Training Drills for Climbing

Climbing requires a number of skills. One of the most important and an often overlooked facet skill set is balance. When climbing aretes, slabs, or vertical faces, having a good center of gravity and weight over your feet is crucial for success. In this video, a few British climbers demonstrate a great way to improve balance by attaching a pendulum point to your harness. They also suggest placing coins on footholds to improve precise footwork. Using these methods will turn you into a delicate climber capable of ascending anything.

Head out to your nearest Touchstone gym and work those climbing skills.

Past blog entries can be found at  http://touchstoneclimbing.blogspot.com/

Facebook

comps

Latest News

  • TCS2014 Bouldering Finale THIS Saturday MORE >>
  • An Artisans Crag MORE >>
  • Trip Report: Bagels to Burritos - Gunks Edition MORE >>

Latest Routes

  • MM 3 Routes, 5.10d-5.12a
  • MM 4 Routes, 5.5-5.11c
  • MC 15 new boulder problems V0 - V7

Touchstone's Instagram

Tag your instagram photos with: #touchstoneclimbing