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What To Expect On Your First Climbing Class

By Jamie | 6th December 2021 | 0 Comments

Excited, Nervous, Not Sure What To Expect? Here’s Everything You Need To Know About Your First Climbing Class… If you’ve booked, or are thinking of booking your very first climbing class the chances are you’re filled with a mixture of emotions about the whole thing. On the one hand, you’re probably super excited, whether that’s … Read more

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Job Opportunity

By Jamie | 11th December 2019 | 0 Comments

 JOB ADVERT Job Title: Climbing Coach Reports to: Head Coach Location: To run sessions in Derby, Nottingham, Sheffield and within the Peak District Hours of work: Part-time; starting at 10 hours per week with a view to progress to full time Rate: £7.70 – £12 per hour Closing Date: 07/01/2019 To apply, email jamie@apexclimbingcoaching.com with … Read more

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Apex Academy – February

By Jamie | 28th February 2019 | 0 Comments

Apex Academy – February Update Well here we are, a new blog!! Which will, all being well, be updated on a monthly basis with all the comings and going of the Apex team including the Apex athletes, the coaches…and even possibly the parents. February has been a huge month for the Apex team and has … Read more

Power Training For Climbing

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By Jamie | 15th March 2018 | 0 Comments

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Core Training Podcast

By Jamie | 11th March 2018 | 0 Comments

So this week I was in the process of creating a new training plan for myself (perks of the job). I often like to try out new and up & coming ideas, or old ones that I have recently found out about and liked. This lead to me evaluating my ‘areas for improvement’ and tackling … Read more

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Mindfulness for Climbing

By Jamie | 11th March 2018 | Comments Off on Mindfulness for Climbing

Being in the moment is just one of those feelings that climbing can facilitate. Its just you and the climb, the fight to the top and if you have it in you that go to get there. It would be nice to find this more consistently and reach this advantageous and desirable state of mindfulness, … Read more

Heel Hooking

5 Top Tips for Solid Heel Hooking Skills

By Jamie | 11th March 2018 | 0 Comments

There are a mountain of different techniques that will benefit your climbing. The more relevant technique you can implement when climbing the easier you can make it on your muscles and connective tissues. This post is a focus on uses footwork and the techniques you can use to help provide you with not only a … Read more