Self-Experiment | LEARNING HOW TO CLIMB | FINAL PART | How to seriously push your grade: Beginner to Advanced in 16 weeks

My self-experiment was to learn how to rock climb,Β in 16 weeks. I set myself the challenge of reaching a V6 bouldering, and/or a 7a sport grade.
I was what you would term a royal newbie. My background of slacklining, weight-lifting and MMA would prove to be advantageous, however, as I undertook a completely new and different physical challenge.

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By the end of the 16 weeks, I had reached bouldering grade V5, and even sent my 7a sport climb, after weeks and weeks of attempts.

I achieved it all by hacking the learning process, discarding the useless info, people and attitudes, and embracing relentless change in the name of achievement.Β Not to mention suffering an injury and healing it in record time.

This post should help explain how I achieved my climbing goals, briefly cover how I got injured and what I did to rehabilitate, and offer you some resources and tips so that you too, can push your climbing grade, whether you’re a noob or a veteran.
I’ve tried to include the 20% of vital knowledge I gained over the 16 weeks that contributed to 80% of my results, to save you wading through…

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“What is a Free Man?” | Video from Seb Montaz

Hi there, I was checking some footage on my hard drive and found some exclusive footage of Julien talking about his view of Freedom. hope you like it!” – Seb Montaz

Bernard's incredible Free Solo, Norway

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