Self-Coached Climber: The Guide to Movement, Training, Performance

Self-Coached Climber: The Guide to Movement, Training, Performance

By: Douglas Hunter (author), Dan Hague (author)Paperback

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"Still the best book on improving at climbing ... worth every penny and more." -- Dave MacLeod, online climbing coach blog In full color with 52 practical training exercises designed to advance technique Detailed anatomical illustrations explain climbing physiology Includes an 85-minute DVD that shows concepts in action A dynamic package of training material from a pair of expert coaches, The Self-Coached Climber offers comprehensive instruction, from the basics of gripping holds to specific guidelines for developing a customized improvement plan. Hague and Hunter base their methods on the four fundamental components of all human movement--balance, force, time, and space--and explain how to apply these principles to achieve efficient results. The DVD presents live demonstrations of training exercises and features an original documentary of a 5.14a/b redpoint attempt by Adam Stack and Chris Lindner. Self-Coached Climber was named a finalist in the Mountain Exposition Category at the 2007 Banff Mountain Festival. For more information go to: http: //www.banffmountainfestivals.ca/festivals/2007/book/finalists.as

About Author

Dan Hague is an 18-year veteran in the indoor climbing industry who has built and managed 4 climbing gyms, the latest in central Virginia. He also consults with gym operators and sits on the Climbing Wall Association's Board of Directors. He is an avid climber, winning his division of the Triple Crown Bouldering Series in 2010. Douglas Hunter was a full-time climber and coach for 10 years, during which time he trained many elite climbers and was a top level sport climber. He now lives and climbs in Southern California, where he continues to develop new training methodology.

Contents

Balance; Establishing a Good Base of Support; Body Awareness; Turning and Flagging; Controlling Force: Movement Initiation and Movement Centres; Learning Movement in Climbing; The Physiology of Climbing; Aerobic Endurance Training; Anaerobic Endurance Training; Strength and Power; Emotional and Mental Training; Self-Assessment and Goal Setting; Your Personalised Training Plan.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780811733397
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 228
  • ID: 9780811733397
  • weight: 635
  • ISBN10: 0811733394

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