The Vertical Mind is a training book describing a psychological approach for optimal rock climbing. The authors teach rock climbers how to improve their mental game in order to climb better and have more fun. Using the latest research in brain science and psychology they help you retrain your mind and body for higher levels of rock climbing performance, while also demonstrating how to train and overcome fears and anxiety that hold you back. Finally, they teach climbing partners how to engage in co-creative coaching and help each other improve as climbers.
With numerous and practical step-by-step drills and exercises, in a simple to follow training framework, your path to harder climbing has never been clearer. If you are a climber who wants to climb harder and have more fun climbing, then Vertical Mind is required reading.
Published in February 2014 and written by Don McGrath and Jeff Elison.
Number of pages is 274.
Size is 152mm x 230mm.