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  • The 2 most common Motocross Cornering mistakes.

    The 2 most common Motocross Cornering mistakes.

    Motocross corner speed is a key factor in having fast lap times and getting good race results. If you want to have them you can’t be making these 2 most common motocross cornering mistakes! These are 2 technical mistakes that will slow you down while going into every corner. To really improve your corner speed watch this free “Motocross Braking Techniques DVD” preview and then order the DVD or Stream online. For you Vets riders here is the link to my “Motocross Skills for Vets (How to Improve Your Motocross Corner Speed and Control”.

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  • How to regain confidence after injury.

    How to regain confidence after injury.

    Whether you’re trying to regain confidence after an injury or just wanting to gain more confidence period, I hope this info helps you accomplish it. My closing note to my site’s members and viewers. This is another example that speaks volumes in the fact that with the right mindset, practice strategies and methods you can do it! Never dough yourself, keep your eyes on your goals. Sure dough will come into your mind from time to time, that happens to all of us but don’t pay any attention to it. Don’t think about why you can’t do something, think about why you CAN DO IT!!!

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  • Training Supercross Pro Racers

    Training Supercross Pro Racers

    SX pros already have all the motocross riding skills, techniques down as an automatic habit. That doesn’t mean all these technical habits are correct. How does a coach, like myself, help these experienced racers keep their riding skills polished? Watch this supercross how to video for some answers.

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  • How To Jump a Dirt Bike

    How To Jump a Dirt Bike

    Learning how to jump a dirt bike is one of the most fun and exciting aspects of riding a dirt bike. At 60 years of age I’ve been jumping motocross bikes for a half a century and I can still remember the first time I caught air. If you’re already jumping you know what I mean. If you’re not you don’t know what you’re missing. Sure many people think it’s to dangerous, sure it’s not everyone’s cup of tea but if it might be yours don’t tip toe through life to arrive safely at death.

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  • 2 Speed Secrets on Rhythm Jumps (video)

    2 Speed Secrets on Rhythm Jumps (video)

    Motocross rhythm jumps are all about carrying speed and staying low. Don’t be caught slowing down between the jumps and wasting time in the air. This MX video tip will help you understand it, be able to do it correctly and then do it correctly through repetition! That is the key to learning anything new. The two main techniques in this video tip get the job done.

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  • Why Pull-Ups are bad for motocross riders?

    Why Pull-Ups are bad for motocross riders?

    Training off the bike for motocross has become popular these days. But some of the methods used can be bad for your mx riding skills if not done properly. For example, regular push ups and especially pull ups are not so good because they don’t simulate movements on the bike. Pull Ups are a recipe for arm pump. Watch this video to learn more.

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  • Learning to Jump a Dirt Bike? (video)

    Learning to Jump a Dirt Bike? (video)

    First learning how to jump a dirt bike or bicycle is fun and exciting but at the same time can be pretty scary as well. Here’s my strategy for first timers. Basically it’s starting out small and repeating it through repetition, moving up gradually as you improve. In this MX how to video I’m practicing how to jump a mountain bike. Try not to laugh too hard.

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  • Faster Motocross Lap Times using the Wheelie! (video)

    Faster Motocross Lap Times using the Wheelie! (video)

    Have you seen the pros wheelieing over a small jump? It’s a big time saver. This short mx how to video will show you with slow motion and freeze frames just how it’s done. For all the motocross jumping techniques click the links below for these DVDs or Streams. Don’t go through the “School of Hard Knocks” learn the right ways from the get go!

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  • Is cycling good for motocross training?

    Is cycling good for motocross training?

    Is cycling really good for motocross training? After a four month training experiment, using myself as the ginny pig, the results are in. Watch this 12 minute video to understand how cycling effected my motocross riding results and much more. You have to be willing to suffer on the bicycle or is it really suffering???

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  • Are you getting the most out of your training?

    Are you getting the most out of your training?

    This 90 minute DVD or Stream is loaded with workouts, weekly sample routines and explains so many important things every motocrosser should know, and it even comes with a PDF Training, Diet and Nutrition Manual in order to make it easy to understand and remember all the moto training info it took me over 30 years to learn.

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  • Are Your Arms Working With the Bike or Against it?

    Are Your Arms Working With the Bike or Against it?

    All the proper upper body mx movements over the bike begin with how you grip the bars. Hand positioning is critical. There are two main hand positions. One is for braking and the other is for accelerating. Watch this motocross skills video to learn more.

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  • Is Motocross bad for your Back?

    Is Motocross bad for your Back?

    Many motocross riders have problems with their back from a lot of seat time. Is this normal or can a simple mx riding technique regarding posture keep your back healthy and strong? Watch this video to find out.

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  • You should like rutted corners, do you?

    You should like rutted corners, do you?

    Watch this motocross how to video and you will. There’s a lot more then just slowing down for the beginning of a berm (rutted) corner. You have to continue to control your speed all the way through the berm. Once your front wheel checks into the berm it’s mostly done with the front brake and throttle. This motocross skills video will give you a better understanding of how to ride a dirt bike through a rut.

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  • How’s your foot work on the bikes?

    How’s your foot work on the bikes?

    Learn how the feet and ankles are suppose to work in Cycling and Motocross. What is the relationship and what are the correct techniques on the pedals and footpegs? Watch this mx how to video and see what you think.

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  • Is you’re Clutch & Shifting Skills costing you lap times?

    Is you’re Clutch & Shifting Skills costing you lap times?

    Free motocross riding tips: Do you need to use the clutch when up shifting? How do you up shift when you’re in the forward body position? Checkout this video tip on proper shifting in Motocross and more facts about Clutch, Throttle and Shifting Techniques. These 3 things of Clutch, Throttle and Shifting have to work together in order to keep the engine happy and of course improve your lap times.

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  • Motocross Jumping Secrets Revealed

    Motocross Jumping Secrets Revealed

    Here’s a 8 minute motocross how to video of 12 riders from Club MX. It mainly focuses on their mx jumping skills. You can really notice how they’re staying low and scrubbing off jumps as I explain the repeat frames, slow motion and still frames.

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Gary, my son Jake (15) and I really enjoy your videos. We have all of volume 3 and are looking forward to the next video. I am amazed how fast Jake has improved just by watching your videos and practicing the techniques. Jake moved up to a 250 last April and is usually one of the fastest riders at the tracks, thanks to the techniques you teach. Jake is going to try to qualify for Loretta’s in the 250B class this next year. Just wanted to say thanks.
Your website say the next video will be out soon. Is there any way we can preorder the video?

Ward LeRoy

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Hi Cindy!
I’m a new user of the Gary Semics motocross training DVD series which I stumbled on one day while searching the internet for training aids. As a 41 year old brand new rider with a 7 year old who loves to ride as much as I do . . . well, suffice to say that Gary’s videos have been incredible. I bought his largest package and have learned so much in a short period of time.

Lastly, tell Gary (I’m assuming you’re related) that the “Goon Riding” was the funniest thing we’ve ever seen – mainly because it reminded my whole family (5 of us) EXACTLY what I looked like when I started riding for the first time this past May – what a grin!! It was priceless – absolutely priceless to see my family and myself laugh as hard as we did!!! Thanks for that.

Lastly, my son loves the Gary Semics T-shirt that came in our package, do you have them in X-Large? If yes, how much are they?

Thanks Cindy! Have a great weekend!!
Sincerely,
Jim Shafor
(an extremely happy customer of the Gary Semics training system)

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Hi Gary & Cindy,
Gary – your products are fantastic! I originally purchased a single streaming video to “test” your product. As a firm believer in getting information/instruction from someone who has “fruit on tree”, I wanted to see what you were about – AND YOU DID NOT DISAPPOINT!!

Within days, I returned to your site and purchased the largest package you offered – everything you had at the time (as I remember it) and that’s the subject of my inquiry. Since my purchase of the 2011 Everything Value Pack, you have produced two MUST HAVE videos (must have is my opinion of course) about jumping and scrubbing.

Do you have any discounts for folks like me that have purchased everything you produced at the time of order? I will be completely transparent and tell you that I am going to purchase them even if you don’t, I just thought you might have a discount code for folks that are 100% in with the Gary Semics program.

I will be giving your two newest videos to my son for Christmas.

PS – for what it’s worth, I’m 42 and only started riding 8 months ago. My son (7 yrs old – started riding 8 months ago too) and I are now “dirt bike buddies”! All we do with our free time is watch your videos, learn as much as we can, then take your book to the track to practice (riding only about 3 times a week right now)! We are doing our first race in Southern Utah this month (Dec 29th & 30) and we credit our confidence and desire to your training system.

Thanks again Gary, for reading this email, responding, and for taking the time to produce great videos that help beginners like me become decent riders in a short amount of time.

I look forward to hearing back from you!

Sincerely,

Jim Shafor
Vernal, Utah

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I took one of Gary’s two day classes in Ohio 10-12 years ago when I was struggling in the C class. Prior to the class I had invested in all the hop up parts and suspension work I could afford and none of it made one shit bit of difference. Oh when I did case a jump it was smoother and my bike sounded bad ass but the trophies were few to nonexistent. I cannot stress how improved my whole skill set became after those two days. I have a barn full of trophies and one season championship under my belt (now retired from racing) and I really have to thank Gary for running a great program. BTW all that information helped me not only in MX but HS, GNCC, Ice Racing and Flat track.
If I were to do it again I would have gone to several of Gary’s classes when i was younger and only invested in better safety equipment.

BTW I’m not trying to spam Gary’s Schools but just giving you in my opinion the best advice I could to anyone who lines up on a gate.

Motophile365 (from Vital MX “Moto Related” forum)

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My oh my what great memories I have hammering out countless hours of Semics drills. My dad was a tight ass & never sent me to his school, even thou we aren’t even 2 hours from his location. I myself was a beginner motocrosser that had only 3 harescramble races under my belt and laps put down on a couple backyard mx tracks.. So needless to say I wasn’t blitzing the whoops, railing berms or throwing fat whips. I was nothing more than a back marker in the 85cc 7-11 class of the local racing scene. I bullshit you not that within that same season I ended up beating kids that were waxing my ass at the start of it . Without a doubt the reason I made such quick improvements was by watching Semics VHS tapes (yes vhs) and religiously performing those drills for hours.. Turn tracks were what helped me the most, they’re the ticket.. I’d recommend any of his dvd’s or tapes.

Weiserguy (from Vital MX “Moto Related” forum)

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Gary I totally respect you as a Championship competitor and an Instructor of the best of the best. I believe you are helping people enjoy the sport much more and reduce their chances of injury through better riding techniques. Before I used your Manual I was a middle of the pack rider. Then in the off season I bought and used your manual, I keep using it every time I practice and review it often. In the following 5 years I have won Regional and National titles in Vintage and Post Vintage MX in 100cc 125cc 250cc and 500cc Next year I’m going after Open Twin 650cc. Thank you for creating such an inexpensive comprehensive tool for us to use.

Robin Hannah #960

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Just wanted to say thank you for your in depth DVD’s , with your knowledge and training techniques of the sport of riding you have taught me a lot, and from that it has helped my 6 year old become a really technical rider. Started your dvds when he was 5 an man have they taught him a lot.

Thank you , Jacob Cleveland

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j368 from Thumper Talk Forum (MX Riding Techniques)

Gary, I’ve got most of your DVD’s and they’ve helped me a lot. But, your DVD MX Cornering Speed Beyond the Basics made a huge improvement for me. I watched it dozens of times and picked up a lot of things. It’s easily cut my lap times a few seconds a lap. Made a huge improvement with cornering in deep ruts, and saving energy too. Now deep ruts don’t bother me at all. That’s where I can make up a lot of time.

If any of you struggle with your cornering, and ruts. Get this DVD and study it, and watch it many times. It will help you.

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Luke Baldridge

Your videos are amazing. I love the clear ad concise method you convey difficult concept in an easy to understand manner. I switched from racing ATVA quad mx before going to A class in that discipline. Decided to take it to 2 wheels. Been on them 4.5-5 years, and some times before that. However I’m just now taking it serious. You program WORKS! The feeling of safety and implanting the movements into the CNS memory allows the rider to “adapt.” If this makes sense. I sent a friend request thinking it would be a great way to help you communicate with me if I have an issue. If not you are leaving behind a legacy man and I just wanted to say that’s something only great men get to leave behind. God Bless, Keep it fast, Keep it safe, and Keep up the good work. Thanks so much,

Luke Baldridge

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Hi Gary,

I just wanted to drop you a note, I purchased your DVD set 1-8, a few months ago and have watched all of them a few times and continue to do so. I just purchased your book manual so I can take it to the track. I started ridding when I was about six, stopped riding around 30, and started riding again at 50, because my son wanted to learn how. He’s been a snow skier since about 5.

Your videos are absolutely great, even though I thought I was a good rider, I had some bad habits that have made it much safer and stopped me from passing them off to my son.

Your videos are a great service to dirt bike riders safety and would and do recommend them to anyone who wants to have much more fun and be a safer rider.

Thank you and I hope you continue your success, you deserve it!

Happy New Year!!!
-Jeff

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Mr. Semics,

I have been watching your DVD’s since I purchased the everything pack and I am very excited to get back on the track and start applying all I have learned form your material, so glad I didn’t get back into it before watching your DVD’s because I would have fell back into some bad habits I never realized I was doing before the DVD’s.  Long story short the format and teaching methods are excellent.  I am very impressed.

Thanks again.  Have a good one.

Matt Altobelli | Field Engineer General

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Gary, just got a chance to watch your new video “Motocross Skills for Vets”.
Great video, very informative, easy to follow. I love how you broke down the different areas.
Can’t wait to get out there and practice those techniques.
Thanks, Norm

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I have several of Gary’s videos and I can say that they are absolutely worth every penny! I’ve bought and watched a lot of other videos and they don’t even come close to GSMX! Gary has a way of describing techniques others can’t.   Thanks Gary!

John Helmsley from FB.

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