Training books for rock climbers

Rock climbing covers a wide range of skills and techniques across the various disciplines of Alpinism, Trad climbing, sport climbing and bouldering. Training for rock climbers to improve in all of these disciplines, and get totally climbing fit requires a variety of different techniques and skills. The different techniques and skills to improve our rock climbing include; strength and endurance; flexibility; improved footwork and techniques; mental strength; along with diet and nutrition. The following books cover all of these rock climbing techniques and skills and will help to improve your climbing.

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  1. The Rock Warrior’s Way – Mental Training for Climbers

    The Rock Warrior’s Way – Mental Training for Climbers

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    £16.95
    The Rock Warrior’s Way is the mental training guide for climbers. It is a comprehensive program for learning how to focus your mental resources during a challenging climb. It includes step-by-step guidance on motivation analysis, information gathering, risk assessment, mental focus, and deliberate transition into action. The author Arno Ilgner draws essential elements from the rich 'warrior' literature, as well as from sports psychology, and combines these with his extensive climbing experience to create The Rock Warriors Way – the unique approach to mental training. More Information
  2. Espresso Lessons – From the Rock Warrior’s Way

    Espresso Lessons – From the Rock Warrior’s Way

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    £16.95
    Espresso Lessons is the follow up book to the Rock Warrior’s way and takes the material from this book into practical climbing situations. It is the “how to” application of The Rock Warrior’s Way, intended to build upon and complement it. Espresso Lessons helps you take appropriate risks and addresses falling head-on, through intentional falling practice. More Information
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    Vertical Mind

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    £24.95
    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, along with demonstrating how to train and overcome fears and anxiety that hold you back. Included are numerous and practical step-by-step drills and training exercises to help you climber harder. Published in February 2014 and written by Don McGrath and Jeff Elison. More Information
  4. Law Unto Himself by Michael Law

    Law Unto Himself by Michael Law

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    £13.95
    Law Unto Himself is the autobiography of Michael Law, the great Australian rock climber who probably established more classic climbs in Australia than anyone else. He was the leader and certainly the most talented of Australia’s “New Wave” of climbers in the 1970s and ‘80s. His anarchistic behaviour and constant blurring of the ethical boundaries was matched only by his talent for spotting exceptional new lines and a voracious appetite for climbing them. More Information
  5. The Rock Climbers Exercise Guide

    The Rock Climbers Exercise Guide

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    £17.95
    This book is described as the only exercise guide a rock climber will ever need, detailing how to train for strength, power, endurance, flexibility and stability. This revised and updated edition of this classic book is designed to help climbers build and maintain each of these important assets. The book is split into 13 different chapters, which are as follows: 1) Principles foe effective training 2) Self –assessment and goal setting 3) Warm-up, mobility and flexibility exercises 4) Basic training and weight loss 5) Antagonist and stabilizer training exercises 6) Core-training exercises 7) Limit-strength training exercises 8) Power training exercises 9) Strength and power endurance training exercises 10) Local and generalised aerobic training exercises 11) Designing your own training program 12) Special training considerations 13) Nutrition, workout recovery, and injury prevention Published in 2017 this classic book has been fully revised and updated. It is written by Eric Horst who is an internationally renowned author and a climber of forty years, who has published many other training related books and articles. Number of pages is 244. Size is 190mm x 235mm. ISBN is 9781493017638. More Information
  6. The Crack Climber's Technique Manual

    The Crack Climber's Technique Manual

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    £24.95

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    This is a detail training book describing how to become a master crack climber that will have you jamming with finesse. Written by Kent Pease, a true master of crack climbing, this book takes an engineer's approach to the mechanics of jamming and combines it with detailed, realistic illustrations. The result will have you climbing cracks with the finesse and efficiency that takes most years to master. This crack climber’s training book was published by Fixed Pin Publishing in July 2015. More Information

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