Performance sport climbing days for young people

Posted by James McHaffie on 05/01/2021
Ian Dunn with the GB youth squad.
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These courses will be run by Ian Dunn who has many years of experience sport climbing. Ian has been the Manager of the GB Junior Climbing Team and is a Development Coach. Ian really enjoys sport climbing and has climbed extensively in the UK, Europe and Thailand, he also loves passing on knowledge to others and seeing climbers push themselves and achieve their goals. Ian has run many workshops and Sport Climbing Courses for The BMC.

KEY INFORMATION

READ MORE: The Parent's guide

Who are these courses for?

11-17 year olds who are leading indoors, F6b or harder and wish to gain outdoor sport skills and coaching guidance.

Duration

The course will meet up at 10.00am and go on until around 17.00pm.

Parental supervision

Participants are required to remain under the supervision of a parent or guardian over the age of 18. The supervisor must be willing and able to approach the crag with the group which may involve uneven and steep ground.

What do I need to bring with me?

Please bring along:

  • Climbing shoes & chalk bag
  • Harness
  • Helmet
  • Belay Device
  • The single rope you lead on indoors (don't worry if you don't have one)
  • Any other sport climbing equipment that you may own (quickdraws etc.)
  • Lunch and warm clothing

Booking

Email Ian at: ian@coachingclimbing.com with the Venue and date to arrange your course.

Cost

These courses cost £80 per young person, which includes parental supervision. Ian can also be booked for 1 to 1 coaching in any of the areas. Email Ian to arrange suitable venues and dates for this.

Venues & Dates 2021

Yorkshire:

6th April Malham

1st May Malham

29th May Malham

30th May Kilnsey

5th June Malham

26th June Trollers Gill, Appletreewick

9th August Castleberg, Settle

13th August Trollers Gill, Appletreewick

4th September Malham

Wales

3rd May Trefor Rocks, llangollen

6th June Llandulas

12th June Trefor Rocks

5th September, Upper Pen Trwyn

South Lakes:

2nd June Scout Scar

27th June Scout Scar

11th August Chapel Head Scar


We want to say a big thanks to every BMC member who continues to support us through the Coronavirus crisis.

From weekly Facebook Lives and GB Climbing home training videos, to our access team working to re-open the crags and fight for your mountain access, we couldn’t do it without you.

Did you know that we've just launched a new U27 membership offer for just £1 / month? And with full membership from £1.66 / month, it's never been easier to join and support our work: 

https://www.thebmc.co.uk/join-the-bmc-for-1-month-U27-membership


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