Articles - Training & skills - Bouldering
Posted: 25 May 2011
In our regular series of quick tips to help you get more out of your indoor climbing wall sessions, the guys at Rock Over Climbing in Manchester show you three ways to build stamina using the bouldering wall.
Posted: 24 Feb 2011
In this Masterclass, Neil Gresham gives 15 essential training tips for beginners...
Posted: 01 Feb 2011
Can’t crack the comps? In this exclusive feature Jamie Maddison goes over the many ways to perform at your best for those just starting out in the scary world of competition climbing.
Posted: 18 Jan 2011
Split tips? Flappers? In this article Jamie Maddison examines how best to keep your hands in tip-top condition, ready for days on end of hard climbing.
Posted: 26 Oct 2010
In this article Jamie Maddison dishes out the hints and tips on how to become a better climber, handy for those just setting out on their climbing career. All Photos: Jamie Maddison
Posted: 17 Jun 2010
Fingerboarding can be an absolutely indispensable tool in aiding one’s progression up through the climbing grades but - and this is a big but - only if it is used correctly! In this guide Jamie Maddison looks at the do's and don'ts of training safely on the fingerboard.
Posted: 01 Mar 2010
California's Bishop is widely regarded as one of the best bouldering areas in the world and home to some world-famous test pieces such as The Mandala. Dave Gill gives us a tour of the best problems to tackle and tips on taking a trip there in this video and article.
Posted: 01 Mar 2010
With winter here it's time for some training inspiration to get yourself in shape for getting out on rock again in Spring and Summer. Here are 20 training tips from top climbers, coaches, health experts and fellow Climber readers on everything from physical training, injury prevention and treatment to finger taping, nutrition and psychology. Dip in and take your pick.
Posted: 11 Jan 2010
In this month’s Beginners’ Guide article, Jamie Maddison takes a lightning video tour over all the possible bits of gear an aspiring boulderer is likely to need.
Posted: 05 Nov 2009
This article, written by the Beastmaker team, aims to help people realise that you can easily put up a fingerboard without bringing down the house.