Climbing

  1. Getting Started on the MoonBoard: Tips for Beginners

    Getting Started on the MoonBoard: Tips for Beginners

    With unique holds specifically designed to train power, tension, finger strength and footwork on insecure moves, the MoonBoard is a great tool to improve your climbing. But it can be tricky to know where or how to start when you're first trying the MoonBoard. With the help of our very own Ben Moon, we put together this video to run through some of the basics.

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  2. Persian Dawn 8C+ First Ascent by Buster Martin

    Persian Dawn 8C+ First Ascent by Buster Martin

    Buster Martin recently made the first ascent of Persian Dawn 8C+ which is a direct finish to Make It Funky at the historical crag, Raven Tor in the Peak District. Click here to read a short article Buster wrote about his first ascent and some history into the crag, the routes and the first ascensionists behind the famous climbs.

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  3. 5 Things Your Body May Experience When You Get Back Climbing And How To Fix It

    5 Things Your Body May Experience When You Get Back Climbing And How To Fix It

    The walls are currently back open, current guidelines are in place and climbers can finally get back to pulling on plastic. It’s been a while since we have been able to climb inside and you may or may not have kept up training at home. If you have been to a climbing wall again, you may have experienced some of the following after your session, depending on how much training you have kept up over lockdown. If you can relate to the following symptoms of returning to climbing, here is how you can help fix them! Attached below is also a video of the methods discussed. 

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  4. Bouldering and Board Climbing Tips. A Video Series by Eliot Stephens

    Bouldering and Board Climbing Tips. A Video Series by Eliot Stephens

    A video series by Moon athlete Eliot Stephens. Featuring tips for building, setting and training on a home board. As well as tips for hard climbing outside, how to approach projecting, how to flash hard climbs and much more!

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  5. Five Strategies For Sending Your Project by Kyle Knapp

    Five Strategies For Sending Your Project by Kyle Knapp

    As 2021 begins, what better time to talk about sending your ‘project’ than now. Some of us will be heading back to our home walls for another round of lockdown training. While some of us, especially those who are lucky enough to live in an area close to real rock, might be just enjoying another typical climbing day. ‘Projects’ are everywhere. Both inside the gym or outside on the rock. Either way, the points that follow hopefully will help you on your own personal stone crusade. Most of them are common knowledge, but often overlooked in the plethora of training advice that gets repeated time and time again. So, let’s begin.

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