Cornering Confidence Trail Braking Camp

(June 26, 2023 – Kissell Motorsports)

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Come ride a slow bike fast! Sharpen your cornering skills on small displacement motorcycles. In this 90-minute instructional parking lot lesson, students are provided with a mini street legal motorcycle to develop advanced techniques and have fun.  Each lesson can be attended by 1 person or 2 people sharing the same lesson (i.e. friends and family members can take together). Two person classes will alternate riding one motorcycle. Click here for detailed lesson information


  • 1 person for 90-minute lesson = $250 (potentially free after a Paul B. grant)
  • 2 person for same 90-minute lesson = $250 ($125/person) (potentially free after a Paul B. grant)

Included with the lesson:

  • Lifetime access to the companion online course
  • Snacks/drinks

Note: The Cornering Confidence book is recommended. Purchase a signed copy here.


  • Gear requirements:  You must bring the following gear. Full-face (or modular) DOT helmet, motorcycling-specific jacket, jeans, gloves and full boots.  Armored motorcycling-specific pants, as well as any other favorite protective gear, advised.
  • Participants must be over 18 and have motorcycle license endorsement.
  • Max height: 6’6″, Max weight: 275 lbs. (Tip: sit on a Honda Grom or Kawasaki Z125 at a local dealer to see if you fit on the course bikes)

What You’ll Learn:

Jon’s curriculum is based on his book Cornering Confidence, and teaches the following in his own special way:

First Lesson Focus (Level 1):

  • Body Position
  • Trail Braking

Any Subsequent Lessons Focus (Level 2):

  • Looseness
  • Braking
  • Throttle Control
  • Smoothness
  • Cornering Skills
  • Cornering Hazard Avoidance

Registration & Payment:

Follow at least the first two steps below. Contact Jon with any questions.

  1. Complete Registration Form: (click here)
  2. Complete Payment:
    • Payment by check. Mail check payable to “Street Skills LLC” to Street Skills LLC, PO BOX 191, Churchville, NY 14428. Tuition payment amount is $250 (90-minute lesson).
    • Credit card option: Choose below to pay for the course and date of your choice (3.6% processing fee applies). Once the shopping cart appears, please verify the quantity of students is correct. Click “Checkout with PayPal” to complete the sale. (Note: PayPal account is NOT required and is only the credit card processor)

    3. Apply for up to a $250 Paul B. grant here.


  • You will be notified asap if the class or time slot you register for is full. You can select another date or receive a full refund.
  • A waiting list is created when a course is sold out. If interested, complete step 1 form only and choose “Waiting List.” 

Course Incentives:

  • BMW MOAF Individual Grants available (up to $250, for individuals, club members or non-members can apply, should apply 30 days in advance, APPLY)
  • BMW MOAF Group Training Grants available (up to $200, for groups, club members or non-members can apply, must apply before event, APPLY)
  • Potential Dan Clark Safety Program reimbursement
  • Street Skills LLC track courses approved for GWRRA Levels Program
  • Participants often receive liability insurance discounts on their auto and motorcycle vehicle coverage

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Clubs or groups that would like to bring the camp to their location, contact Jon asap to make arrangements.