We’re all looking to build new skills and continue to progress as a mountain biker. One big step in becoming an experienced rider is learning how to properly approach drops. Wade Simmons breaks down the fundamentals in this incredible video which will have you sending it in no time (or at least build up the courage to do so properly).

Check out the full series from Race Face as Wade picks apart the skills all mountain bikers should have in their toolkit. If you’re looking to put those skills to work in the wild, check out our incredible mountain biking trip on Heli.