January 8, 2024

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

If you want to learn everything you need to know about how to manage fear of falling and establish an efficient (and, dare we to say, fun!) fall practice in lead, top-rope, bouldering and trad climbing check out Flight School course!



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