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9 out of 10 climbers make the same mistakes: Review

Dave MacLeod's book is called 9 out of 10 climbers make the same mistakes. After reading it, the obvious question is ?why so modest??, cause I would put the number considerably closer to 10.

Dave starts off by stating: ?This book is for everyone ready to challenge and change their climbing habits.?, and if you're not, this book is not for you. If you are, however (and you should be), read on.

So what's the revolutionary secret Dave has discovered?
Well, embarrassing as this may be for us (the 9,99 out of 10)... it's called common sense more or less. That and being true to yourself.
I'm no training expert, but I can honestly say, almost everything Dave says are things I already knew.
What he does though, and this is very important, is to tell it straight and transform the knowledge into advice and powerful tools that will work for you, making it impossible to escape by coming up with various excuses. If you really want to improve as a climber, you can. It's as simple as that. It doesn't matter if you're a beginner with three kids or a professional.
Unfortunately, just because the concept is easy to understand and this book gives you all the tools you need, it doesn't mean it's an easy path to follow. Most of us will undoubtedly have to fight pretty hard to be able to change our training patterns, our way of thinking about training, as well as our self image.
But at the same time, if we can change, there's hope for us all!

So, if you are ready to challenge and change your climbing habits, this book is an absolute must buy.


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