Member Clinics October 2010

Columbia

FREE Member Clinic Location, Date and Time Description
Wednesday, October 6, 2010, 6:30pm-8:30pmPreventative Maintenance for Gear When does that trusty rope need to be retired? Do those cams cause more pump than a 5.10 roof? The preventative maintenance clinic will address these questions and many more, so you can continue climbing safe and strong.
Thursday, October 14, 2010, 6:30pm-8:30pmBuilding Climbing Endurance Crisp air, changing leaves, and biting sandstone, the fall climbing season is only a few months away. Building climbing endurance is essential for sending that pesky route with the crux 60 feet up. On Thursday, October 14th we’ll talk about techniques for building climbing endurance.
Every Wednesday in October 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, October 6, 2010, 8-9pmCore 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.
Wednesday, October 13, 2010, 8-9pmWhip Therapy Have you lost your lead head? Do you lead well below your potential because you’re scared to fall? Conquer your fears and join the Earth Treks team to practice falling safely.
Wednesday, October 20, 2010, 8-9pmSystem 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 Tuesday in October 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
 Monday, October 11, 2010, 9-10pmShoulder Strengthening A Front, Side, and Rear Deltoid? Rotator cuff what? Do you find yourself pondering the anatomy of your shoulders, as they ache in pain after a good day of climbing? Learn how to sculpt your shoulders, prevent injury and turn into a lean mean dyno, side pulling machine. 
Monday, October 25, 2010, 9-10pmAscending 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!
Every Wednesday in October 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 limitednumber of spaces available and pre-registrationis recommended (required for some clinics). Call the gym to pre-register.