Coaching Weekends

October 12th-13th: Sports therapy, "Join us for..." sessions, "Moon Club", training floor inductions and more...

Our coaching weekends are a fantastic opportunity to get free-with-your-entry coaching for current climbers, with guest coaches and workshops on everything from technique to core training to yoga. The weekends are currently running every other month.

You can log in to book a place for the sessions using the links below - you'll need to log in to your Climb Newcastle account to book.

The coaching weekend is a unique opportunity to get expert advice.

Yoga, Injury Prevention and Athlete Support

Induction session

Delivered by Hannah Mitchell BSc Sports Therapist, of Trailside Sports Therapy.

A fun and practical small group session, includes tips on:

  • Breathing Techniques and Muscle Activation
  • Yoga and Flexibility for Sport
  • Movement, Strength and Balance training
  • Meditation and Focus
Hannah MitchellHannah Mitchell

Hannah is a professional sports therapist. She is dedicated to helping people improve performance and reduce stress through a connective and integrative approach to physical therapy and injury prevention. In addition to her clinics, Hannah provides sports therapy and dedicated team support internationally for a world-class, professional mountain bike team as well as various races on the enduro world series.

Session Info:
BookingRequired - see availability below
Session CostFree with normal entry
Meeting pointSmall meeting room, downstairs

One-to-one Sports treatment 15 minute taster

Induction session

Delivered by Hannah Mitchell BSc Sports Therapist, of Trailside Sports Therapy.

Hannah specializes in helping athletes enhance their performance whilst preventing and recovering from injury. This is specifically through a range of interventions including: movement therapy, yoga and flexibility training, muscle activation, sports and remedial massage, bodywork and myofascial release, trigger point therapy, facilitated stretching and exercise coaching.

Hannah MitchellHannah Mitchell

Hannah is a professional sports therapist. She is dedicated to helping people improve performance and reduce stress through a connective and integrative approach to physical therapy and injury prevention. In addition to her clinics, Hannah provides sports therapy and dedicated team support internationally for a world-class, professional mountain bike team as well as various races on the enduro world series.

Session Info:
BookingRequired - see availability below
Session CostFree with normal entry
Meeting pointSmall meeting room, downstairs

Join us for...     

These small group sessions give you the opportunity to go around a circuit problem-by-problem with a coach, to get tips and advice, as well as a great opportunity to meet people climbing at a similar grade.

Please book on to one session only.


Join us for... yellows

Induction session

Join a coach in a small group going round the yellow circuit from start to finish.

The yellow circuit is (approx) 5 to 6b in difficulty and you will get the best out of this session if you can do some but not all of them, or you would like to revisit them to find ways to climb them in better style.

Please book on to one "Join us for..." session only.

CN TeamCN Team

Our fab team of Climb Newcastle coaches just love to help you improve your climbing.

Session Info:
BookingRequired - see availability below
Session CostFree with normal entry
Meeting pointCafe area

Join us for... reds

Induction session

Join a coach in a small group going round the red circuit from start to finish.

The red circuit is (approx) 6a to 6c in difficulty and you will get the best out of this session if you can do some but not all of them, or you would like to revisit them to find ways to climb them in better style.

Please book on to one "Join us for..." session only.

CN TeamCN Team

Our fab team of Climb Newcastle coaches just love to help you improve your climbing.

Session Info:
BookingRequired - see availability below
Session CostFree with normal entry
Meeting pointCafe area

Join us for... purples

Induction session

Join a coach in a small group going round the purple circuit from start to finish.

The purple circuit is (approx) 6a to 7a in difficulty and you will get the best out of this session if you can do some but not all of them, or you would like to revisit them to find ways to climb them in better style.

Please book on to one "Join us for..." session only.

Chris GrahamChris Graham

Chris is a co-owner and company director of Climb Newcastle. A former GB Bouldering team member, reaching a top 20 international position and a podium 3rd place at the 2003 British Championships. Chris is best known for significant first ascents on his local Northumberland crags, most notably Caterpult (8a+) at Kyloe-In-The-Woods as well as repeats up to trad E8. Holding a PhD in early Universe physics, Chris' day job is in the School of Mathematics, Statistics & Physics at Newcastle University, where he teaches computing and looks after the department's online assessments.

Session Info:
BookingRequired - see availability below
Session CostFree with normal entry
Meeting pointCafe area

Join us for... greens

Induction session

Join a coach in a small group going round the green circuit from start to finish.

The green circuit is (approx) 6b to 7b in difficulty and you will get the best out of this session if you can do some but not all of them, or you would like to revisit them to find ways to climb them in better style.

Please book on to one "Join us for..." session only.

Chris GrahamChris Graham

Chris is a co-owner and company director of Climb Newcastle. A former GB Bouldering team member, reaching a top 20 international position and a podium 3rd place at the 2003 British Championships. Chris is best known for significant first ascents on his local Northumberland crags, most notably Caterpult (8a+) at Kyloe-In-The-Woods as well as repeats up to trad E8. Holding a PhD in early Universe physics, Chris' day job is in the School of Mathematics, Statistics & Physics at Newcastle University, where he teaches computing and looks after the department's online assessments.

Session Info:
BookingRequired - see availability below
Session CostFree with normal entry
Meeting pointCafe area

Moon Club

Induction session

This informal session will gather together people interested in trying some Moon board problems as a group. A good opportunity to meet people of a similar grade, or get some ideas from others on how to send your project!

CN TeamCN Team

Our fab team of Climb Newcastle coaches just love to help you improve your climbing.

Session Info:
BookingRequired - see availability below
Session CostFree with normal entry
Meeting pointMoon board

Training Floor Introduction

Induction session

This session will introduce the facilities available on the ground floor of The Valley, with a broad overview of how to get the most of this area, plus the opportunity to work with a coach on whichever areas suit you.

This includes a look at the LED Moon Board, the (freshly set) slab wall, traverse board, wooden fixed board, campus board, rings and fingerboards.

Chris GrahamChris Graham

Chris is a co-owner and company director of Climb Newcastle. A former GB Bouldering team member, reaching a top 20 international position and a podium 3rd place at the 2003 British Championships. Chris is best known for significant first ascents on his local Northumberland crags, most notably Caterpult (8a+) at Kyloe-In-The-Woods as well as repeats up to trad E8. Holding a PhD in early Universe physics, Chris' day job is in the School of Mathematics, Statistics & Physics at Newcastle University, where he teaches computing and looks after the department's online assessments.

Session Info:
BookingRequired - see availability below
Session CostFree with normal entry
Meeting pointCentre reception / cafe area


New to climbing? This is just for you: Open Induction Session for beginners

Induction session

Our induction sessions get you started with the safety and climbing basics to use our centres.

This discounted session is an opportunity to do the session with other newbies: a great chance to meet people and take on the vertical challenge together!

The price includes shoe hire and day pass, so you can stay as long as you like after the session.

CN TeamCN Team

Our fab team of Climb Newcastle coaches just love to help you improve your climbing.

Session Info:
BookingRequired - see availability below
Session Cost£10
Meeting pointCentre reception

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  • Climb Newcastle, Shipley Place, Byker, Newcastle Upon Tyne. NE6 2DQ

  • (0191) 276 2174

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