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Training Forum

A Place to Discuss Training

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Questions about The Minimalist Training Guide for Climbing

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Have feedback on the book itself. Here is the place!

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Discussion about the Core Training Principles in the Minimalist Guide

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  • Ben Robison
    Dec 14, 2017

    Have thoughts or questions about the core training principles from The Minimalist Guide and their application? Post them here! For reference, the principles are: 1. Self Knowledge 2. Deliberate Practice 3. Psychological Optimization 4. Training Specificity 5. Minimalism 6.Consistency and Gradualness 7. Community of Practice 8. Cross Training
  • Ben Robison
    Dec 14, 2017

    This section of forum is for feedback on the book itself. Help the second edition of the MTGC become better! Corrections, clarifications, examples, changes. You share it and I'll take a good hard look your thoughts as I continually try to improve methods and approaches to climbing training.
  • Ben Robison
    Dec 14, 2017

    Multifactorial. Age, genetics, motivation, other life commitments, previous climbing and athletics history all play a part. But, in general, this method leads to steady improvement on a monthly basis in the elements you track. You might jump ahead or slip back, but the goal is steady, continuous improvement that you can sustain for decades. Tracking with as much detail as you can sustain will help you discern the difference between normal day to day variability and actual trends.