Jurassic Centre’s of Coaching Excellence

Jurassic Centre’s of Coaching Excellence Now rolling out across Great Britain are our ‘Jurassic Centre’s of Coaching Excellence’. For £30 you get 90 minutes with one of our Performance Climber Coaches, access to our Myofascial Therapist and our Nutritionist. During the session your goals, climbing, general strength & conditioning will all be assessed and advice given. You will then receive a basic overview and a basic one month training plan … Read More

Focus On – Power Endurance

Power Endurance Training Many years ago, just as with strength training, I hated spending time at the wall repeating problems and routes for power endurance training. If you are like I was back then, you could be missing a trick! Here the old adage of the British trad climber to ‘climb more and you will get better, no need for any of that plastic holds and training stuff!’ did kind … Read More

Focus on – Strength Training

Strength Training Many years ago I hated spending time off of the wall or rock for strength training. If you are like I was back then, you could be missing a trick! The old adage of the British trad climber was ‘climb more and you will get better, no need for any of that plastic holds and training stuff!’ To a certain extent that is true as you will get … Read More

Focus On – Raising Metabolism

How to Raise Your Metabolism In ‘Focus On – Healthy Nutrition and Body Weight’ we looked at how to obtain an optimum body weight whilst still eating well. Another important factor in regulating body weight is through raising metabolism and getting it working at a high rate. So what is our metabolism and how can we help it work at a high rate? Your body is constantly using energy to … Read More

Great Coaching+Motivated Athlete+Motivated Parents=Great Climber

What Makes A Great Climber? Great coaching comes from within and requires the same from others to succeed. When I was asked recently ‘what makes a great climber?’ I replied ‘great coaching, a motivated athlete, and motivated parents!’. Would you like to progress further with our help? Then why not Great Coaching Being a pro-climber or the one with the most coaching awards doesn’t make you the greatest coach in … Read More

Strength and Power at the Agglestone

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Strength and power day on Dorset’s big rock, the Agglestone Strength and power day on the large sandstone boulder which is over 5m high and sat up in the middle of Studland heath in Dorset. Good bouldering on sharp, but positive holds which are mainly on very overhanging ground. Income places the bottom meter or so of the rock is very friable, so tread lightly. The east face has some … Read More

Ellis Butler-Barker’s European Adventure

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Recently Jurassic Team member, Ellis Butler-Barker took time out from his studies to go on a European bouldering tour, but things didn’t go exactly as planned. Here in his own words is what happened! So this trip turned into something completely unexpected. The original plan was to spend a week in Fontainebleau in the sun and then head to Magic Wood for 2 weeks to begin working a project there … Read More

Focus On – Healthy Nutrition and Body Weight

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Weight is something of a pre-occupation for most climbers and I guess that it has to hold true that the lighter you are the easier it is to haul yourself up the rock, however you still need muscle and the fuel to power them. Back in the 90s the norm was to starve yourself and climbers strove to be as light as possible by only eating such delicacies as clear … Read More

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