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The PMBI Association trains and certifies mountain bike instructors & guides to effectively teach and guide in both cross country & downhill environments

PMBIA Operates World-wide

The PMBI Association is the not-for-profit, governing body for mountain bike instructor certification courses, within the mountain bike industry. The PMBI courses were first developed in 2006, in Whistler, B.C., and are available worldwide.

The PMBI Certifications are the most widely available and recognized certifications courses in the world today. The PMBI Association has established itself as the industry standard, building strong relationships with many industry leaders such as Whistler Bike Park, IMBA Canada, C.A.S.I., P.S.I.A., Skills Active New Zealand and MTBA.


The purpose of the PMBIA is to inspire excellence in mountain bike instruction, guiding, and coaching. Through industry-proven content and instruction, the PMBIA assists mountain bike instructors, guides and coaches to deliver consistent, professional, training standards, worldwide.

Official Certification of Whistler Bike Park