April 27, 2023

Episode 8: Flight School Special – Busting myths about fear of falling in climbing

Hazel Findlay

In this episode, Hazel and Angus Kille chat about fear of falling.

They talk about

  • What fear of falling is and discuss some nuances and misconceptions around it
  • How fear of falling holds back so many climbers
  • How culturally we've neglected to address this in the right ways
  • How easy it is to get fall practice wrong and how this has given fall practice a bad reputation
  • Self-awareness as the missing ingredient to effective fall practice



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