Tuesday, July 23, 2024

Want to learn or improve your bike-riding skills? Get up to speed with these training providers.

Want to learn or improve your bike-riding skills? Get up to speed with these training providers.

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Are you a beginner rider looking to improve your motorcycle riding skills? Maybe you are considering going through a refresher course so you can strengthen your knowledge. Mastering the art of motorcycle riding takes practice and experience, but learning how to ride responsibly and use the road courteously starts with a right training. 

Fortunately, there are numerous organizations offering free and paid lessons to help you get up to speed. If you want to sharpen your motorcycle riding know-how, here are some training providers to help you get there:

Honda Safety Driving Center

The Honda Safety Driving Center (HSDC) stands as a beacon of excellence in the realm of riding and driving safety education. Strategically located in Parañaque City, this world-class training facility is dedicated to promoting safe riding practices and reducing road crashes through comprehensive rider training programs.

Whether you’re a complete beginner, acquiring a driver’s license or looking to brush up on your existing skills, the Honda Safety Driving Center has you covered. Here’s a quick breakdown of their offerings:

  • Their “Beginners Course” is the perfect starting point for anyone new to motorcycles or automobile.
  • The “Refresher Course” is ideal for experienced riders/drivers who want to enhance their safety and confidence.
  • Need something specific? HSDC also offer customized training and flexible schedules to address specific learning needs or requirements of any individual or corporate accounts.

The success of Honda Safety Driving Center can be attributed to its team of expert instructors. These professionals are not only highly skilled instructors but also adept educators who are passionate about promoting road safety as the core of its teaching method. Recognized and acknowledged by Honda Global, HSDC employ a mix of theoretical and practical training instructions to ensure that participants gain a deep understanding of safe riding and driving practices.

The Honda Safety Driving Center exemplifies Honda’s dedication to promoting road safety through innovative training and education technique. By providing comprehensive and ladderized training programs in a state-of-the-art facility, and its Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives HSDC is not only helping individuals become better riders or drivers but also contributing to a safer riding environment for everyone. As road safety continues to be a global social concern, the efforts of institutions like HSDC are crucial in making our roads safer and reducing the number of traffic-related incidents align to its Global safety direction by 2050.

To learn more about the Honda Safety Driving Center, visit www.hondaph.com/training-courses.

 

Kawasaki Ninja Philippines Safety Riding Training

If you’re a new motorcycle owner who is interested in learning about the basics of motorcycle riding or just want to brush up on your knowledge of riding your motorcycle, Kawasaki Philippines conducts regular trainings in partnership with Ninja Philippines aimed at helping riders learn the best practices for safety riding.

To know the schedule of the next training sessions, all you need to do is reach out to your nearest Ninja Philippines chapter. Their safety training covers several topics including how to handle your motorcycle in traffic and when cornering, just to name a few. The training sessions are free, and you will receive a certificate upon completion.

To learn more about Kawasaki Ninja Philippines Safety Riding Training, visit Kawasaki Motors Philippines and Ninja Philippines’ official Facebook pages.

Suzuki Safety Riding Authority (SSRA)

Another organization that you can consider if you’re interested in learning how to ride your motorcycle is Suzuki Safety Riding Authority (SSRA) under Suzuki Philippines Incorporated. SSRA regularly offers trainings for free on a wide range of topics from Learn to Ride up to practical safety riding techniques which include posture and balance while riding a motorcycle, better understanding of traffic signs, road courtesy, among others. In fact, Suzuki Philippines Incorporated is currently the Guinness World Record holder for the Largest Road Safety Lesson.

Utilizing a program that combines training from Suzuki’s home office in Japan with learnings from their partnership with the Land Transportation Office, SSRA offers another solid option for those who are looking to improve their motorcycle riding skills.

Suzuki Philippines Incorporated offers their program for FREE. Just visit their website at <link> or send a direct message on their social media channel https://www.facebook.com/SuzukiMotorcyclesPhilippines for more information.

Yamaha Riding Academy

Yamaha Motor Philippines also offers safety riding trainings to motorcycle riders through the Yamaha Riding Academy. The Yamaha Riding Academy is a program that aims to help motorcycle riders enjoy safe and enjoyable rides by equipping them with basic knowledge and skills related to motorcycle use.

The Yamaha Riding Academy regularly conducts trainings and even webinars for free, which can cover numerous topics related to motorcycle use and road safety. These include proper riding posture, starting and stopping, braking, sitting, standing, slalom riding, making small turns, and riding uphill and downhill.

To learn more about Yamaha Riding Academy, visit Yamaha Motor Philippines, Inc.’s officiaķl Facebook page.

Honda Philippines, Inc., Kawasaki Motors Philippines Corp., Suzuki Philippines, Inc., and Yamaha Motor Philippines, Inc. are all members of the Motorcycle Development Program Participants Association, Inc. (MDPPA), the country’s most relevant association proactive to the needs of stakeholders in the country’s motorcycle industry.

Among the many goals of MDPPA is addressing the global industry gaps in road safety, regulation compliance, environmental protection, technology, and innovation through active consultation, representation, and communication with various stakeholders.

Visit https://mdppa.com.ph/ to learn more about the various advocacies of MDPPA.