Absolute Motion Performance Coaching

If it is your dream to ride your bike as fast as you can, we might be just the right partner for you to achieve this.

We have a “hands-on” coaching methodology that will guide, support and encourage you all the way in achieving your cycling goals.

We have been playing a meaningful role in the lives of many of the best cycling talent in South Africa since 2003 and have assisted many cyclists to achieve their dreams of getting onto a podiums on both the local and international cycling arenas. Some of the top cyclist whom we have had the privilege to assist and are still assisting include: James Reid, Candice Neethling, Alan Hatherley, Frankie du Toit, Bianca Haw and Kim le Court, to mention just a few.

Absolute Motion Performance Coaching makes use of some of the best coaching software in the world and with our long experience in assisting riders to achieve their potential we can now also help you to enjoy your riding more by becoming faster and stronger.

We offer 3 coaching programs and cater for all levels of cyclists:

  1. Mountain Bike Skills Coaching

Mountain Biking is more fun when you are better at it!

Absolute Motion offers 2 programs:

  • Basics of Mountain Biking
    • Aimed at novices and newbies
    • 3 hours
    • Group size:
      • Minimum – 4 participants
      • Maximum – 10 participants
    • Click here to see when we will have our next Basics skills course as well as cost.
  • “Into the flow” more advanced riding
    • You have been riding for a while and want to go faster and be more brave
    • 3 hours
    • Group size:
      • Minimum – 4 participants
      • Maximum – 10 participants
    • See schedule below for dates of these courses as well as cost


  1. Club Level Performance Coaching

If you need to balance work and life, but you still want to be competitive in your age group, this level of coaching is for you.


  1. Elite Level Performance Coaching

If you are serious about going as fast as you can and your life revolves around your bike, this is your coaching level.


Category Club Level Performance Coaching Elite Level Performance Coaching
Age Group 14 and older 14 and older
Time Available

(on average)

More than 6 hours per week More than 10 hours per week
Training Peaks Account Basic

(option to upgrade at own cost)

Fitness Testing Required Required
Training Plan Custom Custom
Program Analysis Heart Rate / Results Power / Heart Rate / Results
Program Review Fortnightly Weekly
Communication Phone, Email, SMS, IM, Facebook Phone, Email, SMS, IM, Facebook
Coaching Fee R850 per month

Payable in advance

R1200 per month

Payable in advance

Minimum Commitment 4 months 4 months


Our coaches:

Johann Wykerd

Contact details:

e-mail:                       life@absolutemotion.co.za

Mobile:                      +27 82 857 3735

Introduction: Johann is UCI accredited coach and is based in Hilton, KZN. He has been assisting both mountain bikers and road cyclists to realise their cycling dreams since 2003. Johann gets very involve with his athletes and understand the responsibility and opportunity he has to have a positive impact on his athlete’s lives through assisting them in living their cycling dreams.



Nadine Visagie

Contact details:

e-mail:                       nadine.visagie@gmail.com

Mobile:                      +27 82 883 6001

Introduction: Nadine is based in Johannesburg and is a qualified Sport Scientist and UCI level 1 Cycling Coach with 9 years of practice & experience with performance coaching both elite as well as amateur athletes for various sports disciplines. Nadine is extremely passionate about cycling – as an athlete and a coach – and understands the racing demands placed on athletes through a variety of competitive levels.


Marike Vreken

Contact details:

e-mail:                       marike@vreken.co.za

Mobile:                     +27 82 927 5310

Introduction: Marike is a UCI Level 1 Cycling Coach is based in Knysna. Marike has been riding and racing bikes since the 1990’s and has a very good understanding on what it takes to get to the top as well as to enjoy the bike to the max.