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YOUTH PROGRAMS – BKBEASTS

From beginners to National Champions in training, The BKBeasts Climbing Team is a program created specifically for young climbers who want to progress while training in a fun, friendly and supportive environment. The team is split into small groups according to skill level, providing personal attention and a tailored experience for each individual. The BKBeasts train in two consecutive twelve-week seasons: Bouldering Season (Fall) and Sport + Speed Climbing Season (Spring).

Bouldering Season – Fall

  • Bouldering
  • September to December (12 weeks of training and local competition)
  • Post-season training (January & February)will be available for Jr Competitive Team members for an additional fee

Sport + Speed Climbing Season – Spring

  • Top rope, sport and speed climbing
  • February to May (12 weeks of training and local competition)
  • Post-season training (June & July) will be available for Jr Competitive Team members for an additional fee
THE TEAMS

Beast 101 Team – $600/Beast

 

This is our entry level team for ages 7-10. The 101 program is all about having fun while making friends and learning new skills. We use lots of climbing and games, as well as the slow introduction of some training elements to keep these Beasts excited and interested while they grow as climbers. This program provides everything needed to get on the path to National Championships or a lifetime of recreational climbing.

 

  • Practice Mondays from 4pm-6pm
  • Full facility membership for the season

TRYOUTS

FEB. 4, 2017 9-11AM

Club Team – $1000/Beast

 

The Club Team program is for kids ages 11-18. Here, climbers will get the boost in focus and fitness they need to reach their goals and enjoy recreational climbing at whichever level they’d like to pursue. The focus of Club Team is an exploration of personal limits through creativity and climbing; pushing ourselves outside our comfort zones and into the land of innovation and growth through: goal setting, skill-building, camaraderie and personal commitment. While competition is not a requirement of this team, club members can choose to attend competitions along with members of the Competitive team.

 

  • Practice Wednesdays from 4pm-6pm and Sundays from 12pm-2pm
  • Full facility access for the 12 week season
  • Focus on goal setting, personal commitment to climbing and fun!

 

No tryouts required. Please contact Chris at chrisl@brooklynboulders.com before February 5 to sign your child up for Club Team.

Jr. Competitive Team (YD, YC) – $1,300/Beast

 

The Junior Comp Team (YD, YC) is reserved for young climbers age 12 and under that have a love for climbing and a desire to improve. The program focuses on working hard to develop highly tuned physical and mental climbing skills while having fun along the way. Competition attendance is recommended.

Team Information

  • Practice Tuesdays & Thursdays from 4pm-6:30pm and optional Sunday practice from 9am-11:30am
  • Full gym membership for the season
  • Sponsorship from Adidas
  • Post-season coaching for Regionals, Divisionals and Nationals (available for an additional fee)
  • Specialized coaching based on your climbers long and short term goals

Requirements

  • Have a love for climbing and a desire to improve
  • Demonstrate a moderately high level of climbing ability and/or climbing potential
  • Have a commitment to climbing year round
  • Demonstrate a willingness to adhere to BK Beast’s Behavioral Standard on and off the wall

TRYOUTS

FEB. 5, 2017 9-11AM

Jr. Competitive Team (YB, YA, JR) – $1,300/Beast

 

The Junior Comp Team (YB, YA, JR) is reserved for climbers age 13 and up that have a love for climbing and a desire to improve. The program focuses on working hard to develop highly tuned physical and mental climbing skills while having fun along the way. Competition attendance is required.

Team Information

  • Practice Tuesdays & Thursdays from 6:00pm-8:30pm and Sunday from 9:00am-11:30am
  • Full gym membership for the season
  • Sponsorship from Adidas
  • Post-season coaching for Regionals, Divisionals and Nationals (available for an additional fee)
  • Specialized coaching based on your climbers long and short term goals

Requirements

  • Have a strong love for climbing and a desire to work hard and improve
  • Demonstrate a high level of climbing ability and technical knowledge
  • Have a commitment to year round climbing and physical fitness.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to adhere to BK Beast’s Behavioral Standard on and off the wall.
  • Must compete at the USA Climbing local and championship competitions

TRYOUTS

FEB. 5, 2017 9-11AM

Competitive Training Team $1,500/Beast

By Invitation Only

This team is reserved for climbers of all ages that have the climbing skill and talent to compete at a National level. This elite group will have very specialized training plans based off of their individualized needs. These climbers are expected to be committed to the sport and their personal development.

Team Information

  • Practice Tuesdays, Wednesday & Thursdays from 6PM – 8:30PMand an optional practice on Sundays from 9AM – 11:30AM
  • Maximum of 1:3 coach to climber ratio
  • Full gym membership for the season
  • Sponsorship from Adidas
  • Post-season coaching for Divisionals & Nationals (available for an additional fee)
  • Specialized coaching and individualized training plans based on your climbers long and short term goals

Requirements

  • Have a strong love for climbing and the drive to succeed
  • Demonstrate the level of climbing ability and technical knowledge expected from a National level climber
  • Demonstrate a willingness to adhere to BK Beast’s Behavioral Standard on and off the wall.
  • Must compete at the USA Climbing local and championship competitions

For all youth team inquiries, contact Coach Chris at chrisl@brooklynboulders.com

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