Edgeworks Climbing Newsletter
January 2008
In this issue...

Advanced Movement & Technique 201
Have you hit that plateau and you don't see anymore improvement? Now is the time to focus on effective movement and to develop skills that will take you to a higher standard of climbing. If you're ready for the next level, this course will take you there
* Radically improve your footwork
* Learn how to read routes
* Plan proper sequencing
* Understand when to move and when to rest
* Learn to use bouldering to improve your climbing
* Break through your plateau and advance to the next grade

* Duration: 2 Days
* Prerequisites: Knots & Belaying 101 (or equivalent)
Solid 5.9 or V1 Climbing Ability
* Cost: $65
* Dates/Times: 3rd & 4th Wednesday Each Month
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Edgeworks members receive a 15% discount on all classes!
Next Class Begins January 16th!
Call 253-564-4899 to register today!

  Team Building Events at Edgeworks
  Edgeworks Climbing hosts team building events for companies and groups that build confidence, trust and respect among peers. We use classic team building excercises combined with climbing specific activities to produce a truly memorable event. Our programs are a fun and exciting way to build a group that pulls together to get those tough projects completed.
  Events Details:
* Available 7 days a week
2-Hour, Half Day and Full Day Day Events
* Proven confidence and trust building activities
* Problem Solving Games/Activities, Climbing and Rappelling
* All Events Hosted by our Senior Level Instructors

  *For more information and pricing (click here) for details.  

Adult Training Team

Whether you want to do your first pull-up or send your first 5.12, if you have a goal, the Adult Training Team is for you! Taught by our professional coaching staff, this training group meets twice a week for a 2 hour session designed to amp up your climbing. Course focuses on fundamental climbing skills and targeted training to eliminate your climbing 'weaknesses'.

* Professional coaching
* Set yourself up for success
* Meet new climbing partners
* Eliminate your climbing weaknesses
* Become stronger and more fit
* Climb harder!

* Duration: Meets twice a week, 2 hour sessions each
* Prerequisites: Knots & Belaying 101 (or equivalent)
* Cost: $95/month
* Dates/Times: Tuesday/Thursday, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Edgeworks members receive a 15% discount on all classes!
Call 253-564-4899 to register today!
  Adult Training Team  

  Edgeworks Yoga  
Edgeworks Yoga

Strength ~ Balance ~ Focus ~ Endurance ~ Body ~ Mind

Edgeworks Yoga balances your mind and body by focusing on core strength, endurance, breathing and inner peace. Through our classes your whole body will find balance and stillness while moving between poses that will explore the limits of your body's focus and endurance.
Edgeworks Yoga Classes:
Core strengthening and endurance
Flexibility, breathing and alignment
Reduced price for the community
Edgeworks yoga is open to all abilities and is popular with both climbers looking to improve their core strength and endurance as well as experienced yogis looking for fun and challenging classes and instructors.
  Edgeworks members receive discounts on all classes!
Edgeworks annual members receive FREE YOGA!

Edgeworks Family Night
Climbing at Edgeworks is a family activity that everyone can enjoy!
Take advantage of this monthly event for families by enjoying discounted climbing, climbing with your family, and meeting other families.
* When: Third Friday of Each Month
* Time: After 5pm
* Cost: $15 - First Family Member Regular Price
  $5 - Each Additional Family Member


New Routes!
Edgeworks has set 90 new routes since December 1st; we've been very busy setting new routes! Happy New Year to you!
Here's a sample of some of the best routes in the gym:
Top Rope 6: 5.8 Climb NO HANDS
Can you climb this stem route no hands?
Top Rope 18: 5.9 Bang Bang
A route that will teach you great movement!
Top Rope 39: 5.11- Seahorse Swims Away
Last route Jayson Owens set before moving.
Lead F: 5.8 LEAD TEST
Edgeworks' new Lead test is now 5.8. Climb it!
Lead D: 5.10 The Puffy Man Can
Follow the overhanging arete, if you can...
Lead I: 5.12- Fellowship of the Gym
Uber tough; climb hard and strong.
Boulder B1: V1 Jack Horners Corner
Tricky footwork; corner slapping up the arete.
Boulder B4: V3 Might Marshmellow Man
Balance & small slopers is the marshmellow.
Boulder B5: V5 Abrazar La Luna
  Once you toe hook the bicyle your locked in!
Boulder B3: V7 Existential Death Dance
  Slopey strong; CORE UP!!

This Month at Edgeworks!
Welcome to the New Year. We hope you enjoyed the holiday season, but now its over. So GET BACK TO WORK – Pulling down that is!!!
For our full schedule of this months calendar (click here)!
  New Year is Here!
You may admit it; you may be pretending you didn’t do it, but we know you all made New Year’s resolutions. Either way, you don’t have to tell us, just get to it. Stick to that New Year’s resolution: Buy an Edgeworks membership.
Crevasse Rescue Class
Wanna climb some volcanoes? Prepare yourself for glacier travel this winter. Starting this month we will be teaching crevasse rescue on the second Friday of each month from 6pm – 10pm.
Only $99 per person. Sign up in advance at the front desk.
(click here) for more details.
  Adult Training Team
The adult training team is GROWING fast! Get personalized training from our coaching staff and climb at your best. Team meets twice a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7pm-9pm. For information and pricing (click here).
Women's Night - 5-10pm, Friday, January 4th
Ladies - Come on in and climb, after 5pm at a discounted rate. Meet lots of new friends and climb hard with old friends. $9 Day Pass. First Friday of each month.
College Night - 5-10pm, Friday, January 11th
Seeking a higher education? Let off some steam and join other students for an evening of climbing at a discounted rate. Day passes are $9 with a valid Washington State College ID (24 years and younger only).
Second Friday of each month.
Family Night - 5-10pm, Friday, January 18th
Bring the whole family and meet other climbing families! First adult family member pays full price ($15 day pass), additional family members pay $5.
Third Friday of each month.

Edgeworks Climbing - 6102 N 9th Street #200, Tacoma, WA 98406
www.edgeworksclimbing.com - 253-564-4899

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