RETURN TO CLIMBING
Struggling to get back into the swing of things since LOCKDOWN 3.0?
Designed by our in-house coaching team, our Return to Climbing Coaching Clinics will cover a variety of topics and workshops to not only help get your climbing back on track but also progress. Whether you’re new to the sport or wanting to develop those more advanced skills, our Coaching Clinics are for you.
REFINE YOUR LEAD BELAYING
Tuesday 18th May 8PM – 9:30PM
Whether you are a regular lead climber, looking to refine your lead belaying skills or a NICAS / Academy parent looking for pointers on how to belay a lighter climber, then this workshop is for you. Starting with the basics, this workshop will help make you a more responsive belayer, able to give soft catches whilst still ensuring safe practice is followed. Please note you must be a competent lead climber to attend this workshop and book with your climbing partner. If you are a NICAS / Academy parent, you can bring along your little climber free of charge.
FUNDAMENTALS OF CLIMBING
Tuesday 25th May 8PM – 9:30PM
From basic footwork to route reading, this workshop will take you through the fundamentals of climbing. Please note this session will be bouldering based.
ART OF CLIMBING V3
Tuesday 8th June 8PM – 9:30PM
Does exactly what it says on the tin. In this workshop, your coach will work with you through a variety of V3 boulders, giving tips and pointers to not only allow you to send them, but send them using the best technique possible.
TAKING YOUR CLIMBING FROM 6A-6B
Tuesday 15th June 8PM – 9:30PM
This workshop will help give you pointers to take your climbing from 6a to 6b. Looking at advanced techniques and route reading, your coach will help refine your climbing skills to achieve that next level grade. Please note this session will be top-rope based.
MASTER YOUR FOOTWORK
Tuesday 22nd June 8PM – 9:30PM
Good footwork truly is the foundation of a good climber. This workshop will go right back to the basics to ensure you not only master your footwork but give you exercises to take away to continue to develop and improve. Please note this session will be bouldering based.
LEAD FALLING PRACTICE
Tuesday 29th June 8PM – 9:30PM
Feeling a bit nervous about taking lead falls? Then this course is for you. During this workshop your coach will progressively take you from top rope falls, to gently increasing into larger lead falls. Please note you must be a competent lead climber to attend this workshop and if possible we recommend to book with your climbing partner.