News 2016

Title:  Where's Your Head At? Mental Training Seminar
Date:  07/12/2016

Climbers such as Hazel Findlay perform at the upper limit of their physical capability in situations where most other climbers would be paralyzed with fear. Chris Sharma climbs in full flow ‘miles’ above the last bolt, totally unfazed by the potential fall. Nalle Hukatival’s establishment of the world’s first 9A boulder problem demonstrates the focus needed to train and remain motivated on long term projects.

Are you unable to make the committing moves on a climb? Does a fear of falling hold you back from performing your best on sport routes? Do you struggle to find the focus to train and perform for a full season?

If so, then the Mental Training Seminar is for you.

The first of its kind for Ireland, the Mental Training Seminar will give climbers of all levels and disciplines the mental training techniques and strategies to deal with the extreme psychological demands of climbing. These techniques and strategies will compliment your physical training.

The speakers for the Mental Training Seminar will include:

• Professional climber Hazel Findlay, 
• Sports psychologist Anne Marie Kennedy,
• International ultra-runner John O Regan,
• Performance coach John Belton.

The Mental Training Seminar will offer a wide variety of personal, professional and sporting advice. With their diverse experience, knowledge and skillsets, the speakers at the Mental Training Seminar will provide you with all the insight and inspiration you’ll need to get your head in the right place when performing at your best while climbing.

Organised by Naomi Sturdy of Elements Yoga, in association with Mountaineering Ireland the Mental Training Seminar takes place on Saturday 7th of January from 11:30am to 4:00pm at the Irish Sports HQ, National Sports Campus, Blanchardstown, Dublin.

Places are limited! Book your place please use the Eventbrite booking portal below.

 
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