YRA - Yamaha Riding Academy
In addition to achieving its corporate mission of being a “Kando Creating Company,” Yamaha Motor strives to fulfill its social responsibility to enable customers to ride safely. Testament to this commitment is Yamaha Riding Academy (YRA) which runs safe riding courses around the world. To ensure that our products are used properly, safely and enjoyably, and serve our customers well, we offer a wide range of activities including safe riding courses for general customers, classroom instruction for companies and organizations that use our products commercially, and courses to train instructors at affiliates around the world.
We have established a YRA instructor hierarchy to support quality YRA activities around the world. In addition to riding ability, instructors are required to be certified in the following skills:
The YRA instructor hierarchy has three levels of certification:
YRA has a broad range of students, from beginners, current riders, return riders and children to companies and organizations, that use motorcycles for commercial purposes.
Basic YRA programs are held based on the needs of the customers taking the course and the characteristics of the products being used.
Actual riding instruction is carried out in cooperation with local Yamaha affiliates, founded on basic YRA programs and taking into consideration customer needs, traffic safety issues, and other local circumstances.
- Safe riding instruction for purchasers of large motorcycles
- Workshop for Excellent Dealers
- Lessons for return riders and beginners
- Courses for acquiring a rider’s license
- Children and family traffic safety program
- Safe Riding Course for New Motorcycle Purchasers