Curiosity & Climbing – Article in Climbing Magazine
Recent research in the fields of movement science and psychology confirm that being curious and trying a variety of movement patterns and techniques helps us to become better climbers.
CRIMP Labs Now On YouTube!
CRIMP Labs has a YouTube channel! Check it out.
Tuning Parameters in Your Climbing Movement
Understanding the science of momentum and coordination can mean less guesswork and more focused performance goals in climbing.
Analysis of 2020 Olympic Bouldering – M2 Finals
Respected climbing coach, Udo Neumann, and myself are exploring different ways to analyze climbing movements. Here we looked into Tomoa Narasaki’s performance on the men’s second boulder of the 2020 Olympic climbing finals in Tokyo. Watch the video below and see if you can pick up on the spatial and temporal aspects that we note […]
Climb Bytes #2: Kinesthetic Differentiation in Climbers
Climb Bytes is a series and regular newsletter where we briefly summarize scientific research on rock climbing in plain terms so that anyone can learn diverse topics in climbing science. We believe that science and climbing should be accessible to all. Research Article Information Title: Kinesthetic differentiation, kinematic and dynamic parameters in sports climbing competitors […]
Climb Bytes #1: Perceiving Your Capabilities in Climbing
Climbing uniquely challenges athletes to accurately perceive and combine multiple movements into feasible action plans. This study investigated how expertise influences such tasks in climbing.
The Importance of Shoulder Girdle Strength and Endurance in Climbing
One of the most important parts of the body for climbing is the shoulder girdle. Understanding what it is and how to strengthen it is key for peak performance.
Can Watching Climbing Videos Improve Your Skills? What Science Suggests
We are honored to be featured on the UK Climbing skills blog. Their focus is providing the best information out there on climbing and mountaineering – including news, trip reports, performance articles, gear reviews, and a stand-out community forum. Check out UK Climbing to read my full article or to get yourself into an epic climbing rabbit hole.