Broaden your knowledge of climbing training on this one-day BMC workshop. Ideally, you'll have already attended the BMC FUNdamentals of Climbing 1 and 2 Workshops and you'll want to delve further into the physiology and anatomy of climbing. You'll have a mix of theory and practical training sessions to cover; the demands of the sport, energy systems required for climbing, basic physiology and anatomy, principles of training and creating adaptation. In the practical sessions, you'll learn how to improve conditioning, strength and endurance.
This course covers the basic information required for a coach to have a fundamental understanding of the science behind, and practical application of, physical training. At the end of the day you'll be able to plan training sessions for your clients and groups.
* Please note: Itinerary is subject to weather and availability.
What to Expect
The course is split into two parts. In the morning we'll cover the theory behind the body’s energy systems, anatomy and types of climbing training. The afternoon will include wall-based sessions, giving you a practical understanding of theory. Areas covered include; body conditioning, strength, endurance and power/strength endurance.At the end of the day you'll be able to plan training sessions for your clients and groups.
You should be a competent lead belayer and climb 6a comfortably to get the most out of the Physical Training 1 workshop.
This workshop is for any climber or coach wishing to further their knowledge of physical training.
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.