Performance sport climbing days for young people

Posted by James McHaffie on 03/12/2019
Ian Dunn with the GB youth squad.
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These courses will be run by Ian Dunn who has many years of experience sport climbing. Ian has been the Manager of the GB Junior Climbing Team and is a Development Coach. Ian really enjoys sport climbing and has climbed extensively in the UK, Europe and Thailand, he also loves passing on knowledge to others and seeing climbers push themselves and achieve their goals. Ian has run many workshops and Sport Climbing Courses for The BMC.

KEY INFORMATION

READ MORE: The Parent's guide

Who are these courses for?

11-17 year olds who are leading indoors, F6b or harder and wish to gain outdoor sport skills and coaching guidance.

Duration

The course will meet up at 10.00am and go on until around 17.00pm.

Parental supervision

Participants are required to remain under the supervision of a parent or guardian over the age of 18. The supervisor must be willing and able to approach the crag with the group which may involve uneven and steep ground.

What do I need to bring with me?

Please bring along:

  • Climbing shoes & chalk bag
  • Harness
  • Helmet
  • Belay Device
  • The single rope you lead on indoors (don't worry if you don't have one)
  • Any other sport climbing equipment that you may own (quickdraws etc.)
  • Lunch and warm clothing

Booking

Email Ian at: ian@coachingclimbing.com with the Venue and date to arrange your course.

Cost

These courses cost £80 per young person, which includes parental supervision. Ian can also be booked for 1 to 1 coaching in any of the areas. Email Ian to arrange suitable venues and dates for this.

Venues & Dates 2020

Yorkshire:

 

26th July, Malham Cove

8th August, Castleberg

12th August, Kilnsey Crag

16th August, Trollers Ghyll

12th September, Malham Cove

 

Wales

15th August, Trefor

13th September, Upper Pen Trwyn

 

South Lakes:

25th July, Scout Scar

9th August, Chapel Head Scar

 

 

 

 


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