FUNdamentals of Climbing 3

Date: 17/07/2018
Venue: Awesome Walls Dublin
The third FUNdamentals workshop is designed to educate coaches working with climbers demonstrating an an advanced level of climbing technique. A coach working at this level should have a deep personal understanding of complex techniques and have high level observational skills to analyse a climber's movement. 

This course will look at what happens to body positioning and movement when hand and footholds become worse, the angle steepens and dynamic movement is employed. 

In order to get the most out of this workshop participants need to be able to onsight 6b and boulder up to V3 comfortably. 

Participants also need to have attended the FUNdamentals of Climbing 1 and 2 workshop to attend this second workshop. 

The learning outcomes for the Fundamentals 3 Workshop are that you will be able to: 

  • Identify and explain key biomechanical theory governing technical elements of climbing 
  • Design and evaluate activities to explain the theory and practice of dynamic movement 
  • Explain, demonstrate and evaluate the fundamental movement skills and principles of climbing specific to the terrain 
  • Select, use and evaluate technology enhanced learning applications to support coaching 
This workshop would be appropriate CPD for coaches working with talented climbers and coaches progressing through Mountain Training's coaching scheme. 

Please note you will need the following equipment on the day; harness, belay device, climbing shoes. Tablets and smartphones may be useful for notes and filming purposes. 

This workshop will be provided by Iain Mc Kenzie and is organised by Mountaineering Ireland. 

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