He asked us to walk the track and make notes of path/action/timing for each turn, to help us appreciate and gain consistency in our ride.

Can gives you the key to the motorcycle-riding Castle, but, it is up to you to put the key in the door, turn the lock, open the door, and walk through. You must also leave your ego and everything you thought you knew about motorcycle riding out the door.

My interest in attending the Body Positioning class was to try and get more comfortable with the hanging off style. The Little 99 is the perfect place to practice this.

We need knowledge, skill, and experience to master our bikes- and only then to reach out to the stars :-)

He might appear to be loud mouthed, but I would disagree. I feel that he really wants you to succeed and probably hates to see you fail. This could come out as him being a jerk or going too hard on you.