IPMBA Training Class Details

IPMBA Instructor Course - Fort Worth, TX Mon, April 08, 2019 — Fri, April 12, 2019


Course Location/Facility Name: Hilton Downtown Fort Worth

Address: 815 Main Street Fort Worth, TX 76102 US

Event Description:

Riding a bike is not as easy as…riding a bike.  Public safety cyclists must learn how to ride both technically and tactically.  This intense course will equip you with the skills to teach public safety cyclists how to use their bikes safely and effectively.  Through in-class presentations, on-bike drills, mock teaching sessions, and peer and self-critiques, you will learn to identify and correct improper technique; assist students in overcoming difficulties; and incorporate various methods of instruction into the IPMBA courses.  This course is often described by graduates as one of the most challenging and rewarding classes of their careers.

Curriculum Overview:  Instructor Course Curriculum Overview

Prerequisites: Current IPMBA Police, EMS, or Security certified membership; good physical condition; see details at Become an Instructor

Required Equipment: Instructor Course Equipment List

Testing Procedure:  Basic knowledge and skills assessment; written and practical; oral presentations

Certification: IPMBA Instructor Certification is available to qualified Police, EMS, and Security personnel who pass the written and practical tests and oral presentations.

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IPMBA Instructor Course

Tuition: $775/$825 before/after March 1 + applicable membership fees. Includes workshops on April 13.

Instructor Name: Ed Brown, Dwight Edwards, Pat Hernandez, Rance Okada, Michael Pitman, Bobby Sellers, Jeff Taylor, Matthew Worm

Event Schedule/Agenda: Monday, April 8, 8am-6pm; Tuesday, April 9, 8am-6pm; Wednesday, April 10, 1pm-11pm; Thursday, April 11, 9am-6pm; Friday, April 12, 7am-2pm; your choice of workshops on Saturday, April 13.

Registration Contact Information: IPMBA Phone: 410-744-2400
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Accommodations:

Historic Hilton Downtown Fort Worth, 815 Main Street, Fort Worth, Texas, 76102

Experience “a moment in time, a place in history" at Hilton Fort Worth in downtown Fort Worth, the scene of 35th President John F. Kennedy’s final address on the morning of November 22, 1963.  This elegant landmark hotel is just a few yards from Sundance Square where you can enjoy outdoor concerts and popular restaurants. The Fort Worth Cultural District, the Stockyards area and Tarrant County College are just minutes away.  Also nearby are the Fort Worth Zoo, Bass Hall, Fort Worth Museum of Science & History, the Federal Building, and the Botanical Garden. The world-famous Texas Motor Speedway, which features NASCAR and IRL races, is an easy 20-minute drive, as is AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys.

Take the train to Dallas; the Trinity Railway Express is within walking distance. There you can explore the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, or the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum.  Click here for more information about nearby attractions.  

On-site dining options include Starbucks, the Skylight Court Bar, the Cafe Texas, and Ruth's Chris Steakhouse.  Wi-Fi is free in guest rooms and public areas.  There is no self-parking; valet parking is $30/$45 (oversized vehicles) per day.  Daily (commuter) parking is $20 per day.  Rates do not include taxes.  There is no airport shuttle service, but the TRE links DWF Airport to downtown Fort Worth.  The host agency will provide transportation from DFW to the Hilton and back to those who pre-register by completing the airport shuttle request form

Rate:  $169 (single/double); $179 (triple); $189 (quad) + 17% taxes + $0.81 tourism fee per night.  To reserve a room, call 817-870-2100 and reference Group Code PMBA, or book online.  The rate is applicable April 4-14, as long as rooms are available.  The cut-off date is March 7, 2019.  

Additional Info:

This course requires an application process.  You MUST download the application and submit it with your registration form.

For information about eligibility requirements, visit http://ipmba.org/training/become_an_IPMBA_instructor.

This course is being held as part of the 29th Annual IPMBA Conference, April 8-13, 2019.  Fee includes workshops on Saturday, April 13, and other ancillary activities.  

Download the registration packet.  Online registration will be opening late fall.  You must email or fax (410-744-5504) your completed Instructor Application as part of the registration process.