Training

Next Level: This is how you crack the 7th degree

Get ahead where there are a lot of climbers queuing: With these professional tips you can make the jump to the 7th degree.

Better dynamic climbing | Pro tip

No more dynamo frustration: With this exercise from top athlete Shauna Coxsey you will get better at dynamic climbing.

Adam Ondra: “Spraywall training brings the best transfer to the rock”

Training tip from Adam Ondra and Magnus Midtbo: Why 99 percent of all climbers should train on the spray wall.

Does stretching before climbing training hurt your performance?

Today we have clarity: Does passive stretching before climbing training improve performance or does it even harm performance?

Why boulderers should also train endurance

In this video you will learn why endurance training is also worthwhile for boulderers and how best to go about it.

This is how much grip strength Adam Ondra | has Video

How much grip strength does the best climber in the world have? In this video, Magnus Midtbo tests the Czech high-flyer Adam Ondra.

5 reasons why strength training is important for climbing

Strength training helps prevent injuries while climbing. But there are even more reasons for weightlifting.

Pro tips: Climb ledges better

Climb ledges better: Learn how to build finger strength and how to transfer it effectively to the wall.

ACT Squat: How to strengthen your hip muscles | Compensatory training

The training experts Patrick Matros and Dicki Korb will show you exercises for hip problems. Today: The ACT Squat.

In 7 steps to the 7th degree | Break through performance plateaus

Get ahead where most advanced beginners stop: This is how you can make the jump to the 7th level of difficulty.

More efficient bouldering training: Adam Ondra's tips and tricks

Professional tips: Adam Ondra shows you what you should pay attention to during bouldering training in order to get the most out of it.

Sideplank Leg Lift: This exercise strengthens the hip muscles Compensatory training

The training experts Patrick Matros and Dicki Korb show you exercises for hip problems. Today: The side plank leg lift.

Climb harder without training harder? Yes!

Can you climb harder without getting stronger? Yes, says training pope Eric Hörst in an interview and reveals how it works.

T-Stand Hip Rotations: This exercise helps with hip problems Compensatory training

The training experts Patrick Matros and Dicki Korb show you exercises for hip problems. Today: T-Stand Hip Rotations.

Practical training boards for on the go

In addition to the mental and technical aspects, finger strength is also key when climbing. We introduce you to two portable training boards for at home, on the go or for warming up. With these you can easily train for a better climbing performance.

Golfer's Elbow: This helps with elbow overload | balancing training

Together with the training experts Patrick Matros and Dicki Korb and the climbing doctor Volker Schöffl, we will show you three preventive exercises to prevent symptoms of overload in the shoulder joint and one to "treat" climbing-specific symptoms of overload: the golfer's elbow

This is how you improve your foot technique

Foot technique is often given too little attention when climbing. Today we take a closer look at a common mistake that creeps in among both beginners and advanced climbers with climbing pro Dave MacLeod.v

Push-ups plus: How to mobilize and stabilize your shoulder blades | balancing training

Together with the training experts Patrick Matros and Dicki Korb and the climbing doctor Volker Schöffl, we will show you three preventive exercises to prevent symptoms of overload in the shoulder joint. The third exercise helps to stabilize and mobilize the shoulder blades: the push-up plus

Fitpass: The GA for climbers

Does the cost keep you from training in different climbing and bouldering gyms? Are you tired of having to choose a provider? Then we have just the thing for you: the Fitpass.

Strength endurance: You should avoid these 7 training mistakes

Endurance plays a key role in sport climbing. Accordingly, many athletes base their training plans on it. However, there are some misconceptions that can significantly affect the success of a training season. These are the seven most serious mistakes.

9 tips: How to avoid pumped arms

If you want to climb to your personal limit, it is essential to be economical with the power you have. The two climbing pros Svana Bjarnason and Anna Hazelnutt have put together nine tips that promote regeneration while climbing.

Shake arms correctly at the rest point while climbing | 7 tips

Every climber knows that you should use resting points to shake your arms. But how do you shake properly? We show you seven points that you should consider when shaking.

Two years twice a day on the hangboard: What's the point?

In February 2021, a video by Swedish climber Emil Abrahamsson went viral, in which he presented a simple and seemingly effective training for finger strength: With just 2 short hangboard sessions a day, he achieved an incredible increase in performance in one month. Now, after a two-year period, the climbing professional is commenting on his supposed miracle cure.

how strong are you really Test yourself

With the Critical Force Test, you can determine your available maximum strength, your long-term muscular endurance and the energy storage in your forearms. Today Philipp Bulling will show you how you can set up your own test station for less than 100 euros and thus optimize your training.

Stefano Ghisolfi amazes Wide Boyz | Video

The ominous basement of wide boyz Pete Whittaker and Tom Randall is the ultimate rift torture chamber. Anyone who is invited to lend a hand can be self-reliant. And if you also make a good trap, you are almost in crack Olympus. Stefano Ghisolfi recently paid his respects and amazed the Wide Boyz.

This is how your fingers become really strong

Anyone who, like Alex Megos, has become strong on the finger holes in Franconian Switzerland and has trained for years with professional trainers such as Dicki Korb or Patrick Matros should be the perfect place to go when it comes to finger strength. In his latest video, the German climbing professional shows various exercises that you can use to build up your finger strength.

How to measure your finger strength with the Critical Force Test

The Critical Force Test is a test to determine different components of climbing-specific finger strength. With the help of the test, the short-term available maximum strength, the long-term muscular endurance and the energy storage of an athlete's forearms can be determined.

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Training despite an annular ligament injury

Ring ligament injury: In this video, Dave MacLeod explains what an adapted training session on the bouldering wall can look like.

Ondra during the 9a onsight attempt: final stop for grip breakout

This video shows Adam Ondra making a solid 9a onsight attempt. But when the handle breaks, it comes to an abrupt end.

Spanish Kinglines repeated

Jorg Verhoeven, Gabriele Moroni and Leo Ketil Bøe repeat classics of the 9th French degree in Siurana, Oliana and Margalef.

5th Petzl Climbing Festival Frankenjura 2024 | Info & program

Save the Date: from May 30th to June 2nd, 2024, the Frankenjura climbing festival is going into its fifth round in idyllic Königstein.

Jernej Kruder repeats Ticino crack test piece Butterfly Circus (8b)

In Val Bavona, the Slovenian climbing professional Jernej...