11th March 2014
CWLA & the Leadership Trust
Monday, the weather was glorious again and I was indoors again. This time running a Climbing Wall Lead Award (CWLA). Only 2 candidates but they were very good, they will go to assessment vey soon. Tuesday, outside at Symonds Yat in The Forest of Dean working for the Leadership Trust. This was an...
9th March 2014
CWA at Boulders, a mix of talent
The weather was beautiful this weekend but I was indoors at Boulders climbing centre in Cardiff. Despite the sunshine I still had a great time teaching the Climbing Wall Award to a mixed group of talented trainee instructors. I'm back at Boulders again tomorrow teaching some of the staff the...
7th March 2014
Busy but still climbed
A busy week but as always very interesting. Monday with Liam at The Warehouse coming up with a method for rescuing injured staff from behind the wall. Staff training should be interesting. Tuesday with Anna at The Warehouse where we had a very nice days sport. Anna is doing very well at both her...
2nd March 2014
Undeserved break !
I spent a couple of nights this week in a very nice hotel near Chester. It was a gift from a friend and gave a very welcome if undeserved break. But Saturday I went to The Warehouse with father & son team Dan & Ollie to continue with their lead climbing skillls. Unfortunately I don't think they...
26th February 2014
Tech stuff at Warehouse, CWA training at Reading
Monday I attended a very interesting H & S meeting at The Warehouse. Up for discussion were rescues behind the wall and best practice for new auto belays. I now have to arrange staff training based on these issues. Tuesday off to Reading for day 2 of Climbing Wall Award training for a group from...
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