‎TopGear Drives Leopard Conservation Project for Fundraiser - 4x4 Training Course

7th April 2015

Where: Syringa MX Park

When: Saturday 9th May 2015

Come see how its done! Learn from the professional team of TopGear Driving Academy.

R1050 per vehicle
Includes: Level 1 Training Course | Lunch & Refreshments
R100 per passenger

Booking essential as we can only accommodate 12 vehicles for safety reasons.

Contact Laura of TopGear to book & get directions 011 794 1410 or lara@topgearsa.co.za

All proceeds to the Leopard Conservation Project

4x4 Off-Road Driving- Basic principles of Off-road Driving

TOPGEAR offers a comprehensive Off-road 4x4 Training with an emphasis on Eco-Friendly Safe operation.

We currently offer an introductory Level 1 Course which is offered to both Novices and moderately capable drivers.

Level 1: Off-Road Basics

This course includes both a presentation followed by a comprehensive practical training session. The following summarises all exercises covered on the day.

Theoretical Training:
- Driver Safety
- Vehicle Systems & Dynamics
- Theory of Obstacle Driving

Practical Introduction: - Pre & Post Trip Inspections
- Vehicle Preparation
- Driver Ergonomics & Etiquette

Practical Training
- Ascending & Descending Slopes
- Side Slopes
- Sand Crossing
- Water Crossing (if applicable)
- Rock Crawling
- Cross-Axle Exercises
- Mud Driving (seasonal)

The above training will look at vehicle preparation before tackling any obstacles. We specifically focus on assessing the obstacles before driving onto or through them, this may include walking obstacles for route planning etc. This also include gravel road driving at our facility.

Our instructor will be training on physically driving the obstacles in terms of gear selection (including Low & High Range) selection, braking & acceleration techniques. We also have key hints that we share with trainees that our instructors have acquired over the years.

On completion of the course successful trainees will receive their Off-road 4x4 Certification.

Please note that this is a full day course.

All training is conducted in our client’s vehicles on site in Muldersdrift.

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