Designed to introduce new-intermediate climbers, who have no prior training experience, to the fundamentals of climbing specific training. The goal of this program is to give participants a broad stroke understanding of training and the foundation needed to begin a basic training program safely on their own or identify the needs of private coaching. Highly encourage groups to sign up together! Having a training partner is a great way to stay motivated or get to the gym on those days that you just aren’t feeling it. Intro to Training is led by Session Head Coach, Jeremy Ho.

Cost:
$300 for Members, $350 for Non-Members
Time:
Meets once per week for 2 hours for 6 consecutive weeks, with weekly homework assignments
Prerequisites:
1 Year Climbing Experience

Course Curriculum

Week 1: Foundations

  • Assessments
  • Goal setting
  • Understanding training for climbing
    • Types of training programs
    • Understanding adaptation periods
  • Overview of program

Week 2: Core

  • Understanding the importance of a strong core
  • What is core strength and how do we use it in climbing?
  • Climbing specific core exercises
    • Proper Form

Week 3: Finger Strength

  • When to start finger training
  • Proper/safe form
  • Frequency

Week 4: Strength Training

  • What is strength?
  • Benefits of strength training for climbing
  • What do strength days in the gym look like?
  • Climbing specific strength exercises

Week 5: Power Training

  • What is the difference between strength and power?
  • Converting strength to power
  • What do power days in the gym look like?
  • Climbing specific power exercises

Week 6: Power Endurance / Endurance Training

  • Learn to pushing thru pump / Climb in the red
  • Extending training sessions
  • Building a base
  • Power endurance / Endurance exercises
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