Some of you have been asking me how my trip the England was in Dec 2019-Jan 2020. So here's a summary for you. The day after I landed in London, I met Louis Parkinson at Catalyst Climbing for some dynoing, coordination, running and jumping trickery - basically everything I am bad at. I have learnt… Continue reading Training in England – What did I learn?
Whether you have taken a few weeks, months, or even years off, it is never too late to get back into climbing. Here are some things to consider before you dive right in: 1. Why now? Have a think about what has changed in your life for you to have the desire to get back… Continue reading How to get back into it
For many people, doing their first pull up is a big deal. It isn't something we are born to be able to do easily. We spend most our time on our feet, so naturally our biggest and strongest muscles are in the lower body. This is why we find squating and jumping much easier than… Continue reading Your First Pull Up: A Step by Step Guide
Firstly, you have to decide which category you are in. But don't stress, it is natural to fluctuate between the two as circumstances change.I've broken the categories down into the following. These categories are irrelevant to what grade you are at currently, or how long you have been climbing. Recreational Climber: You see yourself as… Continue reading Is ‘just climbing’ enough?