Experience Required - Should be a Graduate of Team A or have equivalent skills.
Competitive Open Team is where competitive climbers train to win. The Open team meets Tuesdays & Thursdays 8pm-10pm for training. You will hone your skills and strategies for each discipline of competition, Boulder, Difficulty and Speed. At this level, competing in competitions is a requirement and the focus of the Open training is on performance.
Our Open coach, Terry Spurrell, has than 35 years of climbing experience and is ACMG Certification as well as both Sport Can and Pacific Sport training. Terry has been coaching competitive climbers since 2003 and has coached many climbers that have gone on to compete for Canada around the world.
In addition to the primary training nights, Open team members should be doing additional training on there own. At this level, many hours of training, both fitness and climbing is required to be in the top of the field. We will work with you to help you develop and balanced at home/gym training program that works for your schedule.
Open Team is a competitive training program for adults that complies with the Canada Sport for Life Fitness Model. At this stage, climbers will train to compete, develop advanced skills/strategies and compete in climbing competitions sanctioned by Sport Climbing BC.