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:

  • Information
    • Take
    • Use (Observation/Anticipation/Planning)
    • Give
  • Position
  • Speed
  • Gear
  • Acceleration

The stages of IPSGA are briefly explained in the video below

The Stages of IPSGA

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.