Rock climbing is an extreme sport that requires training and practice in order to be fun and safe. Discover a variety of rock climbing techniques with advice from an experienced rock climber in this free video series on rock climbing.
As a sport, rock climbing began at the end of the 19th century in Germany and England. Since then, it has grown into a world-famous sport with hundreds of thousands of participants. There are several different types of climbing, each having its own grade of difficulty and danger. Rock climbing is considered one of the more extreme sports because of the high risk involved, but when the proper rock climbing techniques are employed and safety procedures are followed, it can be a very enjoyable and safe sport.
In this free video series, an experienced rock climber provides advice for using rock climbing techniques. Discover how to tie into a climbing rope, how to rappel down a cliff and how to train for bouldering. Learn about using climbing commands, ascending a rope mechanically and buying rock climbing shoes. Improve rock climbing skills with these helpful tips.
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