Body Positioning Class for Sport Riders

Truly not just designed to make you look like Marc Márquez, or just for a picture on turn 2 at Laguna Seca Raceway–no, this is the full scope of Hanging-Off to be able to play an A-game. While mostly focused on mid-turn body positioning and knee-dragging, our class covers it all, from A to Z. Others might teach on what they believe- or saw which is supposed to be right, but your coach, Can Akkaya, was an international racing professional who knows what’s right and how to transfer that knowledge to his students.

Coach Can Akkaya

Suitable for

  •  Track day riders of all levels
  •  Racers of all levels
  • Sport bike street riders from upper intermediate
  • Race, track, and sportbikes

Importance of doing it right

The geometry of modern sportbikes and their tires work in conjunction with the rider’s body weight distribution. This has evolved and developed over the last three decades in international motorsports. We’ve seen lots of misinterpreted priorities and wrongly taught techniques, which we decided to put to an end through this course. This subject is pretty ‘head-heavy’ so that it actually could extend a learning curve being taught wrong. Superbike-Coach has developed a class which clears up this subject, and is also extremely efficient because of its location. The Little 99 Raceway in Stockton, California gives our students and instructors great options to teach and learn. Coach Can Akkaya can observe and stop you whenever necessary, to give you feedback, drills, tips, and demos that you can immediately apply while he watches. It doesn’t matter ”how long” a track is, but rather how quickly your coach can deliver what he believes you need. Furthermore, the cost of being on a smaller track is significantly less and the risk of costly damage and injuries are lower.

NO track fees, but FREE stuff

Our team is ready for you. No hidden fees, but free of charge sport photography, water, and snacks. Come with up-to-date sport riding gear and an open minded attitude. You won’t get more bang for the buck than with Superbike-Coach and on our challenging race track.

How it works

The Body Positioning Class splits your time into a 60:40 track/classroom ratio, starting at 09:00 am and ending at about 04:30 pm. Sign up early since this once-a-year class has a maximum of 30 spots. After you book, we send you a questionnaire that you must fill out and return. We’ll then confirm your spot in one of the three level groups. Always changing track layouts and plenty of track riding time will help you to understand the physics quickly.

There are many subjects covered in regard body positioning and to hanging-off. As a prerequisite to this course, however, we expect you have at least upper- intermediate level in regard to line choice, counter steering, and trail braking. If not, then you might take advantage of our popular Cornering School program. To actually drag the knee or elbow is not our main goal here, and you might consider our Knee Down class, if you struggle getting it done. The Body Positioning class focuses on “communication”- the body language to fight center gravity on a wider range. You’ll be surprised how much there is to learn to do ‘body positioning’ right!

What Coach Akkaya said made a lot of sense in my mind, but it was hard for me to apply on the track. I noticed that I did not brake hard enough to stop the bike quickly.- Eddie Chan, Corneing School Day

1on1 or small group coaching available

If you want your coaching more personalized- this class is also available as 1on1 or for small groups. The scheduling is also individual, but during weekdays only. The coaching fee depends on headcount: 1 $279, 2 $260, 3 $240, 4 and up $220. There will be also a additional track fee which will be divided by headcount. Click here and let us know your plan to set this up.
incl. track fee $139
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    Relaxation & Smoothness

    Transitions & Planning

    Knee Games & Timing

    Energy Management

    3-Rule Positioning

    Advanced Hanging-Off

    The Body positioning Class is for the intermediate to advanced track day riders, racers- or Sportbike street riders. No previous SBC classes are required. Coach Can Akkaya comes with lots of drills and demos to make you see and understand procedures and priorities.

Beneficial for ‘just licensed’ riders
Beneficial for novice riders
Benefiicial for intermediate riders
Beneficial for advanced riders

NEED A RENTAL BIKE?! We can help you out. Rent one of our pool bikes which are coming with gas, race tires, and transport. The fee is $190, and an optional protection plan of about $85 which covers you to max $700 in damage, no matter how bad it is. Of course you can bring a cheaper 3rd party rental, but you won’t have that insurance, and no transportation to our track. Just opt it in the booking process.

General Waivers & Rules

Waiver Track Rules

Alternative course

If you don’t like classes or group dynamics- and you always wanted a professional coach has his eyes on you and your need only? Then how about a Track Drill 1on1 coaching?

Goodies by our sponsors

As a Superbike-Coach student, you’ll have access to discounts which are donated by our Sponsors and Partners. Go on their websites to check exactly what you want. Come back to us, and we make it happen:

Entrant discretion is advise: Our classes are taught up front, honest, and possibly ‘in your face’ approach. We try as much as we can, however, some of the language used could be ‘uncomfortable or offensive’ to some. Also, hard as criticism may be given, praise is just as quick and powerful. We believe you deserve a very honest approach and every word said is ‘from the heart’ to help improve and motivate. If you feel this is too harsh, then this program might be not a match for you.