Does Bouldering Make You a Better Climber?

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Yes, it does! The benefits from bouldering definitely transfer into all forms of climbing. As the saying goes, the best way to train for climbing is to simply climb. Therefore, you can incorporate bouldering into a training routing to improve your overall performance. Things like power and finger strength are also maximised by training through … Read more

Spotting for Bouldering – Key Techniques

Spotting for bouldering

Spotting for bouldering is not as easy as lifting your arms in the air and shouting ‘come on’ or ‘Allez’. There are a number of rules that guide the process. A good spotter is someone who pays attention and minimises risk for the boulderer. We’ll have a deeper look now. What is Spotting for Bouldering? … Read more

Benefits of Bouldering – Why You Should Start!

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As proponents of the sport, we love to shout the benefits of bouldering from the rooftops. There is so much you can gain from starting bouldering. First of all, it is the ultimate full-body workout. You can utilise your aerobic capacity and build strength. Furthermore, things like core stability and flexibility will all be improved. … Read more

9 Bouldering Tips for Beginners

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When you are new to a sport, it can be easy to make rookie mistakes. That is why we have created the ultimate list of bouldering tips for beginners. We’ll guide you through technique, mental aspects, and all other components that can make you better. Of course, it is natural that you want to progress … Read more

How to Fall Bouldering

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For many new and experienced boulderers the art of falling is one they have still not mastered. In the following paragraphs, we will highlight some key things in order to know how to fall bouldering. It is not as easy as it sounds and there are some things you need to watch out for! How … Read more

Bouldering Rules for Beginners

Bouldering rules sign

If you are new to the sport, you may not be aware of some bouldering rules that determine if you have ‘sent’ (completed) a route or not. Naturally, this will only really be applicable to you once you are a bit more experienced and looking to progress. In the beginning, it really does not matter … Read more

What are Boulder Problems?

A woman walking towards a boulder problem

When you first head to a bouldering gym or area, you will often hear the term ‘boulder problem’. Don’t be alarmed, you are perfectly safe! There is no danger. All it means is that you have stumbled upon a bouldering route. Let’s get down to the nitty-gritty, what is a boulder problem? Simply put, it … Read more