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Yes, it's my job to teach you...

My 2002 teaching debut was with Young Drivers of Canada, and they trained me very well...

 

I  love turning client fear of driving manual cars around 180 degrees, into excitement!

My clients experience fun, action-packed lessons that include smooth clutch work and defensive driving skills. Imagine doing 100% smooth uphill starts, perfect parking and safe left turns at lights; then master these skills in-car, in a safe, non-judgmental environment.

Client success fuels this “one woman, one car adventure” called Shifting Gears Driving School that I started in 2009! At age 50, I wrote a business plan for this passion project.

Then at 55, I got my Class 6 motorcycle licence, bought a 650cc cruiser & did fun rides! 

It's never too late to learn a new skill...

​I love getting calls & texts from my clients after their first solo standard drive or after passing their ICBC road test in a manual car, because that's exciting news!

Why not try a lesson?  You may just buy your manual "dream machine" or rent one overseas on vacation for LESS $$. Yes, the world beyond North America still drives mostly standard shift...

My Mission

Client success fuels this “one woman, one car adventure” called Shifting Gears Driving School. 
-Marly Zell

Owner/Master Instructor
Shifting Gears Driving School

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