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Warrior’s Way

1 Day Course
2 Day Course

Build mental agility while climbing

Mental training is scarcely covered in the climbing literature, yet it is as important to performance as strength, flexibility, and technique. In his unique approach to mental training, Arno Ilgner draws essential elements from the rich “warrior” literature, as well as from sports psychology, and combines these with his extensive climbing experience to create The Rock Warrior’s Way.

This is a comprehensive program for learning how to focus your mental resources during a challenging climb. It includes step-by-step guidance on motivation analysis, information gathering, risk assessment, mental focus, and deliberate transition into action.

Poor use of attention creates fear, which can manifest itself as anything from performance anxiety to sheer terror. By using attention more purposefully we can understand how fear is created, deal with it effectively, and free ourselves to get back in touch with a far more powerful motivating force: our love of climbing.

We can then create the kind of unbending intention that leads to outstanding performance. The Rock Warrior’s Way (WW) is a revolutionary program for climbers who want to improve both their performance and their enjoyment of climbing.

Arno started the WW trainer program a few years ago and he trained Rock-About’s owner Adam Mitchell to be a trainer in 2014. Adam has been practicing and teaching the Warriors Way since that time and it truly has an effect on your climbing ability once you change your focus on climbing. Join us for the WW and change the way you climb today.

We offer this one or two-day climbing course at Enchanted RockReimer’s Ranch, and the Austin Barton Creek Greenbelt.

Gear Included in Your Warrior’s Way Climbing Course: Helmets, climbing shoes, harnesses, and ropes

Payment required to confirm class. 72-hour cancellation notice required for refund of deposit minus a $20 service fee. Rainouts will be called by Rock-About guides the day of the class. If class is canceled, fees will be refunded or held for a rain check.