Beginner

5 Reasons Why Rock Climbing Gyms Are Becoming So Popular

Odds are you have heard of rock climbing. Or, better yet, you have visited a climbing gym near you for a birthday party with a friend, a group outing, or Read More

Beginner

4 Bad Habits You Must Avoid in Climbing

Things Climbers Need to Avoid With Their Lower Body Climbing is all about staying on the wall. In this article, we will discuss a few habits that climbers tend to Read More

Beginner

Do You Climb? You Better Learn Basic Sequencing

The Best Mental Skill From our previous article ‘Why Do You Need Cross-Body Tension in Climbing,’ we now have a clearer understanding of how cross-body tension helps prevent you from Read More

Beginner

Why Do You Need Cross-Body Tension in Climbing?

Cross-Body Tension Why do you need cross-body tension in climbing? To prevent barn-dooring, of course. Need a refresher on what barn dooring is? Read it here: ‘How to Prevent the Read More

Beginner

How to Prevent the Annoying ‘Barn Door’ in Climbing

The Answer in One Definition How to prevent the annoying ‘barn door’ in climbing? In simple terms, cross-body tension.  Let’s examine it in detail. In a perfect world, we would Read More

Beginner

What to Know About Climbing: Basic Hold Use

Basic Hold Use Our previous article gave us a clearer idea of what straight-arming is and how it works in ‘What is Straight-Arming and Why Every Climber Should Do It.’ Read More

Beginner

What is Straight-Arming and Why Every Climber Should Do It

Straight-Arming On Vertical Walls What is straight-arming and why should every climber do it? We covered straight-arming on slab in the previous article, How to Climb on Slab Using This Read More

Beginner, Slab

How to Climb on Slab Using This Technique

What is the Technique? How to climb on slab using this technique: straight-arming.   In a previous article, we covered what your lower body should be doing in slab climbing Read More