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The Indoor Climbing Manual

John White
Barcode 9781408186626

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Release Date: 05/12/2013

Genre: Sports & Hobbies
Label: Bloomsbury Sport
Language: English
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

Climbing indoors has undergone a revolution.Indoor walls are no longer seen as simply a means to help climbers develop skills and get a bit fitter for ‘the real thing’. These days many climbers prefer them, opting for the security of bolt-protected, weatherproof climbs. And why not? Excellent climbing facilities have sprung up everywhere, from primary schools and universities to massive, purpose-built centres offering hundreds of climbs and dedicated training facilities. And some climbers are buying the holds from specialised companies and setting up walls at home.The Indoor Climbing Manual is an authoritative and comprehensive guide, steering the reader through the variety of styles, skills and techniques needed to master the climbing wall, and includes:· An introduction to the equipment required· Top rope climbing, lead climbing and bouldering techniques· Advanced techniques and training to improve your climbing· Guidelines on how to climb safely and prevent injury· Tips for the transition from indoor to outdoor climbing· An overview of competitive climbing