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.
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
* Please note: Itinerary is subject to weather and availability.
The Following is an Example Course Program
Agility, Balance and Coordination
Floor and wall exercises
Common climbing errors
FUNdamental Climbing Skills
Centre of Gravity
Economy of Climbing Movement
Awareness of useable parts of the boot
Precision and accuracy
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
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 residential 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.