Performance Rock Climbing

Sheffield & Hathersage (Peak District)
2 days
Up to 2 people
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Course Overview

Our Performance Rock Climbing course will help you to develop your skills so you can climb more confidently, with greater efficiency, and ultimately harder – on sport or trad routes. Throughout the course you’ll receive personalised coaching and instruction enabling you to tackle the climbs you’ve always wanted to be able to do. The first day, or morning, is usually spent indoors at Awesome Walls Sheffield with the focus being on introducing and developing your climbing skills before applying and refining them outside at the crag on the second day.

Location: Awesome Walls Sheffield & the Peak District National Park

The course will usually start at Awesome Walls Sheffield which has some fantastic climbing facilities which we will take advantage of. After having spent some time indoors looking at various skills we’ll then head out into the the Peak District which boasts some of the best rock climbing in the country. With amazing views and varied climbing, we’re able to provide endless options for improving your rock climbing skills, and giving you a great day out.

Dates: Year round.

We are happy to take you climbing at anytime of the year. We are confident we can deliver an informative and enjoyable experience regardless of the weather. If however, you know that you would like to stack the odds of warmer drier weather in your favour then you might prefer to book a course between April and September.

Maximum Client to Instructor Ratio: 2:1

We run this course with a maximum of two clients to one instructor,  so the choice is yours as to whether you want to attend on your own or with a friend. Our low ratios ensure you receive personalised coaching, allowing you to maximise your learning and enjoyment during your course.


1 person £400
2 people £220 per person

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  • Additional Information

    Who is this course for?

    This course is great for anyone who wants to push their grade and to take their climbing to the next level. To get the most out of this course you need to have a good grasp of the core lead climbing skills (e.g. rope-work, placing gear, buidling belays etc) and be regularly leading rock climbs.


    Course Aim

    To give you the skills to be able to competently and confidently push your climbing grade.


    Course Content

    On the first morning of your course your instructor will chat to you about your previous experience and aspirations which will enable them to create a course that is tailored to your ability and aspirations. As such it’s not possible to provide to a definitive programme however we’ll aim to cover the following topics:


    • Advancing Your Rope Work Skills
    • Develop Your Falling Skills- including taking, and holding, falls with more confidence
    • Personalised Climbing Movement Coaching
    • Climbing Tactics
    • Route Reading
    • Improve your Head Game- provide you with psychological coping strategies for managing lead
      climbing stresses
    • Action Plan- what to do next in order to aid your climbing development after the course



    We don’t provide accommodation on our courses as some of our clients would like to stay in luxury accommodation, some in B&B’s, some in bunkhouses and some like to camp. Therefore, we feel our clients benefit from being able choose the accommodation they personally prefer in relation to their budget.



    We will provide all of the necessary safety equipment for your course, including rock climbing shoes, harnesses and helmets. All you need to do is bring along any of your own personal kit that you would like to use.


    Further Information

    Upon completion of your booking you will receive the course joining information where you will find more details about your course including: the course meeting point and timings, a suggested kit list and local accommodation options.


    If you have any questions then please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Private Course

We only run this course privately as this enables us to tailor it to your personal goals and to ensure it’s pitched at the right level for you. We strongly believe that personalised courses run by great instructors and low instructor to student ratios are key to ensuring you develop your skills safely and swiftly.

Simply select your preferred course dates and we’ll look after tailoring it to you (or you and your friend/s).

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