Psychology

You will be back to doing powerful moves in no time!

Golfers, or climbers elbow (medial epicondylitis) is a common occurrence among climbers. When climbing hard I can develop a debilitating pain in my i...

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Elbow Trouble

Jan Hojer displaying strong shoulders on M2 in the semi's

Grading systems There are lots of tables like the ones above that allow you to roughly convert from grade to grade, within the same climbing disciplin...

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Grading; whats going on?

Competition bouldering has grown in popularity massively in the past few years thanks to the boom in indoor centres. I have recently started to throw ...

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Superbloc and BUCS

The early days I was blessed, probably more through luck that much judgement, with no serious injuries from the ages of 14, when I started climbing, t...

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My experience of injuries

Anyone who knows me will tell you that I am predominantly a boulderer and sport climber, both in build and mentality. My dad on the other hand prefers...

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Trad with dad

My first outdoor trip many years ago!

The Christmas break is a good time for rest, reflection and trying new things. My new thing is this blog. I am a climber from London with 7 years expe...

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Introduction