The Self-Coached Climber (英語) ペーパーバック – 2005/10/30
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"Still the best book on improving at climbing ... worth every penny and more." -- Dave MacLeod, online climbing coach blog In full color with 52 practical training exercises designed to advance technique Detailed anatomical illustrations explain climbing physiology Includes an 85-minute DVD that shows concepts in action A dynamic package of training material from a pair of expert coaches, The Self-Coached Climber offers comprehensive instruction, from the basics of gripping holds to specific guidelines for developing a customized improvement plan. Hague and Hunter base their methods on the four fundamental components of all human movement--balance, force, time, and space--and explain how to apply these principles to achieve efficient results. The DVD presents live demonstrations of training exercises and features an original documentary of a 5.14a/b redpoint attempt by Adam Stack and Chris Lindner. Self-Coached Climber was named a finalist in the Mountain Exposition Category at the 2007 Banff Mountain Festival. For more information go to: http: //www.banffmountainfestivals.ca/festivals/2007/book/finalists.as --このテキストは、ペーパーバック版に関連付けられています。
Dan Hague is an 18-year veteran in the indoor climbing industry who has built and managed 4 climbing gyms, the latest in central Virginia. He also consults with gym operators and sits on the Climbing Wall Association's Board of Directors. He is an avid climber, winning his division of the Triple Crown Bouldering Series in 2010. Douglas Hunter was a full-time climber and coach for 10 years, during which time he trained many elite climbers and was a top level sport climber. He now lives and climbs in Southern California, where he continues to develop new training methodology. --このテキストは、ペーパーバック版に関連付けられています。
I am a beginner & this book has helped my climbing immensely.
It is well written with enough pictures to be descriptive without diluting the content.
I think I will be referring to this book continually in order to refine how I approach each wall as I continue in my new passion of climbing.
While I didn't acheive great heights, and person to person instruction is better, I think I did pretty well with this and 3 times a week (5 hours total)of practice.
Very clear, concise book. Well worth the purchase.