There is a lot of information available to Associates preparing for their Advanced Rider Test and for Full Members in preparation for additional courses, development and refresher training. Candidates should be very careful about what they read, listen to or watch, to ensure that the information provided is Authoritative.
Provided below are links to useful authoritative information.
The Stages of IPSGA
IPSGA is the system of Motorcycle Control, drawn from Motorcycle Roadcraft: The Police Rider’s Handbook and is made up of 5 stages:
- Use (Observation/Anticipation/Planning)
The stages of IPSGA are briefly explained in the video below
The Full Control article describes an effective and precise riding technique while also helping you to understand the essential physics of a motorcycle. In addition it also offers you a series of exercises that you can work on every time you ride. Through systematic practising you can learn to override dangerous instincts and let the bike do what it is best at.
See and Be Seen
See and Be Seen is an article on the science of what and how the human brain sees, written by a fighter pilot. It explains the science behind the SMIDSY.
Although an older video, the information within it remains valid and is well worth a watch especially the part on dominating your position at 4 min 10: Bikesafe 2010.