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Pedal Your Way to Enhanced Skills and Fitness: Unveiling the Cost and Benefits of OpentraX’s Skills-traX© Program

At OpentraX, we believe in the transformative power of outdoor adventures. Harnessing the thrill of mountain biking and the great outdoors, our Skills-traX© program is specifically curated to offer a unique blend of physical fitness and holistic development. With the perfect fusion of adrenaline and skill-building, our program is designed to empower participants with confidence, resilience, and social skills, while also improving physical fitness.

The first question on many of our interested participants’ minds is about the cost involved in the program. At OpentraX, we offer a comprehensive structure that provides excellent value for your investment.

Unpacking the Cost Structure

Our program cost encompasses a variety of elements that contribute to the overall participant experience:

  1. Initial Assessment: Our professional therapists conduct an in-depth initial assessment to understand the unique needs, abilities, and goals of each participant. The cost of this comprehensive review allows us to customise our program to the participant’s individual requirements.

  2. Training Sessions: The main component of the Skills-traX© program is our hands-on training sessions. We ensure these sessions are engaging, educational, and fun, providing a value-packed experience that validates the cost of our program.

  3. Progress Evaluation: We monitor and evaluate participant progress throughout the program. At the end, our expert therapists provide a detailed progress report, allowing participants to appreciate their growth and achievements.

The Rich Benefits of Skills-traX©

Skills-traX© is not just about learning to ride a bike or improving biking skills. It’s a holistic program that focuses on multiple areas of development. Here’s what participants stand to gain from Skills-traX©:

  1. Improved Physical Fitness: Regular bike training enhances cardiovascular health, strength, endurance and overall fitness.

  2. Boosted Confidence: Mastering new biking skills and overcoming challenges foster confidence on and off the bike.

  3. Enhanced Problem-Solving Skills: Participants learn to apply problem-solving skills in diverse life situations.

  4. Better Communication: Group activities enhance participants’ ability to express their thoughts and feelings effectively.

  5. Increased Self-Awareness: Understanding their physical and mental abilities can help participants identify their strengths and weaknesses.

  6. Reduced Stress and Anxiety: Physical activity is a known stress-buster, reducing anxiety levels.

  7. Emotional Regulation: Bike training helps participants manage their emotions healthily.

  8. Improved Focus and Attention: Concentration required in biking aids in developing better focus.

  9. Better Balance and Coordination: Skills training enhances balance and coordination skills, helpful in daily life.

  10. Stronger Sense of Community: Group activities foster a sense of community and support, improving mental well-being.

In addition, Skills-traX© works towards improving social skills, decision-making abilities, motivation levels, creativity, time management, resilience, self-esteem, leadership and teamwork skills. Participants gain a sense of accomplishment, build trust and communication skills, and develop mindfulness and present-moment awareness.

Mountain biking aids in fostering creativity and problem-solving, promotes emotional regulation, enhances self-esteem, reduces stress, improves physical fitness and encourages the development of healthy habits. The social aspect of group rides provides a sense of community and social support, reducing feelings of isolation and enhancing overall well-being. The program empowers individuals by equipping them with the skills and confidence to tackle challenges both on the bike and off.

Ready to embark on a transformational journey with Skills-traX©? Fill out an application form today!

Link to the application form: [Application form]

And if you know someone who could benefit from our programs, please participate in our referral program.

Link to the referral program: [Referral program]

Join us at OpentraX, and experience a journey of transformation, empowerment, and growth.

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In our overview video, which you can view below, we dive into the heart of our mission at OpentraX. Our team is dedicated to working with people from all walks of life, aged 5 to 80, with diverse conditions such as ASD, ADHD, intellectual impairment, and acquired brain injuries.

At OpentraX, we believe that joy fosters consistency and this consistency, in turn, brings about incredible results. Our programs are designed to ensure that therapy is not a chore but an engaging and exciting experience. By breaking away from monotonous and conventional therapeutic sessions, we strive to create an environment of enthusiasm and innovation.

Our approach is entirely participant-centric. Instead of fitting our participants into a standard program, we take the time to understand each individual’s goals, needs, interests, learning styles, and abilities. With this information, we create a program that is perfectly tailored for them.

Our team is composed of highly qualified and experienced allied health professionals. Their expertise allows them to conduct detailed assessments, ensuring that every program is specialized, evidence-based, and uniquely tailored. This approach allows us to create a comprehensive and effective therapeutic journey for each participant, both on and off the trails.

The video below provides an introduction to the experiences and transformations at OpentraX. However, the best way to understand the OpentraX difference is to see it in action. So, watch the video, join us on this journey, and witness the amazing transformations that occur with OpentraX Adventure Therapy.

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Discover the joy of adventure therapy. Join us at OpentraX – where therapy meets adventure, and lives are transformed.

Principal AEPDirector | OpentraXAccredited Clinical Exercise PhysiologistAccredited Exercise ScientistAEP, AES, ESSAM, ACSM, BSHPE, MCEPBachelor of Clinical Exercise PhysiologyPASSIONATE ABOUT:Making the most of my time on this big old rock by helping people that aren’t always given the opportunities to have the incredible life experiences, feelings and joys that many of us enjoy every day without a second thought. I love to challeng myself through many different aspects of my life to see where I can improve to make my life, and those lives around me, better!SPECIALISES IN WORKING WITHAges 20 – 80yoMental healthMusculoskeletal Injuries & ConditionsDepressionAnxietyADHDASDFUN FACTS:I‘ve had a number of articles published in prominent scientific and medical journals ie. Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic, I’ve got a youtube recipe video of me making Big Mac Sauce that was recommended to the world by actor Colin FarrellI’ve ridden in a real-life rodeoI make my own bacon, sausages, brew my own beer, love fishing, hiking, mountain biking, camping, and being in the great outdoorsWhat is your favorite song?Til’ you can’t’ song by Cody JohnsonDo you have any hidden talents or hobbies?What is a fear you have overcome in your life?Staying the same. Not getting the most out of my life. It’s real. We get one go at this life, I used to worry about where I’d end up, who I’d turn out to be, what I’d achieve in my life. Working with the incredible people I have in my career, I realise that life could change in an instant for any one of us, through no fault of our own. Now, instead of constantly looking ahead at the destination, I’ve become far more present to the moment. Enjoying the journey.The way I am, I know there’s always going to be plans, ideas, things that are bigger, shinier and more exciting to look forward to in life than where I am right now. Instead of focusing on those things all the time, I’ve worked hard to focus on enjoying the whole process, the journey…THE RIDE!I’ve been on a mission for most of my life to give things 110% and for those of you who’ve met me, or are about to…you’ll see. I’m not your run-of-mill Exercise Physiologist…well….person actually! I’m passionate, excited, and feel like my life is on a pretty amazing path and I want to be able to share this with anyone I cross paths with, in my life.What do you love being about an AEP?Being an AEP for me has given me formal skills and qualifications that enable me to truly help other people who are wanting to change or improve different aspects of their lives. My background as a High School Physical Education teacher before becoming an AEP equipped me with a strong appreciation for how different people can be, and how communication can be delivered to people in so many different ways.Working in schools and spending plenty of time involved in outdoor education programs and activities taught me that what is effective for some, is certainly not for others and that it’s me as the teacher, leader or facilitator who needs to adapt my way of communication to help that person in the way that works best for them. Someone can ask me the same question 1000 different ways and ill try 1001 different ways of explaining until I know that they truly understand it in their own way. I don’t blow up, get mad or angry…that’s a waste of my explaining energy…and sometimes I really need it!What do you hope to be able to achieve for your clients?Doing the work our team does, I’ve realised that we are doing a fantastic job of improving peoples physical capacity, mental resilience and social independence and engagement with life, but most importantly, we are building meaningful relationships with our clients, and helping them to build their own relationships with those that they want to by linking them up with other people who genuinely want friends, social connections and to live life to the fullest.