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CLUB TEAM

 

The Rock Warriors club team is for intermediate through advanced climbers who desire regular climbing practice not focused on competition climbing. Practices are more relaxed, but still emphasize technique development and overall fitness.

 

Days/Times:  Tuesdays & Fridays (5-7pm)

 

Cost:  Will get this info to you soon.

Requirements & Expectations

 Rockwarrior Club team members will be expected to meet the following:

 

  • Arrive on time to practice
  • Be a positive contributor to practice and supportive of all team members
  • Have a desire to improve in climbing and general fitness
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ADVANCED TEAM

 

The Rockwarriors Advanced Team is for kids ready to make the mental and physical transition from “climbers” to “athletes-in-training”.  The Advanced Team will introduce climbers to competition climbing, climbing specific training, further technique development, and goal setting.  An emphasis on strength and flexibility are core components of the advanced team.  Climbing specific cross training is provided by Rockreation trainer, Sergei Marasanov.  Techniques on mental preparation, teamwork and leadership skills are also introduced on the Advanced Team.

 

Days/Time:  Mondays & Wednesdays (4-6pm) -or- Tuesdays & Thursdays (4-6pm)

 

Cost : $230 per month (includes 4 hours of practice per week and membership)

 

Season Fees : $100 per season (ABS & SCS)

 

*Season fees cover coaching fees for competitions, travel and additional expenses throughout the season.

Requirements & Expectations

Rockwarriors Advanced athletes have a lot of fun in a supportive environment, but they take their climbing more seriously. All members of the advanced team must attend two practices a week and have all their own gear. Advanced team kids must attend at least one local competition per season however are encouraged to compete for the entire local season. To compete at the local level and at Regional Championships climbers must compete in two local competitions. Local competitions are held at various gyms in the SoCal region. This requires the climber to travel and parents must be willing to facilitate that. Advanced team members will be invited to compete at Regionals based on their performance and commitment during the local season.

* Prerequisite:  Must attend try-outs or receive approval of the head coach to join.

 

Selection for the Advanced team will be based on the following:

 

  • Climbing ability and general fitness ability
  • Motivation to train
  • Ability to attend at least 2 practices per week.
  • Sportsmanship
  • Previous climbing experience

 

Rockwarrior Advanced team members will be expected to meet the following:

 

  • Attend at least one local competition
  • Attendance at two practices per week (mandatory)
  • Arrive on time to practice
  • Be a positive contributor to practice and supportive of all team members
  • Have a strong desire to train and improve

ELITE TEAM

 

The Rockwarriors Elite Team has the highest requirements in terms of : commitment to training, practice hours and attendance at competitions. Rockwarrior coaches structure practices around training and conditioning for USAC competitions, preparing the climbers for local, regional, divisional and national events. Climbing specific cross training is lead by Rockreation trainer, Sergei Marasanov and focuses on strength, flexibility and mobility required of the athlete. In addition, Elite team members will also work on mental preparation, nutrition and time management with coaches to help them best prepare for the season.

 

Days/Time:  Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays (4:30-7:30pm)

 

Cost : $320 per month (includes 9 hours of practice per week and membership)

 

Season Fees : $150 per season (ABS & SCS)

 

*Season fees cover coaching fees for competitions, travel and additional expenses throughout the season.

Requirements & Expectations

Selection for the Elite team will be based on the following:

 

  • Climbing ability and general fitness ability
  • Motivation to train
  • Ability to attend at least 3 practices per week.
  • Sportsmanship
  • Previous climbing experience

 

Rockwarrior Elite team members will be expected to meet the following:

 

  • Attend at minimum two local competitions, Regionals, Divisionals and Nationals (Divisionals and Nationals only if they qualify)
  • Attendance at all three practices per week (mandatory)
  • Arrive on time to practice
  • Be a positive contributor to practice and supportive of all team members
  • Have a strong desire to train and improve with an emphasis on the competition season
  • Spend one additional day per week climbing on their own
  • Arrange one to two private sessions per season for additional coaching
  • Be a current member of USA Climbing

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