Every struggle on a climb feeling like you got the strength but just can’t pull off the moves? You go back to the gym, hit the hang board, sweat on the wall, only to return to find yourself in the same situation? Maybe you need some personalized coaching!!
Climbing is a movement based sport. As well as strength and body awareness, moving properly and efficiently is key to mastering the intricacies needed to get up the rock.
Thomasina Pidgeon is available for coaching in Squamish, Vancouver, or while on one of her many voyages around the globe or through online and video methods. You can expect personalized guidance, help with strengths and weaknesses, tips to help you climb and train more efficiently, guidance for training, mental tactics, competition and overall body conditioning.
You have to master the basics before you can master the game!!
Thomasina has a wealth of climbing and coaching experience. She was originally working towards her Bsc at the University of Victoria but by the end of her third year she succumbed to the pull of climbing and went on to become one of Canada’s most accomplished climbers having climbed multiple v12’s and at the 5.13 level.
Since 2012 she has been a National Team Member, representing Canada at various Boulder and Difficulty World Cups, and two World Championships. Her wealth of experience has taught her many things from an understanding of climbing movements; training principles for various aspects of climbing including sport, bouldering and competition climbing; injury prevention; mental tactics for projecting hard outside and for competition.
Thomasina has been coaching sport since the age of 16. As a gymnastics coach, she has worked with people of various ages and abilities. She finds the skills and experience learned from coaching gymnastics helpful and transferable to coaching climbing. She has also learned various coaching and training methods for climbing from some of the world top climbing coaches in Canada, the USA, Switzerland, Germany, France and Slovenia. Thomasina believes everyone can improve through instilling good training habits and embodying principles; as well as through approaching failure as learning and getting out of ones comfort zone.