Toeing the Line

Robin on Deliverance. Photo Courtesy of Paul Keleher - DOSummitGood

Robin on Deliverance. Photo Courtesy of Paul Keleher – DOSummitGood

Footwork

The foundation of climbing. If you can’t use your feet, then you’ll be throwing away energy and climbing inefficiently. Explore what are the signs of bad footwork and how to improve yours by reading the Urbanrock’s Blog on footwork.

In this blog, I explain how to determine if you are not placing your feet correctly and how to correct sloppy footwork including how to smear and foot-swap/match correctly. Most indoor climbers neglect their footwork to focus on more “obvious” weaknesses – such as strength and endurance. The truth of the matter is, start with the basics and improve what will dramatically improve your climbing.

This is the first of the series of climbing technique, so keep an eye out and let me know your thoughts.

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