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From 'en pointe' to Redpoint: How Ballet Can Improve Climbing Footwork and Foot Health

Climbing is a sport of constant challenges and exhilarating heights, but it's also a sport that can take its toll on your feet. Whether cramming into your performance climbing shoes in order to tackle sharp edges or trusting a foot jam that feels like it may break bones, foot health is of paramount importance for climbers.


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Psychological Skills for Climbing - Analysing Strengths and Weaknesses

Dr Rebecca Williams, performance psychology coach and consultant clinical psychologist, shares a chapter from her upcoming book Climb Smarter: Mental Skills and Techniques for Climbing. Part and parcel of setting appr...

Core Training for Climbing

Andy McVittie looks at the importance of core from the perspective of coaching and training. He examines what it is, the different types of movement the core is involved in, how that relates to climbing and how we can then train it specifically to improve our...

How to Start Indoor Climbing

Indoor climbing is now an Olympic sport and all the cool kids are giving it a go, from Jeremy Corbyn to Aquaman and maybe even your Nan. While getting into the sport can seem daunting—especially if you have a fear of heights—the reality is very different...

Montane Alpine Preparation When to Travel and What's Open

In this video, Rebecca Coles details when best to plan your alpine trip. Seasons play a crucial part...

Strength-Based Yoga and its Benefits for Climbing

Climber, yoga teacher and wellbeing coach Tiffany Soithongsuk outlines the transformational benefits of...

How to Get Back to Grips with Climbing Post-Lockdown

As we return to outdoor and indoor climbing following a long lay-off, our physical and mental state...

Using Boards For Training Using Boards for Training - Tactics and Planning

Neil Gresham looks at the tactics and nuances of training on a board and explores how to schedule and plan...

Can Watching Climbing Videos Improve your Skills? What Science Suggests

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