The focus of this practice is to prepare the kids for the junior competition seasons. Kids will be required to compete in at least one of the competition disciplines,bouldering or difficulty. The physical and mental demands of their climbing and training are the highest at this practice. We focus of competition preparation as the kids on this team not only compete,but are also competitive within their category on a national level. There is even more strength training/conditioning in this practice as the kids will have a firm grasp on advanced movement and technique. Kids are expected to train 2-3 additional days per week with workouts provided by the coach. The ability of climbers in this practice will range from 5.11+ to 5.13 on routes,and V3 to V9 bouldering.
The focus of this practice is further development of more advanced techniques and movement. During practice,climbers will be working at a faster pace with a higher intensity. There will be more demand on physical output and completion of the specific task at hand. In addition to a higher level of climbing,the coaches incorporate physical training/conditioning into the practice. This training will focus on the development of full body muscle needed to climb at a higher level. Kids are expected to train 1-2 additional days per week with workouts provided by the coach. The ability of climbers in this practice will range from 5.11+ to 5.12+ on routes,and V3-V6 bouldering.
Developmental Team 1 (Tuesday/Thursday 4pm-5:30pm – pending enrollment)
The focus of this practice is development of proper fundamentals and basic techniques of climbing movement. The emphasis of this practice is develop proper movement fundamentals. There is a mild/moderate amount of fitness training/conditioning. The ability of climbers in this practice will range from 5.2 to 5.9 on routes,and 5.7 to V0 bouldering. Kids are encouraged to train 1 additional day per week with a workout provided by the coach. Emphasis of this practice is to prepare them for harder climbs and testing onto the Developmental Team 2.