Competitive Climbing

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Become a strong, confident and supportive team member!

Pacific Edge has a long history of hosting competitions and we have learned that a great team comes from strong community support and the right mix of fun and hard work. Pacific Edge offers training programs incorporating multiple competitions and training styles with the goal of staying fit year-round.

Participants who decide not to compete during seasonal competitions such as; Boulder Season, the Youth Climbing League, or Sport & Season may continue to train with the team in order to stay in shape and support their team members.

Team Edge training, combines individual guidance with team instruction. For those interested in in enhancing personal skills one on-one training is available and can be scheduled on request.

Practice Times:

Team Edge practices twice per week and our team is broken into two age groups.

Climbers 8-10 - Tuesdays & Thursdays 4:00 - 6:00 PM

Climbers 11-18 - Wednesdays and Fridays 4:00 - 6:30 PM

General Questions, Cost and Eligibility:

Please email peclimbingteam@gmail.com if you are interested or have any questions.

Team Members are expected to be on the team for a minimum of one three month season.

Yearly Seasonal Information:

Fall: Boulder Season

Starts in September, practices are twice a week:

Fall training is focused on USA Climbing Boulder competition training. During this time, team training is concentrated on strong and powerful movement for the shorter sustained boulder problems. Training will consist of stability, strength and balance exercises along with focusing on problem solving and confidence building skills. For Intermediate to advanced climbers and veteran youth competitors.

Winter: Youth Climbing League

Starts in January, practices are twice a week:

Winter Training is focused on YCL competition training (Youth Competition League). YCL was the first recreational youth competition league in the Bay Area. This is a fun league recommended for beginning competitors, intermediate to advanced climbers and even veteran youth competitors. Top rope and bouldering with speed climbing.

During this Season we allow climbers as young as 7 to particpate.

Climbers ages 7-10 need volunteer parental belayers during training and competitions. While climbers ages 11-18 must be Belay Certified at Pacific Edge.

Spring: Sport and Speed Season

Starts in March, practices are twice a week:

Spring training is mainly focused on USA Climbing Sport and Speed competition training. At this time the team trains to increase their stamina and endurance for the longer top rope and lead climbing routes of this style competition. The training will focus on endurance through anaerobic and aerobic training and strength training similar to the programs during the fall ABS training. Coaches training includes problem solving skills, decision making, calming and resting skills to help with route reading, nervousness, and de-pumping (dealing with fatigue) on route. For Intermediate to advanced climbers and veteran competitors.

Climbers ages 8-10 need volunteer parental belayers during training and competitions. While climbers ages 11-18 must be Belay Certified at Pacific Edge. Additionally, climbers aged 14-18 during this season are required to Lead Climb. We will provide training for this advanced aspect of the sport.

Summer Training

Stars in June, Drop-in practice is once per wee.

Summer training is based on a mix of team training and pre-set work-outs in which team members are encouraged to participate in our weekly drop in prectice.

Summer Drop-in is a great way to feel out if Team Edge is a great fit for your climber. Walk-ins are welcomed and encouraged.

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