
I had to go back all the way to level 1 to build up my confidence back up and it took me the hole entire 2013 season for me to get back where I left before the crash and just now I feel like I could take the Whoop class to take the most of what he have to offer.
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Thanks for the replies. Clearly whoop is well respected and I can't go wrong taking any of his classes. It's amazing how much you regress after an accident. I would have described myself pre - wreck as a competent rider, now it's like I'm just starting out again.
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As mentioned above, Whoop is a great coach & friend.

If you're serious about taking this (which I recommend) come out this Sunday. We will be there riding at msrh.

Hope to see you out, buddy
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As mentioned above, Whoop is a great coach & friend.

If you're serious about taking this (which I recommend) come out this Sunday. We will be there riding at msrh.

Hope to see you out, buddy
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Whoop is one of the best, if not the best local guys to get instruction from around here.

Having that said, it sounds like putting around a parking lot, then doing a L1 TD might be the better way to go right now. You're not going to benefit from Whoop if you're timid and still uncomfortable on the bike while he's trying to get guys into the 1:30's or 1:40's around the track.

Once you're comfortable, then definitely do a private for sure.
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That clarifies things for me...I hope to make several track days this year and getting with some of you guys for pointers...... greatly appreciative!!!
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