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#1 Tutorial - Starting With iClass Builder Player Mobile App

Software Tutorial

3

Minutes

Our Mobile App "iClass Builder Player" is what instructors use in class to deliver their classes. New users get 2 free classes as samples; one from Spotify and the other from Apple Music Services. This tutorial explains how to download the app and enable the sample classes.

#2 Tutorial - Using The Mobile App In Class - UPDATED!

Software Tutorial

21

Minutes

For a QUICK tutorial, just watch the first 13 minutes. For more in depth info - watch all 21 minutes. This is a deep dive into how to use the iClass Builder Player app. While users do not have to use all of the features of the Player app, this tutorial goes through every screen to explain what everything is and does. Watch this before delivering your first class for maximum confidence and understanding.

#3 Tutorial - Setting Up Your Music & Adding It To Class

Software Tutorial

4

Minutes

This tutorial shows you how to set up your Spotify or Apple music sources and download your playlists into the app for creating new classes.

#4 Tutorial - Making A Quick Class With Pre-Programmed Music!

Software Tutorial

16

Minutes

This describes the basics of using our latest feature enhancement Pre-Programmed Music. Whether it's that "blank sheet of paper" that stymies your class building, or perhaps it's liking a song but not being sure of what to do with it, Pre-Programmed Segments could be your silver bullet. This new feature changes everything in terms of how quickly an instructor can build a class, and how confident they can be that the music works. Each song has been used, refined and tested in a master class - all of which are also for sale in iClass Builder . This tutorial uses Pre-Prg to build a brand new class.

#5 Tutorial - Tale of 2 Classes; Comparing What We Just Built

Software Tutorial

5

Minutes

This tutorial takes the two classes we built in Tutorial #3 & #4 and compares then literally side by side.

#6 Tutorial - The Music Prep Function (3rd Button in the Header)

Software Tutorial

25

Minutes

This tutorial shows how the new Music Prep function works. This feature set provides an easy way to establish what you want to do on the bike with every song, and about where in class you feel it would work the best. Ultimately this helps to expedite class building quite a bit.

#7 Tutorial - Let's Get Into The Details

SoftwareTutorial

20

Minutes

We've selected the music, decided what we want to do for each song, and now it's time to get into the details. This video shows how to time the moves to the music, and give the class profile a great shape.

#8 Tutorial (Optional) Demonstrating Apple Music and Building Class on a Mobile Device

Software Tutorial

5.5

Minutes

This is an optional tutorial. It demonstrates that iClass Builder works with Apple music as well (a more recent addition) and that both building classes as well as running them in class can both be done on mobile devices - this one being an iPad.

Aerobic Development Class - Deep Dive

Class Analysis

20

Minutes

This podcast goes through the rationale of why the class Aerobic Development was created, and the thought process behind each song or segment. This class is ideal for early spring or a moderate transitional time in ones fitness.

BPM & RPM - Find It, Feel It, Flow It

Teaching Concepts

20

Minutes

MUSIC examples for this podcast are included with the version within the iClass Builder web app. Matching your pedal speed to the beat of the music is a powerful way to get your students loving class, but there is much more to consider when dictating RPM within a song.

Copying A 60m Class To Make A New 45m Class

Software Tips & Tricks

14

Minutes

This class shows one of the most powerful features of the iClass Builder platform - the ability to "springboard" one class from another. The video tutorials show how to copy and paste songs, segments and cues, but this class shows how to "spawn" one class from another and swap some music out with ease.

Technology is most leveraged when you can use it to save time and become more creative - this is shown/described in practice here.

Cues & Drills - A Library Included For Rapid Class Building

Software Tips & Tricks

22

Minutes

iClass Builder provides a “public” set of drills based on USA Cycling principles. Every user can draw from the public set or build their own set of Cues & Drills. This podcasts explores these details and the video version goes through examples of how to use it and build your own.

Inspiration Through Perspiration Class - Deep Dive

Class Analysis

21

Minutes

There is a difference between putting a playlist together and putting a class together. The class name and its description are a good start, but the Segment title (often the track name for those who don't name their segments) offer so much more. This is one example that demonstrates this in a pretty clear way.

Pre-Programmed Segments

Software Tips & Tricks

9

Minutes

Whether it's that "blank sheet of paper" that stymies your class building, or perhaps it's liking a song but not being sure of what to do with it, Pre-Programmed Segments could be your silver bullet. This new feature changes everything in terms of how quickly an instructor can build a class, and how confident they can be that each song has been used and thought out with regards to how it can be delivered in class. This podcast is an overview of this feature and the video on the website shows it as well.

The Ying & Yang Of Indoor Cycling Class - Deep Dive

Class Analysis

15

Minutes

The key to developing into a well rounded rider, is to vary your drills to expand your skills. This podcast is a deep dive into a class that sets out to do this. Subscribers to iClass Builder can find a video of this podcast and of the live class taught by the author under the Podcast button at the iClass Builder web app.

Types Of Indoor Cycling Classes

Teaching Concepts

32

Minutes

Building a new indoor cycling class can be a daunting task. Determining what "Type" of ride it is though, can be the first step in winning the staring contest between you and that blank page.

Once the Type of ride is decided upon, it helps with all subsequent decisions in building the class from music selections, to cueing to even what to do on the bike with each song.

You're 10X Stronger Than You Think Class - Deep Dive

Class Analysis

17

Minutes

This is an overview and analysis of one of my classes I taught during week 2 of the Corona Virus shut down - also currently available for sale via the web app. We will increase our resistance (by gear or watts or HR) 10 times once we warm up. Because both power and heart rate are not linear, but are more exponential, the final 4 increases are half the others.

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