Member Clinics September 2010

FREE Members Only Clinics! Check out the upcoming schedule for September 2010!

 

Columbia

FREE Member Clinic Location, Date and Time Description
Tuesday, September 7, 2010, 7pm-8pm

Core Strength for Climbers

It’s true that the arm bone is connected to the shoulder bone, but how is the shoulder bone connected to the hip bone?  Through the core!  We’ll discuss how core strength requirements for rock climbers differ from those of other athletes, and learn exercises that will improve your ability to move through steep rock.
Monday, September 20, 2010, 6:30pm-8:30pm

Following Sport Routes and Retrieving Your Gear

A tutorial in preparation for climbing outside this fall.  Learn to recognize common outdoor anchor setups and the best methods for safely removing your gear and getting yourself back to the ground in one piece.  We’ll also demonstrate some of the dangerous mistakes that you should avoid at all costs!
Wednesday, September 29, 2010, 7pm-9pm

Strength Training for Climbers

Students will learn different training exercises to incorporate into their individual training regiment. Demonstrations will include one arm wall lunges, bouldering circuits, hyper gravity training and many others. These exercises will help to increase strength, power & endurance.
Every Wednesday in September at 7pm & 8pm

Yoga for Climbers*

In partnership with Charm City Yoga! Two 45 minute sessions will be offered each scheduled evening starting at 7:00pm and 8:00pm.  Space is limited so be sure to call the gym ahead of time or arrive early to reserve your spot. BYOM: Bring-Your-Own-Mat. 

Timonium

FREE Member Clinic Location, Date and Time Description
Wednesday, September 8, 2010, 8pm-9pm

Climbing a Fixed Line

It’s a crisp fall day, the rock is really biting. Your partner just pulled the roof on Son of Easy O and now it’s your turn. Before you hit the roof, you blow the cruxy slab section and can’t get back on the wall. You don’t want to be lowered but you can’t remember how to climb a fixed line. Now’s your chance to learn how!
Wednesday, September 22, 2010, 8pm-9pm

Overhang Climbing Techniques

Have you ever said to yourself “I wish I was strong enough to climb that overhanging wall in Timonium?” Well guess what, you are strong enough. After taking the Earth Treks free members clinic on Overhanging Technique and Tom-foolery, you be pulling overhangs like a cheap dentist pulls teeth.
Every Tuesday in September at 7pm & 8pm

Yoga for Climbers*

In partnership with Charm City Yoga! Two 45 minute sessions will be offered each scheduled evening starting at 7:00pm and 8:00pm.  Space is limited so be sure to call the gym ahead of time or arrive early to reserve your spot. BYOM: Bring-Your-Own-Mat.

Rockville

FREE Member Clinic Location, Date and Time Description
Tuesday, September 7, 2010, 8pm-9pm

Slack Lining

Slacklining is a balance sport that uses webbing stretched tight between two anchor points. Great summer activity to do on off days or on a climbing trip. Slacklining improves balance while increasing leg and core strength.
Monday, September 20, 2010, 8pm-9pm

System Board Training

Have you had trouble sticking one of the many crux moves in the bouldering cave or feel too pumped to hold on to a crimp three-quarters of the way up the wall? System Board to the rescue! Learn how to safely and effectively train on a System Board and start stepping up your game.
Every Wednesday in September at 7pm and 8pm

Yoga for Climbers*

In partnership with Thrive Yoga! Two 45 minute sessions will be offered each scheduled evening starting at 7:00pm and 8:00pm.  Space is limited so be sure to call the gym ahead of time or arrive early to reserve your spot. BYOM: Bring-Your-Own-Mat. 

Clinics are FREE to annual members. Clinics marked with an asterisk ( * ) have a limited number of spaces available and pre-registration is recommended (required for some clinics). Call the gym to pre-register.