The Self-Coached Climber

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

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Synopsis

"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

Book information

ISBN: 9780811733397
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Imprint: Stackpole Books
Pub date:
DEWEY: 796.5223
DEWEY edition: 22
Language: English
Number of pages: 228
Weight: 594g
Height: 187mm
Width: 233mm
Spine width: 16mm