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Practising mantles in the bedroom  © Andrew Chen

Movement Training for Climbing at Home

Nutan Shinde and Dr Andrew Chen explore movement training at home. As many climbers still have no access to a climbing wall during lockdowns or quarantine, how can they train efficiently for climbing at home? While fingerboard and core exercises are good for maintaining strength, skill-focused training exercises are rarely used. The aim o...


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Jim Pope training on a home board 3x2  © Sam Pratt

How Lockdown influenced Training for Climbing

Neil Gresham reflects on training throughout lockdown and what the climbing community learnt from embracing new training ideas.

A keen team, good weather and a familiar route: maximising the chances of a safe and successful day  © Will Legon
A keen team, good weather and a familiar route: maximising the chances of a safe and successful day  © Will Legon

Scrambling Scrambling with Kids - A Parent's Guide

Kids are natural climbers, and scrambling as a family can be great fun. But with scrambling comes risk, and there's a lot to consider when you add children to the mix. To help ensure everyone has a safe and enjoyable day, instructor Will Legon offers...

Sam with the loose block  © Alan James
Sam with the loose block  © Alan James

Removing Loose Rock at Horseshoe

While climbing at the most popular section of the Peak's current most popular crag, Alan James discovered a massive loose block that was an accident waiting to happen.

Wide isometric holds  © Lattice Training
Wide isometric holds  © Lattice Training

Lattice Home Training Lattice - Training The Upper Body At Home & Tom Randall Q&A

Josh Hadley, one of the lead coaches from Lattice talks us through how best to train...

In all of these examples below, regardless of what beta the individual climber chooses, the attempts with their Center of Grav  © Udo Neumann
In all of these examples below, regardless of what beta the individual climber chooses, the attempts with their Center of Grav  © Udo Neumann

Understanding Modern Bouldering Understanding Modern Bouldering Pt. 3: Improving Spatial & Temporal Aspects

Climbing coach and movement expert Udo Neumann is producing a UKC series...

10mm Edges  © Lattice
10mm Edges  © Lattice

Lattice Home Training Lattice - Training at Home and Tom Randall Q&A

Josh Hadley, one of the lead coaches from Lattice talks us through how to transition your training...

How to get the most out of a home wall.  © Dark Sky Media
How to get the most out of a home wall.  © Dark Sky Media

How to Make the Most of a Home Climbing Board

So you've finally built your home wall! With the boom in home builds due to COVID-19 there have been...

Tomoa Narasaki visualising, even details are perfectly in sync.  © Udo Neumann
Tomoa Narasaki visualising, even details are perfectly in sync.  © Udo Neumann

Understanding Modern Bouldering Understanding Modern Bouldering Part 2: The Power of the Mind

ROCUP TV Applying Pressure and Heel Positions  © ROCUP TV
ROCUP TV Applying Pressure and Heel Positions  © ROCUP TV

ROCUPtv - Technique ROCUPtv - Footwork - Applying Pressure and Heel Positions

IFSC competitors using their limbs to change movement trajectories.   © Udo Neumann
IFSC competitors using their limbs to change movement trajectories.   © Udo Neumann

Understanding Modern Bouldering Part 1: An Introduction

ROCUP TV Footwork Precision and Accuracy  © ROCUP TV
ROCUP TV Footwork Precision and Accuracy  © ROCUP TV

ROCUPtv - Technique Footwork Precision and Accuracy

ROCUP TV Footwear  © Robin O'Leary
ROCUP TV Footwear  © Robin O'Leary

ROCUPtv - Technique How important is good climbing footwear?

Fingerboard training at home.  © Nick Brown
Fingerboard training at home.  © Nick Brown

Tips for Climbing Training at Home

Antagonistic Exercises  © UKC
Antagonistic Exercises  © UKC

Preparing For Winter - Greg Boswell Rab: Preparing for Winter - Antagonistic Exercises

Improve your movement  © Nick Brown - UKC
Improve your movement  © Nick Brown - UKC

Neil Gresham Technique And Training Improve Your Movement


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It can be called a 'Belay Loop' or an 'Abseil Loop'!  © Jack Geldard
It can be called a 'Belay Loop' or an 'Abseil Loop'!  © Jack Geldard

Belaying - 'Rope Loop' or 'Belay Loop'?

A guide to where you should attach your belay plate. To your harness belay loop? Or to your 'rope loop'?

Training aid for Elbow Tendonitis  © Bart van Deenen
Training aid for Elbow Tendonitis  © Bart van Deenen

How to Heal Elbow Tendonitis

In this article experienced climber Bart van Deenen shares his personal experiences of beating elbow tendonitis and gives us an exercise routine that worked for him. The instructions are clear and simple and include photos and a short video. We hope it works for...

Andy Kirkpatrick in his element in Antarctica  © Andy Kirkpatrick Collection
Andy Kirkpatrick in his element in Antarctica  © Andy Kirkpatrick Collection

10 Tips on Staying Warm in Winter by Andy Kirkpatrick

Despite climbing winter routes all over the world, Hull's second best climber has never had the hotaches... In this article Andy Kirkpatrick shares his tips for staying warm and consequently staying alive!

Standing on tiny holds in a new pair of rock shoes  © Jack Geldard
Standing on tiny holds in a new pair of rock shoes  © Jack Geldard

Ten Top Tips for Buying Rock Shoes

In this article we look at tips and hints for buying rock shoes / rock boots. The tips and advice are aimed primarily at beginners, but some are also useful for experienced climbers. The article also contains links to our UKC rock shoe reviews and gives...

rope(top of brut)  © James Robertson
rope(top of brut)  © James Robertson

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A well placed foot can pivot on a hold - here the climber has traversed past the hold and spun his foot  © Will Carroll
A well placed foot can pivot on a hold - here the climber has traversed past the hold and spun his foot  © Will Carroll

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The key areas of a climbing shoe  © Will Carroll
The key areas of a climbing shoe  © Will Carroll

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Aljaz Anderle climbing on Finnkona icefall on Senja Island, Norway.  © Urban Golob
Aljaz Anderle climbing on Finnkona icefall on Senja Island, Norway.  © Urban Golob

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