Riding Courses

Rookie Academy

Level Up your Ride

DRE Rookie is the DRE Academy course for young riders, 18 to 24 years old, and those who own derated motorcycles with A2 riding licence. Our professional trainers will teach participants the tricks of true riders, in order to learn, develop and improve safe and fun riding.

DRE Rookie stems from our Safety Project and reflects Ducati’s will to raise awareness about riding responsibly and safely among the youth.

Let your growth begin: saddle up, improve your riding skills and unleash your full potential!

Level: from beginner to amateur

The 2020 Rookie Academy calendar is over. Stay updated on these pages to find out the news and dates for next season.  


The curriculum hinges upon different riding methods and the purpose is making each and every student more aware of being a motorcycle rider, which ultimately translates to more stability and confidence on the seat.

The course includes a theoretical session and a dynamic session, whose purpose is applying the theory by means of exercises targeted at improving the riding approach.


DRE Rookie will give you the opportunity to hit the tracks and try a Ducati among the derated range: 

Test your skills, saddle up and follow our trainers’ tips!


Exciting curves and fast straights: the Modena's Circuit is designed and shaped to adapt to any type of riding, making it perfect for test rides and classes. 

Used by champions, technicians and professionals, with over two kilometres of circuit it is the ideal setting to test and improve your skills, for a wonderful feeling of freedom in complete safety.


The technical equipment needed for the course consists of: full face helmet, leather or Cordura jacket and trousers with shoulder, elbow and knee protectors; back protector; gloves and boots.

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