Caldbeck fells, North Lakes


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Trad onsighting remains the cornerstone of British climbing, and demands a broad skill set that can be employed under high levels of physical and psychological stress.

Sport climbing requires a very different tactical approach, but both are richly rewarding when it all comes together on a dream route in great company.

My coaching allows you to define your current skills in terms of tactics, technique, psychological and physical performance. Recognising the constraints your lifestyle and resources place upon climbing, I'll help you focus on the most efficient way to progress toward your personal goals.

At its finest it's a heady combination of subtle balance, accuracy and all-out power, the single malt of climbing. Its intense physical nature can lead to prioritising strength gains over all else and poor injury management blights many boulderers careers.


I'll ensure your tactical and psychological approach (both long term and move-by-move) is as developed as your forearms. As with all my coaching, your movement skills will come under the microscope and you'll leave with long-term clarity about how to continue on a self-led path to improvement and injury reduction.

Download my free grade pyramids!

-trad & bouldering pyramid

-sport redpoint pyramid

I  provide Continuing Professional Development and bespoke training courses for all levels of coach and instructor, recent clients include NICAS and the Glenmore Lodge instructor team.

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