BMC FUNdamentals Of Climbing 2
  • Plas y Brenin
  • 1 Day
  • 10 People to 1 instructor

BMC FUNdamentals Of Climbing 2

  • Climb
  • Rock Climbing
  • BMC Award
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Overview

If you've already attended our BMC FUNdamentals of Climbing 1 workshop, come back to broaden your knowledge of athlete development. During this one day workshop you'll develop your coaching techniques for indoor and outdoor climbing. We'll cover precise and accurate footwork, using different handholds, body positioning, and the different techniques used to climb on steep, vertical and slightly overhanging rock. This workshop is part of the training pathway for Mountain Training's new Climbing Coach award scheme.

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Can I book privately?

Yes. If you would like to book a private course then give us a call to discuss your needs.

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The Objectives

The FUNdamentals of Climbing 2 builds upon the first workshop, looking at how specific techniques can be coached, and is part of the training for the Development Coach Award. The learning outcomes for the FUNdamentals 2 Workshop are that you will be able to;

  • Explain, demonstrate and evaluate key climbing movement principles
  • Identify and apply appropriate activities to develop the FUNdamentals of climbing movement

Itinerary

* Please note: Itinerary is subject to weather and availability.

The Following is an Example Course Program


Agility, Balance and Coordination

Warming-up

Floor and wall exercises

Common climbing errors

FUNdamental Climbing Skills

Centre of Gravity

Weight Transfer

Economy of Climbing Movement

Footwork

Awareness of useable parts of the boot

Precision and accuracy

Understanding friction

Foot swapping

Handholds

Hand swapping

Long Term Participant Development – LTPD

Stages of climbing development

Chronological versus biological age

Windows of opportunity

Trainability vs adaptability in childhood

Critical or sensitive periods of growth

Overall physical, cognitive and emotional development

Experience Required

You need to have attended the FUNdamentals of Climbing 1 workshop to attend this second workshop.

Why Choose Plas y Brenin?

Our instructors are some of the UK’s most experienced. We train other instructors and help to write the national syllabuses for NGB qualifications in mountaineering, paddlesports, cycling and climbing. Our goal is to teach you skills to last a lifetime, and at Plas y Brenin you know you are getting training from the best.

If your course is based at Plas y Brenin, the price includes accommodation for the night before, and the duration of your time here. If you’re staying with us, we also provide delicious meals to keep you going as you learn, meaning you can concentrate on enjoying yourself. We may also be able to arrange a transfer from Llandudno Junction train station, subject to availability. We would need a minimum of one week’s notice prior to your course start date – please contact reception to learn more.

When it comes to equipment, at Plas y Brenin we have a wide range of top-quality kit for you to use, all included in your course fee. This means if you’re just starting out, there’s no need to rush out and buy a load of expensive gear, and if you’re already pretty well kitted-out, it’s a great chance to try something new.

We can arrange station pick up & drop off if you're travelling by train, and during the day you'll have free hot drinks and afternoon tea.Support is on hand from our friendly, and exceptionally well qualified, staff to help develop your understanding and personal skills. They also help you to formulate an appropriate action plan for your further development.

What do I need to bring?
Equipment List
How should I prepare?
Preparation guide
Course Schedule

Start your training

Length
1 Days
Start Date
27th September, 2019
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7
Cost
£131
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27th October, 2019
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10
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£131
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1 Days
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10th November, 2019
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£131
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1 Days
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5th January, 2020
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10
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£131
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10th May, 2020
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10
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£131
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1 Days
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14th June, 2020
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10
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£131
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1 Days
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16th August, 2020
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10
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£131
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1 Days
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6th September, 2020
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10
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£131
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1 Days
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25th September, 2020
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10
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£131
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1 Days
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25th October, 2020
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10
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£131
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1 Days
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8th November, 2020
Spaces left
10
Cost
£131
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1 Days
Start Date
3rd January, 2021
Spaces left
10
Cost
£131
This course will help you become

Knowledgeable on climbing movement techniques needed for the Development Coach Award.

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