Maximum Climbing : Mental Training For Peak Performance And Optimal Experience

Maximum Climbing : Mental Training For Peak Performance And Optimal Experience

Book Title: Maximum Climbing : Mental Training For Peak Performance And Optimal Experience

Author: Eric van der Horst

Format: Paperback | 288 pages

Publication Date: 23 Apr 2010

ISBN-13: 9780762755325

The definitive resource to brain-training for climbing-by an internationally recognized expert As physical as climbing is, it is even more mental. Ultimately, people climb with their minds-hands and feet are merely extensions of their thoughts and will. Becoming a master climber requires that you first master your mind. In Maximum Climbing, America's best-selling author on climbing performance presents a climber's guide to the software of the brain-one that will prove invaluable whether one's preference is bouldering, sport climbing, traditional climbing, alpine climbing, or mountaineering. Eric Hoerst brings unprecedented clarity to the many cognitive and neurophysical aspects of climbing and dovetails this information into a complete program, setting forth three stages of mental training that correspond to beginner, intermediate, and elite levels of experience and commitment-the ideal template to build upon to personalize one's goals through years of climbing to come.