Coaching Weekends

Next Coaching Weekend...

Our next coaching and training weekend will take place in the autumn...

Previous weekends:

  • 27th-28th April 2019
  • 8th-9th June 2019
  • 10th-11th August 2019

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

August 10th-11th: Adam Watson, yoga and more!

Headlining the coaching offering this time around is Adam Watson, local strong man, guest routesetter and ex-GB team member. Adam will be running two sessions on the "principles of improvement". Sounds great!

Plus we have training workshops, yoga and the opportunity to join a coach on your favourite (or not) circuit.

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 and training weekend is a unique opportunity to get expert advice.

Principles of Improvement A with Adam Watson

For climbers operating between 4 and 6b+
Induction session

For climbers operating between 4 and 6b+

This session will help to identify weaknesses and work though basic training principles to help fast track your progress. We will work on how you can get the most out of every training session by breaking down the fundamentals of fitness into- Strength, Power, Endurance, Mobility and Mental approach. So if your looking to make improvements in your climbing this is the course for you!

Adam WatsonAdam Watson

Adam Watson spent 10 years representing GB at Lead and Bouldering World Cups. His best finishes include 11th at the Munich World Cup, 2nd in the UK and 3rd at the prestigious CWIF in Sheffield. Adam was brought up on the sand stone crags of Northumberland and has racked up several E9 ascents plus over 250 8as, and harder, in his time travelling the world, its safe to say he's done a lot!

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

Principles of Improvement B with Adam Watson

For climbers operating between 6a and 7a
Induction session

For climbers operating between 6a and 7a

This session will help to identify weaknesses and work though basic training principles to help fast track your progress. We will work on how you can get the most out of every training session by breaking down the fundamentals of fitness into- Strength, Power, Endurance, Mobility and Mental approach. So if your looking to make improvements in your climbing this is the course for you!

Adam WatsonAdam Watson

Adam Watson spent 10 years representing GB at Lead and Bouldering World Cups. His best finishes include 11th at the Munich World Cup, 2nd in the UK and 3rd at the prestigious CWIF in Sheffield. Adam was brought up on the sand stone crags of Northumberland and has racked up several E9 ascents plus over 250 8as, and harder, in his time travelling the world, its safe to say he's done a lot!

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

Principles of Improvement C with Adam Watson

For climbers operating between 6b+ and 7b+
Induction session

For climbers operating between 6b+ and 7b+

This session will help to identify weaknesses and work though basic training principles to help fast track your progress. We will work on how you can get the most out of every training session by breaking down the fundamentals of fitness into- Strength, Power, Endurance, Mobility and Mental approach. So if your looking to make improvements in your climbing this is the course for you!

Adam WatsonAdam Watson

Adam Watson spent 10 years representing GB at Lead and Bouldering World Cups. His best finishes include 11th at the Munich World Cup, 2nd in the UK and 3rd at the prestigious CWIF in Sheffield. Adam was brought up on the sand stone crags of Northumberland and has racked up several E9 ascents plus over 250 8as, and harder, in his time travelling the world, its safe to say he's done a lot!

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

Yoga Taster Session with YogaVidya

Induction session

A chance to try out a yoga taster session... YogaVidya combines Iyengar and Astanga styles to build strength, flexibility and balance through physical poses.

Yoga classes focus on physical (Asana) practice and introduce breath (Pranayama) and core strength (Bhanda). The Yoga class ends with 10 minutes of relaxation.

The Dynamic Yoga style gives beginners a strong grounding in body alignment in the poses (to avoid yoga injury) and builds strength quickly.

Carolyn (YogaVidya)Carolyn (YogaVidya)

Carolyn has been practising yoga for over 20 years. British Wheel of Yoga Teachers Diploma recognised by Sport England.? Carolyn also has a PhD so expect a strong focus on the physiology of yoga.

Session Info:
BookingRequired - see availability below
Session CostFree with normal entry
Meeting pointSmall function room

Core Workout

Induction session

A short training session introducing some core exercises for climbers, applied with some interval training to get those abs burning!

Find out how to put together a short session that you can easily replicate to help build a strong core on the wall!

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 pointTraining floor gym area

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

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