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.

$350 ($300 for Members)
Meets once per week for 2 hours for 6 consecutive weeks, with weekly homework assignments
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: Power Endurance / Endurance Training

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

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: Finger Strength

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