Member Clinics December 2010

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

Columbia

FREE Member Clinic Location, Date and Time Description
Thursday, December 2, 2010, 6:30pm-8:00pm

Women’s Climbing Fitness*

A clinic just for the ladies! Guest instructors Hanna & Jenna will present a series of women’s specific workouts to incorporate into your climbing routine. From pull ups, push ups and core, these different elements will get you stronger for climbing. *Due to limited enrollment, please sign up at the front desk.
Wednesday, December 8, 2010, 6:30pm-8:00pm

Lead Belay with a Gri-Gri*

Got a heavy climbing partner that likes to project routes and take lots of falls? This clinic will teach you how to lead belay with the Petzl Gri-Gri plus other tips and tricks that you can do with this awesome tool. Gri-Gri’s will be provided. *Due to limited enrollment, please sign up at the front desk.
Thursday, December 16, 2010, 7:30-8:30 pm

Olympic Rings Training

Strength training using Olympic rings through multiple body positions, push, pull, and core. It’s an excellent way to build stabilizer muscles and balance because of the rings’ natural multi directional movement. Workouts ranging from beginner to advanced. With guest instructor Ben Prescott, a member of the University of Maryland Gymkana program.
Every Wednesday in December 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, December 8, 2010, 8-9pm

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.
Wednesday, December 15, 2010, 8-9pm

Advanced Road

Get ready for swimsuit season early this year. Come check out a more demanding, more thrilling, more chiseling Road.
Wednesday, December 22, 2010, 8-9pm

Slacklining 

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
Every Tuesday in December 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
Wednesday, December 8, 2010, 9-10pm

Campusing & Building Power

Power is the ability to recruit total muscular strength in a controlled burst — an important tool for climbing at maximum difficulty. During this clinic we’ll discuss the physiology of muscle recruitment and learn how to effectively train for power through bouldering and feet-off campus training.
Wednesday, December 22, 2010, 9-10pm

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.
Every Wednesday in December 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.