Member Clinics January 2011

FREE Members Only Clinics! Check out the upcoming schedule for January 2011!

Columbia

FREE Member Clinic Location, Date and Time Description
Thursday, January 6, 2011 7:00pm-8:00pm

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.
Wednesday, January 12, 2011, 6:30pm-7:30pm

Warm-ups & Preventive Maintenance

Tired of those nagging little finger-elbow-shoulder-back-hip-knee-ankle injuries? Knock them out with our patented combination of warm-up exercises and antagonistic muscle training!
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, January 12, 2011, 8-9pm

Rest Positions + Pacing

Milking a key rest often makes the difference between the send and another hang on the rope. In this clinic we’ll talk about how to find places to shake out and recover in different types of terrain around the gym, as well as how to best pace the moves between rests.
Wednesday,January 19, 2011, 8-9pm

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.
Wednesday, January 26, 2011, 8-9pm

Following Sport Routes and Retrieving Your Gear

A tutorial in preparation for climbing outside. 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!
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, January 5, 2011, 9-10pm

Footwork

This clinic will help make small improvements in footwork that can help with large improvements in ones ability to progress in technical difficulty. Better footwork will improve overall climbing endurance, using ones forearms less and flowing smoothly and quickly up the rock or wall.
Wednesday, January 19, 2011, 9-10pm

Bouldering Babes : Women’s Clinic

A clinic just for the ladies! Come work with some of ET Rockville’s hard women and focus on skills and drills to improve you climbing. Class will be mostly taught in the bouldering area
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.