How to Climb Harder – 2 Day

How to Climb Harder – 2 Day
Dream of pushing your grade and climbing harder? On our How to Climb Harder course we use a holistic approach to improve your technique, tactics, confidence and mental approach to climbing, to deliver repeatable results to your climbing. There is even a How to Climb Harder textbook to go with the course.  
 

With the successful release of “How To Climb Harder“, its author and Snowdonia Mountain Guides head coach Mark Reeves is offering a course that covers a wide, diverse and complete look at improving your rock climbing.

This 2-day rock climbing course will make a real difference to how you climb. Helping you climb in more relaxed fashion, with better technique, improved tactics and at the same time re-energising your drive to get out there and enjoy yourself on the rock. You might also find yourself breaking into harder grades and more challenging climbs.

The course is run by Mark Reeves, with over twenty years experience as a rock climbing instructor and coach. A holder of the nationally recognised Mountain Instructor Award and a Master degree in Applied Sports Science. He has a thorough knowledge and experience of Effective Coaching, Sports Psychology and Performance Physiology.

Mark has used his experience to onsight climbs up to E6 and 7b. Still climbing and training regularly, he knows just how hard it is to maintain performance.

All this experience and more from the rock faces around the world went into writing the book How to Climb Harder and is now being used to deliver a unique weekend rock climbing course that will find and address your weaknesses and help you climb harder.

The course involves coaching of rock climbing movement techniques on both boulder problems and rock climbs. We also cover the tactical approach to leading a rock climb, as well as the psychological skills that will help you improve how you feel when lead climbing. What is great about this course is the accompanying textbook that you can use to carry on the improvements after the course has finished, to help you to remember and revisit the lessons we cover during the course.

Workshops include

 

  • Footwork Workshop
  • Steep Rock Workshop
  • Efficient Climbing Workshop
  • Mental Skills Workshop
  • Tactical Workshop
  • Training Workshop
  • Gear Placement workshop
 
 
 
Prior Experience: Some prior lead climbing experience
Duration: 2 Day
Cost: £250

Course Start Dates:
April 7, 2018
July 21, 2018
  • NB: We can arrange course dates to meet your requirements.

  • To book, find out more or to arrange an alternative date email us here.
    …or call us on 07872565225

    Photos from Previous Courses

    Kate Carrother showing her american heritage by storming up another crack on our trad climbing tour of the UK. Here on Original Route on the Holly Tree Wall on Idwal Slabs.

    Kate Carrother showing her american heritage by storming up another crack on our trad climbing tour of the UK. Here on Original Route on the Holly Tree Wall on Idwal Slabs.

    Mark reeves on the esoteric Glass Flipper, a HVS slab made of Grit-type rock in the Llanberis Pass.

    Mark reeves on the esoteric Glass Flipper, a HVS slab made of Grit-type rock in the Llanberis Pass.

    The look of frustration on the climbers face as the wire fails to fit again, on Holy, Holy Holy, E2, Dali's Hole, Slate Quarries. Come and learn how to judge gear placements on our lead climb coaching courses.

    The look of frustration on the climbers face as the wire fails to fit again, on Holy, Holy Holy, E2, Dali's Hole, Slate Quarries. Come and learn how to judge gear placements on our lead climb coaching courses.

    Guiding a client up Grooved Arete

    Guiding a client up Grooved Arete

    A client commits to the final lay backing section on the corner of Scratch, tremadog

    A client commits to the final lay backing section on the corner of Scratch, tremadog

    Only the best guide to North Wales Climbs ever!!!!

    Only the best guide to North Wales Climbs ever!!!!

    A climber finding a rest to palce gear on Grim Wall, A classic VS at tremadog.

    A climber finding a rest to palce gear on Grim Wall, A classic VS at tremadog.

    Adam Riches on the imposing final pitch of Dream of White Horses, with its wild exposure it really is one of the best pitches of HVS climbing anywhere.

    Adam Riches on the imposing final pitch of Dream of White Horses, with its wild exposure it really is one of the best pitches of HVS climbing anywhere.