IPMBA Training Class Details

IPMBA Instructor Course - Tempe, AZ This class is full!

Mon, October 29, 2018 — Fri, November 02, 2018

Course Location/Facility Name: Arizona State University Police Department

Address: 325 E. Apache Blvd. Tempe, AZ 85287-1812 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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Tuition: $750 + applicable membership/certification fees

Instructor Name: Rance Okada, PCI#246T; Pat Hernandez, PCI #843T/EMSCI #161T

Event Schedule/Agenda: Monday, 8am-6pm; Tuesday, 8am-6pm; Wednesday, 1pm-11pm; Thursday, 9am-6pm; Friday, 7am-3pm. Schedule is subject to change.

Registration Contact Information: IPMBA Phone: 410-744-2400
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Online Registration: (if applicable) Click here to register online


Holiday Inn Express Phoenix-Tempe-University, 1031 East Apache Blvd., Tempe, AZ  85281.  Call 480-966-7202 for a reservation and reference Group Code IPM.  The rate of $99 plus 14.07% tax is available until October 7, 2018 or until sellout.  Please note that the reservation cancellation date is also October 7.  **This rate is valid for the nights of October 28 through November 2 only.**

The rate includes hot breakfast, parking, and in-room wireless internet access.  Amenities include heated outdoor pool, business center, laundry facilities, free shuttle to ASU, Mill Avenue Entertainment Districto, Tempe Marketplace, and Phoenix SkyHarbor.  For more information and to reserve a room online, visit http://tinyurl.com/IPMBAIC-AZ-18.

Additional Info:

Download the information and registration packet here.  Even if you register online, there is important information in the packet that you need.  

This course requires an application process.  You MUST download the application and submit it via email or fax when you register. 


Note:  The IPMBA Office will be closed September 17-October 5.  Applications and registrations received during this time will be processed on October 8.    

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


ASU Police has more than 30 department bicycles, all in good working order.  They will be made available on a first-come, first-served basis.  Contact Katie Fuchtman at katie.fuchtman@asu.edu to reserve a bike in your size. 

The bicycles have toe clips (cages and straps; bring your own pedals if you prefer a different style of pedal retention), kickstands, racks, and rack bags.  You must bring your own headlight, and EMS personnel must provide their own panniers.