Member Clinics November 2010

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

Columbia

FREE Member Clinic Location, Date and Time Description
Wednesday, November 3, 2010, 6:30pm-8:30pm

Bouldering Babes : Women’s Clinic*

A clinic just for the ladies! Come work with some of ET Columbia’s hard women and focus on skills and drills to improve you climbing. Class will be mostly taught in the bouldering area. *Due to limited enrollment, please sign up at the front desk.
Thursday, November 11, 2010, 7-8pm

Core Clinic

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, November 17, 2010, 6:30-8:30 pm

Improve Your Footwork

Small improvements in footwork can add up to greater progress in technical difficulty. Through better footwork, you can expect an improvement in your overall climbing endurance, to use your forearms less and to flow smoothly and quickly up the rock or wall. 
Every Wednesday in November at 7pm & 8pm

Yoga for Climbers*

In partnership with Charm City YogaTwo 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, November 10, 2010, 8-9pm

Rappelling 

Have you ever thought about how climbers get down from the top of a mountain? Do you know why your ATC has two slots in it? If you think rappelling is only for the boy scouts, think again. Come join the Earth Treks Free Member Clinic on rappelling Wednesday, November 10th.
Wednesday, November 17, 2010, 8-9pm

Preventative Maintenance

Tired of those nagging finger/elbow/shoulder/back/hip/knee/ankle injuries? Learn how you can train to minimize those injuries with Personal Trainer Fernando Jimenez.
Wednesday, November 24, 2010, 8-9pm

Training for Ice Climbing

Do you find the transition from rock to ice to be to challenging? Do you struggle up ice routes? Learn how you can maximize your outdoor ice climbing experience by training like a pro inside.
Every Tuesday in November at 7pm & 8pm

Yoga for Climbers*

In partnership with Charm City YogaTwo 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, November 8, 2010, 9-10pm

Slacklining Clinic

Slacklining is a balance sport that uses webbing stretched tight between two anchor points. Great fall activity to do on off days or on a climbing trip. Slacklining improves balance while increasing leg and core strength.
Monday, November 29, 2010, 9-10pm

Rope Washing

Oh No! The climbing season is over, and that nasty time of year called Winter is beginning to roll in. Only one thing left to do now, wash that rope you punished this fall. Once spring rolls around you’ll be glad you attended Earth Treks Free Member’s Clinic on Rope washing.
Every Wednesday in November at 7pm and 8pm

Yoga for Climbers*

In partnership with Thrive YogaTwo 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.