Learn Rock Climbing Step-by-Step
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Learn Rock Climbing Step-by-Step

Become an Advanced Level Climber in Weeks instead of Years Using a proven Step-by-Step System to Dominate Your Climbing
3.4 (6 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
85 students enrolled
Last updated 4/2014
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  • 3.5 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • By practicing the techniques and tricks taught in this course, you will notice a very drastic speed improvement to how quickly you progress through increasingly harder routes.
  • You'll also have more fun because you'll progress in difficulty much quicker, and you won't get frustrated since you'll know exactly what to do to overcome any difficult sections.
  • You'll significantly decrease your chance of injury by learning the correct way to climb, instead of developing bad habits that can drastically increase your chance of injury.
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  • The course covers proper rock climbing techniques, and assumes that each participant has, or will take the necessary safety training at their local rock climbing gym before beginning to climb and start using these techniques.

The course takes your through a proven step-by-step system to get you to that advanced level in climbing in the fastest possible time (instead of spending years trying to learn all the tips, tricks, and techniques yourself).

The program is taught by 4 climbing experts with over 30 years of combined climbing experience whose training videos have taught thousands of climbers and been viewed almost half a million times.

Whether you're just starting out, or would like to see yourself progress quicker through the harder difficulties, this program will teach you everything that you need to know to take your climbing to that next level.

As a bonus, the program also includes a downloadable summary and quick reference guide, as well a the "Climber's Techniques Checklist" which contains all the climbing techniques you need for maximum performance.

Who is the target audience?
  • The course will most benefit both beginner/new and intermediate level climbers. Some advanced climbers may also find it useful to help detect and avoid any bad habits they may have formed over the years, as well as potentially add a few more tricks to their already large arsenal of skills.
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Curriculum For This Course
33 Lectures
Overview & Introduction
1 Lecture 07:20

This is the first video of the program, covering the overview of the “PEAK Climbing Method” and how to navigate through the course material.

Preview 07:20
Core Climbing Techniques
3 Lectures 10:21

The essential habits that must be developed for all levels to maximize climbing performance (especially applies to endurance building).

Core Techniques Mastery

How to maximize resting opportunities, letting you complete the more difficult routes without falling or resting by letting go of the wall (i.e. doing a route “clean”).

Strategic Resting

How to top out properly and quickly, as well as some suggestions on how to help minimize injury if you were to fall while topping out.

Topping Out
Medium Level & Higher Techniques
5 Lectures 12:03

A quick introduction to the topics discussed in this module.


The strategy and tactics behind directional loading.

Directional Loading

How to use your centre of gravity to optimize climbing balance, and movement control for that extra level of finesse.

Centre of Gravity

The secret to maximizing your reach!

Learn how by properly positioning your body, you can gain those extra few inches needed to get that out-of-reach hold.

Maximizing Reach

How different body types can affect your centre of gravity & climbing, and how to adjust for these differences.

Proper Body Positioning
Perfecting the Harder Routes
7 Lectures 32:52

How to analyze your route prior to ascending (both for top-rope and lead climbing).

Advanced Route Planning

How to properly edge. The concepts here are critical for better understanding the later lessons in this module.


How to smear properly. The concepts here are critical for better understanding the later lessons in this module.


Learn about the best equipment to use for overhangs, as well as the best tactics to use for energy conservation and control to prevent you from falling off those overhangs.

Overcoming Overhangs

How to properly do the drop-knee technique.

This will not only help you stick to the wall when doing overhangs, but will also help you reach many holds MUCH easier, saving you valuable energy in the process.

The Drop-Knee Technique

How to properly utilize the heel-hook technique for those hard to reach holds.

Preview 02:55

Discussing the risks and rewards of dynos, as well as how to do them properly, and what can help when you fail one.

Summary & Analysis
1 Lecture 01:11:22

Additional analysis and summary of all the lessons contained in the PEAK climbing method. This is an all inclusive video that ties all the lessons together, and includes additional insights and elaboration to take your climbing to the next level.

Summary & Analysis
Extra Lessons
2 Lectures 07:44

Here we discuss downclimbing and traversing and how they can be used to not only add some variety to your climbing, but also as an aid to help build up different muscle groups (especially in downclimbing).

Downclimbing & Traversing

Discussing an effective way to warm-up including how to warm up finger tendons to help prevent injury.

Warming Up
Bonus 1 - Exercises for Climbing
3 Lectures 13:22

Strengthening the Core

Maximizing Leg Strength
Bonus 2 - Equipment Tips and Terminology
3 Lectures 08:33
1. Picking the Right Climbing Shoes

Picking the Right Climbing Harness

Intro to Climbing Terminology
Bonus 3 - Top 5 Climbing Mistakes
5 Lectures 20:57
Proper Foot Placement

Proper Positioning and Flagging

Route Planning

Proper Breathing

Bonus 4 - Yoga for Climbers Intro Lesson
1 Lecture 10:13
Warmup and Flexibility Boost for Climbing
1 More Section
About the Instructor
Rock Climbing Tips
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4 Expert Climbers Share 30+ Years of Experience

4 expert climbers with over 30 years of combined experience provide a step-by-step guide to take any beginner or intermediate climber to the advanced level in weeks, instead of the years it typically takes to learn the proper techniques and tricks.

With thousands of climbers taught already, we've developed a proven all-in-one, step-by-step system with videos and downloadable content to learn new tricks, prevent bad habits from forming, and get you to dominate in your climbing in the quickest time possible.