Neil Gresham tells us how to get stronger but stay safe when using a campus- board training to gain strength and endurance. In order for you to get the most out of this short Fall climbing season, try increasing your contact and core strength with campus board training. Learning how to. When it comes to training one of the most intimidating tools we can think of is the campus board. We know that this big, imposing board covered.

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The first number, 0, denotes the number of rungs in between your two hands at the starting position. Campus campusbboard training is a fantastic tool for improving your climbing.

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Then refer to the list of campus board exercises below! Hanging with bad form. Please help to improve this article by introducing more precise citations. Hold the bottom rung with both hands, pull up and, with one hand, catch the next rung up. September 15, at As with up-down movement, the difficulty campuboard be increased by reaching higher with your moving arm, skipping rungs when bumping down, and coming down below your anchor arm. By Neil Gresham November 7th, Contact strength describes the ability to activate your muscles powerfully in a short period of time.

September 23, at A crazy variation on standard doubles, which tests coordination to the limit. First, decide whether you want to train power endurance or absolute power. Up, down, traverse, up, down, traverse, up, down…you get the idea. When you are on one people tend to turn their head your way. Your fingers hit the crimp precisely; however, you are unable to close your hand enough to campuusboard the subsequent move.

I agree to my personal data being stored and used as per Privacy Policy. April 18, at 2: Juniors under 17 years of age should not do foot-off campusing.


There are countless possibilities. January 5, at 2: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The training variables will be rung size and spacing and whether or not you go footless. The idea here is to be matched on the lowest rung and move only one hand up a rung at a time with the other hand pressing off of the bottom rung.

A worthwhile variation on laddering is to cross over to an adjacent ladder track, and then pull through to match a high rung campksboard that track. Open cmapusboard, aka drag grip. If not done correctly, you can easily injure yourself from campus board training.

Campus Board Training: The Complete Beginner’s Guide

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. January 6, at 9: To really focus on it though try to find holds you really must throw and catch rather than lock off to.

The crux move involves throwing from a decent rail to a thin right-hand crimp. When structuring your training, a good ratio is to do two or three sets of half-crimp to one set of open-hanging, unless you have a major weakness in hanging or are training for a project or crag that features pockets. A campus board is generally set at overhanging angle of inclination that is between vertical and 20 degrees.

Emphasize quality, rest between sets 2. Drop back down to catch cwmpusboard on the rung you started on, and repeat the process, leading with alternate hands each time.

The further the rung, the more you will be stretched out and really have to work to engage all the muscles. This means he knows a thing or two about training. The 3 grip types are: For strength training, increase the rung spacings or use smaller rungs. One consideration for selecting the angle of inclination is the avoidance of any interference that may result between the user’s legs and the campus board or wall.


The most common climbingspecific campus exercise is to climb the board, footless, without matching on the rungs.

Wear a weight vest. Though sequences emphasize lock-offs, they are equally effective for working power and deadpoints. The crossover is a variation to the campusnoard ladder method of campus-boarding. This page was last edited on 27 Septemberat No wonder you crushed all the rigs in Ten Sleep! The combination of paragraphs and video work well to introduce the exercises.

I find the best way of describing it without looking at a photo or video of yourself hanging is to hold your arm above your head and push all the way up so campuaboard your shoulder is touching your ear. I recommend using your lower hand to push through the movement but if you are campusboare the higher levels and wish to be really strict, this can be cut out.

The advantages of using a campus board for endurance is that the training is formulaic and easy to measure, and you can switch your brain off and go for the burn. Bumps Advanced There are two types of bumps: October 11, at This also applies to youth. If you are campusing on slopers then there is no wrong way to hold them. A Mini-Guide to Sequences Sequences are perhaps the most efficient and easy-to-regulate campus rung exercise.

However, this exercise is easily made more difficult by reaching higher with your moving arm, coming down below your anchor arm, and increasing speed and number of repetitions.