Personal Training

Your Personal Coach in Real-World Conditions

This street training option is for riders wanting individual attention.

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Personal training provides a personalized curriculum customized to fit your individual needs. Your classroom is the uncrowded, scenic roads hidden deep in the beautiful Berkshire Hills of New England. Provided Bluetooth helmet communicators allow immediate and meaningful coaching in real-time.

  • 1:1 or 2:1 student-to-coach ratio
  • 1 or 2 days
  • customized, personalized curriculum

Contact Ken to schedule training dates and discuss payment methods


What You’ll Learn

  • Slow Speed Maneuver Techniques
  • Emergency Braking
  • Visual Targets
  • Reading the Road
  • Lane Position
  • Body Position
  • Cornering Precision

Choose One or Two days

Private On-Street Training – 1 day

(1 or 2 Riders for 1 day)

This is the most popular option for riders who want undivided attention (1:1) or are willing to share time with a spouse or friend (2:1). Coaching is done using provided on-bike communicators.
Students must have at least a season of riding (3,000+ miles).
Private training includes:

  • Parking lot skill drills to start the day
  • Provided helmet communicators with real-time coaching
  • Training tour of Western MA and Southern Vermont
  • Video of our day (Please bring your own flash drive)
    1 rider, 1 Day: $600 
    2 riders, 1 Day: $1050

    *Add $450.00 for a third rider

Note: participants pay for their own meals

Ready to Sign Up?

Check Here for available Training Dates

Contact Ken to schedule training dates and discuss payment methods


Private On-Street Training – 2 days

(1 or 2 Riders for 2 days)

Miles of twisty roads tend to cause people to smile.
Miles of twisty roads tend to cause people to smile.

Same as the 1 day training, plus:

  • End of day discussion
  • A second full day of coaching and riding.
    1 rider, 2 Days: $1000
    2 riders, 2 Days: $1800 

    *Add $750.00 for a third rider

Does not include lodging or meals

Ready to Sign Up?

Check Here for available Training Dates

Contact Ken to schedule training dates and discuss payment methods


Private Dual Sport/ADV Training Tours

Basic Off-Road and Dual-Sport Training introduces you to the fundamentals of off-road riding for riders wanting to get a feel for what it takes to safely ride on dirt and gravel roads and easy trails. This training program is based on your skill level.

(1 or 2 Riders for 1 or 2 days)

Same as the private street training described above but on dirt roads:

  • Slow maneuvers necessary for riding in dirt
  • Coaching done on dirt roads.
    Pricing is the same as above

Does not include lodging or meals

Ready to Sign Up?

Check Here for available Training Dates

Contact Ken to schedule training dates and discuss payment methods


Read the Details & FAQ Page

Discounts apply for returning RITZ or Stayin’ Safe students. Contact Ken

Scholarships are available. 

Many insurance companies accept the Riding in the Zone completion certificate as proof of rider training that is eligible for insurance discounts.

Please Read the Payment and Cancellation Policy Page.


Other Training Programs

Advanced Parking Lot Training

On-street Training with a Group

Track Day Training 


Riding in the Zone, LLC is chartered through the American Motorcyclist Association and insured by the Philadelphia Insurance Companies.

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3 Replies to “Personal Training”

  1. Hi Ken,
    1. If I were to do a personal street day, would a rental moto be available?
    2. I was sorry to hear you are leaving MCNews. Where are you going?
    Thanks, Pepe

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