NEIL GRESHAM’S MASTERCLASSES AND LECTURES

NEIL GRESHAM’S MASTERCLASSES AND LECTURES

NEIL GRESHAM’S MASTERCLASSES

Britain’s most accomplished climbing coach has channeled twenty years of experience into these structured sessions, which are proven to help intermediate climbers to improve fast. The classes are ideally suited to anyone who is climbing between F5+ and F6c (V2 - V4). They are based on the bouldering wall, although relevant information for leading is also included. So if your climbing has reached a plateau, let Neil kick-start your motivation and boost you on to the next level. 

Areas covered:

WARMING-UP: New information on how to warm-up safely and effectively:

TECHNIQUE: How to keep your technique improving continuously, tips for better movement: footwork, balance, staying relaxed and conserving energy, technique for overhangs and tactical tips for cracking harder routes & boulder problems. 

TRAINING: How to use the training apparatus to improve strength and endurance. Ideas for home training and how to compile a basic training programme.

“There is no doubt that in the UK, Neil is by far the most well known and respected rock climbing coach, with his reputation spreading across the borders and into Europe and America. He is the voice of all the UK coaches and the person we all look to for advice in developing our own coaching services.

Steve McClure (1.12.10)

IN PRAISE OF NEIL GRESHAM'S MASTERCLASSES:

 “Thank you so much for the Masterclass I attended today! I wasn’t quite sure what to expect and must admit I was slightly nervous. However the class far exceeded any expectations! The techniques you taught us altered my mindset and from now on, my approach to climbing! THANK YOU Neil for a totally mind blowing masterclass today!“

Jonathan E (Southampton)

“I really enjoyed the session, and felt that I walked away both motivated about my climbing, and having gained some good tips about my technique and some valuable advice on how to train properly. I think the proof is in the pudding really. Before Neil came I had only climbed the red route to the left of the slab on top-rope and after Neil's lesson, I lead it with relative ease. All in all, money well spent. Thanks Neil!!”

Andrew G (Norwich)

“It was a truly inspiring day. Neil has such an enthusiastic and personable nature and his advice was spot on. It has definitely rekindled the hunger to keep climbing and progress further…. It was very useful to have an educated outsider's point of view on your climbing. Thanks very much, Neil.”

Sian (Norwich) 

'Life on the Edge' - a slideshow by Neil Gresham, UK

Neil Gresham is one of the world's best-known all rounder climbers, who has performed at a high level in every discipline from Deep Water Soloing to sport, ice and trad for over two decades. In the UK he made the third ascent of Indian Face (E9 6c) in 1995 and the second ascent of Equilibrium (E10 7a) in 2001, both which were the hardest traditional routes in the world at the time. His recent Pembroke Deep Water Solo, Olympiad 8b is regarded as the hardest in Britain. Neil has established first ascents all over the world in countries such as Brazil, Mongolia, Cuba, Vietnam, China, Iceland, Kalymnos, Oman, Norway and Nepal. He has also been at the forefront of the development of climbing coaching and writes regular training articles for Rock & Ice magazine. In this exciting, action packed slideshow, Neil will bring us up to date with some of his most recent challenges and provide an insight into his life of climbing adventure. 

DATES

10th January AWCC Sheffield

24th January AWCC Stockport

31st January AWCC Stoke

7th February AWCC Liverpool

2 Classes each day

13:30-15:30 & 16:00-18:00

Price £40.00

Lecture and presentation  starts at 19:00 

Price £6.00

Book you pace now by calling your local Awesome Walls on:

Liverpool 0151 298 2422

Stockport 0161 494 9949

Stoke 01782 341 919

Sheffield 0114 244 6622

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