Falling is as integral to climbing as climbing itself, yet it creates fear that you must address correctly—and you must learn proper falling technique in order to fall safely.
The science behind fear and how to overcome it to achieve your climbing goals.
When we practice falling, we’re practicing a physical skill, but we’re also addressing fear and how the mind uses attention, which are mental-training issues.
Check out Arno Ilgner's author page.
This lesson builds on everything you've learned by outlining components for building your falling skill incrementally.
You may do everything right and still injure yourself. Climbing and falling are like that. But, you can mitigate this possibility by being skeptical of the mind—your mind.
Falling isn’t something you can decide not to do, it’s one consequence of your choice to climb. Embrace it responsibly.
Why “get ‘er done” doesn’t work
A dedicated climber plummets through three life-altering seconds.
Check out Heather Weidner's author page.
How to learn to enjoy the climbing process and not get discouraged by failing