CLIMB 7A IN 2017

CLIMB 7A IN 2017

mega strong climber Alex Waterhouse has written us some awesome climbing tips on how to crack that elusive grade, 7a.

Rock Climbing Parties at High Sports

Rock Climbing Parties at High Sports

With a rock climbing party you are guaranteed FUN! Fun, games and climbing are at the centre of all High Sports parties and we have something for all age ranges and abilities. Everyone can climb! 

 

Climbers Yoga

Climbers Yoga

Climbers can benefit from adding yoga to their training plan so we've invited Kevin Walker back to the wall to teach you all some skills!

 The Hickman Series - Climbing Techniques - Part 2

The Hickman Series - Climbing Techniques - Part 2

Part 2: In these videos, James demonstrates some key climbing techniques we use everyday at the climbing wall. You can spot several different techniques in each of these boulder videos.

Have a watch and then trial them out in your climbing sessions. Let us know what you think of the videos and how it helps your climbing!

 The Hickman Series - Climbing Techniques - Part 1

The Hickman Series - Climbing Techniques - Part 1

Part 1: In these videos, James demonstrates some key climbing techniques we use everyday at the climbing wall. You can spot several different techniques in each of these boulder videos.

Have a watch and then trial them out in your climbing sessions. Let us know what you think of the videos and how it helps your climbing!

I AM TEAM GB - OLYMPIC OPEN DAY 27TH AUGUST 2016

I AM TEAM GB - OLYMPIC OPEN DAY 27TH AUGUST 2016

Wonderful things are happening on the climbing scene...  With climbing being accepted as a sport for the 2020 Olympics, it's time for the world to learn what climbing is all about and why it's so AWESOME!

This is a monumental moment for the sport and we can't wait to share it with you! We have teamed up with I AM TEAM GB to get more of you wonderful people interested and involved in the world of climbing!

BMC Women Outdoors Week - Brighton & Crawley

BMC Women Outdoors Week - Brighton & Crawley

Climbing is often seen as a male led sport but all you have to do is look at the career of Shauna Coxsey and the power behind the #ThisGirlCan campaign to see how strongly women feature in any sport.

The British Mountaineering Council are encouraging women to engage with outdoor activity and sport and High Sports Brighton and Crawley are ready to help anyone who wants to get involved with some great events & promotions at the climbing wall.

 The Hickman Series - Climbing Techniques - Part 3

The Hickman Series - Climbing Techniques - Part 3

Part 3: In these videos, James demonstrates some key climbing techniques we use everyday at the climbing wall. You can spot several different techniques in each of these boulder videos.

Have a watch and then trial them out in your climbing sessions. Let us know what you think of the videos and how it helps your climbing!

*NEW CENTRE* High Sports Kidderminster

We're excited to announce we are opening a new climbing centre with Places for People in Kidderminster

Based at Wyre Forest Leisure Centre in Kidderminster this exciting new climbing facility will open July 6th 2016.

Summer Fun Boulder Day

Summer Fun Boulder Day

We're holding an in house competition to celebrate the joy that is our boulder wall! It's just for fun, not only for hardened climbers and we'd love to see all our climbers of all ages & abilities here to be part of the fun :)

A Review of the Last Year by Alex Waterhouse

A Review of the Last Year by Alex Waterhouse

High Sports Plymouth climber and GB Junior Bouldering team Captain Alex Waterhouse has had quite a year! In this blog he writes for High Sports about all the competing, training and development of the last 12 months and we're sure we will see great things from him in his last year as a junior climber! 

BMC Youth Series Finals at Ratho

BMC Youth Series Finals at Ratho

Ben Preston (14), High Sports Crawley Junior Squad member is totally crushing right now! He came first at Brightons 1 year anniversary comp and followed that up with a trip to Edinburgh International Climbing Arena, Ratho for the BMC Youth Series Finals 2015 and came in 10th! Huge Congratulations Ben!

Alex Waterhouse on training for competitions

Alex Waterhouse on training for competitions

High Sports sponsored climber Alex Waterhouse (17) is part of the GB Junior Climbing Team and trains at High Sports Plymouth. He has been climbing for 7 years. He competes all round the world in both the lead climbing and boulder teams.

Here he writes about how he trains for competitions. 

HIGH TIMES From Visually Impaired Climber Red Szell

HIGH TIMES From Visually Impaired Climber Red Szell

Ever since watching a documentary about Joe Brown and Chris Bonington’s ascent of the Old Man of Hoy, when I was a teenager in the mid-1980s, I’d dreamed of following in their footholds.  So, I started climbing at Harrison’s (there weren’t many climbing walls in those days) and got quite good at it.  Then, aged 19, I discovered I was going blind.