RiCK Development Camp (RDC)

The RiCK Development Camp (RDC) is a motorcycle riding school focused on racers aspiring to become professional riders at the highest levels in the US and Europe. The RDC is a three-day school in a racetrack environment where students are taken through an intensive curriculum that focuses on improving all elements of becoming a professional motorcycle racer. The camps will be taught based on fundamentals and techniques applied at the highest level of the sport, taught by the best instructors in the world, in a setting that allows for focused and intense learning the full three days.


The curriculum is set to balance all aspects of the rider, from riding technique, physical and mental capabilities, mental focus and professionalism. Presentations and seminars will cover topics such as PR and Press Conference basics, Social Media, Sponsor Relations, Rider Behavior On/Off Track, Tire Basics, Management, Selection, and Pressures, Maintaining Track Notes, Set-up Basics, and Mechanic Communication. Additionally, there will be classes taught by elite military Special Forces operators that prepare riders for the highest levels of mental focus, fitness, and nutrition. Track time will be controlled and both motorcycles and cars will be used in the training. All of the RiCK Development Camps will be led by Head Coach Ken Hill.


A typical RDC days looks like:

6:30 am – Leave hotel

7:30 am – Arrive at track, sort gear, and 30 min rider’s meeting

8:00 am – Van ride with students and instructors, discussing riding techniques used by the best riders in the world, order of the sport, process of learning and understanding track dynamics

9:30 am – Student car driving (Lectures day two and three)

11:00 am – Students ride 4 x 5 lap sessions with instructors (timed laps, but not visible to students)

1:00 pm – Lunch with presentation

1:30 pm – Students filmed by instructors

3:00 pm – Video review with all students

4:00 pm – Video results-driven car driving by students

5:00 pm – Written test

5:30 pm – Return to hotel for group dinner and presentation

The RDC is an elite racer development program where teams can send prospective riders for evaluation, as well as riding improvement. Riders will receive a grade and plan for future development at the end of the three days.

The RDC camps are limited to six participants per camp. The cost is $5,000 for all three days, This includes coaching, motorcycle and track time. It does not include motorcycle repair/replacement costs in the event of a crash. Food and lodging are available at an additional charge.  The riders will be responsible for getting themselves to the host hotel with their personal riding gear, where Rickdiculous Racing will take over. RDC will be held in California at Chuckwalla Raceway and Thunderhill Park and the Utah Motorsports Campus. To register for the Rick Development Camp, please contact Ken Hill at (510) 755-3638 or KHCoaching@gmail.com.

2017 RDC Calendar

October 30 – November 1  at Thunderhill Park, CA

November 27 – November 29  at Chuckwalla Raceway, CA