Welcome to the Climbing Coach Blog

This blog is there to help both climber and coaches. There will be top tips and handy hints for all style of climbing, from the qualified mountaineering instructor and coach Mark Reeves. Based in North Wales Mark has worked at Plas Y Brenin, the National Mountain Sports Centre, as well as working as a volunteer for the BMC on a National Source Group (NSG) looking at the future of coaching in Mountaineering. A major contributor to the final NSG report available here.

Mark has also studied effective coach, sport psychology and performance physiology to MSc level, and has successfully past taught units in these subjects as well as worked with climbers as a trainee sport psychologist, as part of a supervised experience unit. Currently Mark is finishing his MSc by examine imagery in rock climbing.