Climbing

How to Train Like an Olympic Athlete: Bouldering

OCTOBER 12, 2021 THE BKB TEAM

For more exercise ideas, check out our Brooklyn Boulders YouTube channel.

What if I’m just getting started?

If you’re new to bouldering then welcome! A great place to start is our 60-minute Intro To Climbing class that walks you through the basics of bouldering in a small-group setting. This class is perfect for new or beginner climbers to join the BKB community and receive expert advice on bouldering techniques.

Here’s what you will learn in class:

  • How to build your skills
  • Getting to the top of a climb
  • Basic climbing knowledge while bouldering

Start by getting comfortable on the wall first, and then you can slowly advance to some of the exercises we’ve mentioned above.

Learn more about this class and sign up today!

TL;DR

If you’re not sure where to start with bouldering – just start climbing! By spending time on the wall, you’re already progressing your bouldering know-how.

When you’re ready to take it to the next level in the spirit of the Olympics, these exercises + our BKB climbing classes are great for advancing your technique, balance, flexibility, endurance, and strength. All skills needed to become a better boulderer!

Interested in getting on the wall and practicing these exercises? Our brand new BKB Lincoln Park and BKB Eckington locations are bouldering-focused! And all our locations offer plenty of bouldering opportunities for everyone from the beginner to the expert.