The Hazel Findlay Master Your Mind Tour

Posted by Becky McGovern on 26/03/2018

Fear of falling holding you back? Do you want to try climbing hard but the thought of failure stops you before even trying? Master your mind with coaching from Hazel Findlay and you'll take the first step towards realising your climbing dreams.

What's the weakest link holding back your climbing? Most people will point to something physical – fingers, arms, or even core – but how many times has your head game stopped you from sending?
 
“There are two types of fear: survival and illusory. The former is healthy and helpful while the latter is not. It is important to be able to distinguish between the two fears.” Arno Ilgner, The Rock Warrior's Way: Mental Training For Climbers

We've all been there; you freeze before making the move to the last hold, doubt floods in and your eyes turn towards the ground. But it doesn't have to be a fear of falling or failure that holds you back either, not being able to think positively or visualise success can also negatively impact your climbing, training, and even your everyday life. 

"The most likely limitation to our climbing performance and enjoyment is the mind, and yet it’s also the most neglected," says Hazel. 

So master your mind by joining us for a session of expert tutelage from BMC ambassador Hazel Findlay, followed by an action-packed night starring Hazel and comedian Niall Grimes (Manchester only).

Sign up for mental training: where and when

Tuesday 1 May: London White Spider Climbing

Masterclass 1: 2pm – 4.30pm Buy tickets
Masterclass 2: 5.30pm – 8pm (women only) Buy tickets

Wednesday 2 May: Bristol Redpoint Climbing Centre

Masterclass: 5.30pm – 8pm Buy tickets

Thursday 3 May: Manchester Manchester Climbing Centre

Masterclass: 4pm – 6.30pm Buy tickets
Evening film and talk: 7.30pm – 9pm Buy tickets

The Manchester Master Your Mind film night features: 

  • Compered by comedian and BMC guidebook guru Niall Grimes
  • A very special talk by Hazel, giving an insight into her mental training with fun stories and exclusive film clips
  • A showing of the BMC TV film Mind Control. One of the new BMC TV films from the award-winning Jen Randall, this is an honest portait of Hazel's battle to regain fitness and climb 8c. 
  • QnA session with Niall Grimes
  • Prizes, fun and freebies
  • Poster signing
  • With only 50 places, don't miss your chance to meet Hazel. 

Prices

Masterclasses are £65 (BMC members) and £85 (non-members). The film night is £7 BMC members and £9 non-members.  BMC members attending the Manchester masterclass and the film night pay £70.

The masterclasses are designed to help climbers deal wtih mental distraction and will be 2.5 hours long with nine participants. 


Get flying! 25% off all annual Rock policies

Planning a climbing trip to Fontainebleau? Kalymnos? The Dolomites? Why not save some hassle and grab a bargain this spring: get year-round European climbing insurance from just £99*. 

Our Rock offer is so good that it’s even better value than our basic Trek cover!

We've been insuring climbers like you for over 30 years. That's why all of our policies come with:

  • 24-hour emergency assistance helpline
  • £10 million emergency medical cover
  • £100,000 search, rescue and recovery cover
  • £10,000 personal accident cover
  • £5,000 cancellation cover
  • £2,500 baggage cover
  • No age loading until you're 70

WATCH: BMC Insurance: Get out there

Want to know more? READ: 5 reasons why you need BMC Travel Insurance

*Policy details: 25% off all multi-trip Rock policies in Europe. For policies purchased between 26 Mar and 13 May 2018.


« Back

Post a comment Print this article

This article has been read 2075 times

TAGS

Click on the tags to explore more

RELATED ARTICLES

Magical makeovers coming to BMC crags
0
Magical makeovers coming to BMC crags

With the explosion in participation of climbing and the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, the BMC has announced a plan to make its crags more accessible to all. These improvements will be rolled out over the coming year, and will be designed to make the experience of outdoor crags feel more like you’re climbing indoors. Read on for a rundown of these changes.
Read more »

Unlimited flights for £99: book your rock climbing travel insurance now!
0
Unlimited flights for £99: book your rock climbing travel insurance now!

It’s time to fly! This spring, annual BMC Rock Insurance is just £99. Get our best deal on rock climbing travel insurance until 13 May 2018.
Read more »

North Wales trad youth climbing meet 2018
0
North Wales trad youth climbing meet 2018

The BMC & DMM are teaming up to offer youth climbing weekends in 2018. They are based at climbing huts and involve a weekend of classic climbs, a good social and an evening lecture by a DMM sponsored climber. The next meet will be held in the Llanberis Pass on 9th and 10th June.
Read more »

Post a Comment
Posting as Anonymous Community Standards
3000 characters remaining
Submit
Your comment has been posted below, click here to view it
Comments are currently on | Turn off comments
0

There are currently no comments, why not add your own?

RELATED ARTICLES

Magical makeovers coming to BMC crags
0

With the explosion in participation of climbing and the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, the BMC has announced a plan to make its crags more accessible to all. These improvements will be rolled out over the coming year, and will be designed to make the experience of outdoor crags feel more like you’re climbing indoors. Read on for a rundown of these changes.
Read more »

Unlimited flights for £99: book your rock climbing travel insurance now!
0

It’s time to fly! This spring, annual BMC Rock Insurance is just £99. Get our best deal on rock climbing travel insurance until 13 May 2018.
Read more »

North Wales trad youth climbing meet 2018
0

The BMC & DMM are teaming up to offer youth climbing weekends in 2018. They are based at climbing huts and involve a weekend of classic climbs, a good social and an evening lecture by a DMM sponsored climber. The next meet will be held in the Llanberis Pass on 9th and 10th June.
Read more »

BMC MEMBERSHIP
Join 82,000 BMC members and support British climbing, walking and mountaineering. Membership only £16.97.
Read more »
BMC SHOP
Great range of guidebooks, DVDs, books, calendars and maps.
All with discounts for members.
Read more »
TRAVEL INSURANCE
Get covered with BMC Insurance. Our five policies take you from the beach to Everest.
Read more »