FUNdamentals of Climbing workshops: Plas y Brenin

Posted by Amii Wilkes on 24/11/2016
Photo credit: Martin Chester

Whether climbing or coaching indoors, on the crags, or in the Alps, our FUNdamentals workshops cover a range of themes that will broaden your knowledge and improve your coaching. Get all the skills with this course at the home of Mountain Training, Plas y Brenin.

This workshop comprises both theoretical and practical elements and is primarily aimed at climbers who work with and coach young people. Even if you work only with adults, you will still find much of the content appropriate.

Children participating in any sport are at risk of injury due to inappropriate activities or training techniques, and research carried out on the developing child has implications for those who coach them. The theoretical element looks at how the findings of this research can help shape the way in which climbing coaches working with children structure their work. All activities involve specific types of movement.

The way body position impacts upon climbing style forms the practical element of the workshop, since this can lead to an increase in performance and help in preventing climbing injuries.

Plas y Brenin have the following options when you book with them directly:

With meals and accommodation     £120.00

With no meals or accommodation   £80.00

See below the list of dates for the workshops at Plas y Brenin:

BMC FUNdamentals 1

06 January
11 February
11 March
13 May
17 June
19 August
16 September
14 October
18 November

BMC FUNdamentals 2

07 January
12 February
12 March
14 May
18 June
20 August
17 September
26 September
15 October
19 November

BMC FUNdamentals 3

08 January
26 March
08 July
22 September
27 September

BMC Physical Training for Climbing 1

11 January
25 March
15 September
21 October

For workshops in other regions, click HERE.

Book your place on the FUNdamentals workshops at Plas y Brenin now:

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