Experience Required - Should be a Graduate of Team B or equivalent.
Competitive Team A is where competitive climbers train to compete. The team meets Tuesdays & Thursdays 4pm-6pm for training. You will learn and develop skills and strategies for each discipline of competition, Boulder, Difficulty and Speed. At this level, competing in competitions is a requirement and is the focus of the training.
Oct-May there are also early Sunday morning classes that focuses on Speed Climbing/Training.
Team A Includes Teen Night
Team A qualifies for $1,000 Tax Credit
Our Team A Coaches have an extensive background in competition and all have been members of Canadian National Team and have competed at World Championships, World Cups Pan-Ams and Continentals. The Rock Wall coaching staff have a lot of experience coaching at the Local, Provincial and National level competitions. All of our competitive coaches have Sport Can training and regularly attend coaching workshops and are always working to hone their skills.
In addition to the primary training nights and Sun morning Speed training, team members may get additional training during Teen Night, Fridays 7pm-9pm. Training at Teen Night is not structured the same as Team A training night but is provides another chance to get extra training and work on skills with coaches.
Team A is a competitive training program for youth 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.