Is Rock Climbing Really for me?
few short videos may help potential applicants to the
LAM Climbing School decide
whether rock climbing is really what they think it is. "What is Rock Climbing" is self
explanatory, and "Rock Climbing" parts 1 & 2 are good
introductory instructional videos for all beginning
After viewing the videos above, you may be interested in
reading about some of the topics that will be covered in the
LAM Climbing School; exact topics
and details will vary, and much more material will be
addressed in the actual course. The following
information is provided by "ABC of Rock Climbing.com".
Basics & Backgrounds |
Rock Climbing Styles
Techniques & Training
Rock Climbing Knots
Safety & Guidelines
"Online Climbing Coach"
(best for experienced climbers)
Your coach for these sessions is Dave MacLeod, a sport
scientist, climbing coach, and pro climber based in Glasgow,
Scotland. You can find out more about him at his
website. Dave decided to start a blog to share all
the information and experience that he carries around in his
head, thus providing us with a good source of advice about
training for climbing. He dissects the latest
research, analyzing and reporting news and other people's
work on the subject, and provides links to good sources of
Dave originally studied sport
science to help coach himself, and to take his climbing
as far as it could go. His study helped him so
much that he decided to make it easier for others climbers
to access the same knowledge and apply it.