Edgeworks Climbing Newsletter
January 2009
In this issue...

  201: Advanced Movement & Technique  
201: Advanced Movement & Technique
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: 101: Knots & Belaying (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 21st!
Call 253-564-4899 to register today!

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: 101: Knots & Belaying (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  

  Team Building at Edgeworks  
Team Building 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 exercises 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.  
  Call 253-564-4899 to register today!  

Junior Climbing Program 3-6

An ongoing, quality climbing experience for climbers ages 3-6 years old. The Junior Climbing Program 3-6 offers an active curriculum taught by our professional, experienced staff in a safe indoor setting with high instructor to climber ratios. Our Junior Climbing Program builds a foundation for strong, fit, motivated, goal oriented kids and the climbing is just plain fun!

* Climb regularly with other kids
* Daily curriculum includes climbing games and activities
* Learn basic climbing skills
* High instructor to climber ratios
* Safe, fun and fit activities taught by professional instructors

* Duration:
2 Sessions per Week
* Dates:
Mon/Wed 3:00pm - 4:00pm
* Prerequisites:
Ages 3-6 years
* Cost:
  Junior Climbing Program 3-6  
* We strongly encourage parent participation with the Junior Climbing Program 3-6!
* 101: Knots and Belaying is offered FREE!! to participating parents.

  High School Night  
High School Night
Edgeworks supports the local youth through monthly High School Nights! Get in at a REDUCED RATE, rentals are FREE! and get a FREE! 101: Knots and Belaying class.

Event Details:
* $10 Day Pass
* Student Gear Rentals - FREE!!
* 101: Knots and Belaying class - FREE!!
* Must present valid Student ID
* Liability Waiver must signed by parent

* Frankling-Pierce High School - Friday, January 2nd, 7-9pm
* Foss High School - Friday, January 9th, 7-9pm
* Rogers High School - Friday, January 16th, 7-9pm
* Curtis High School - Friday, January 16th, 7-9pm
* Truman High School - Friday, January 23rd, 7-9pm
Start a High School Night For Your School:
Edgeworks is seeking High School Reps Now!
* High School Rep Position Includes:
   FREE! Quarterly Membership
   FREE! Edgeworks T-Shirt
   Lots of New Friends
* For full Description of Responsibilities and how to apply:
   Check out our Jobs Page!

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

  Edgeworks Family Night  

This Month at Edgeworks!

Happy New Year! Welcome the New Year in by honing your skills and technique with one of our climbing school classes, or try a yoga class to learn how to breath while pulling down hard.
For our full schedule of this months calendar (
click here)!

Start the New Year right and try Edge Yoga, and exhilarating way to build your core, balance, and breath. If you’re new to yoga, drop-in on a mixed level class, held Fri-Sat.
Monday-Thursday: 5:30pm - 6:45pm
Friday: 7:00pm - 8:15pm
Saturday: 10:15am - 11:30am
For information (click here).

102: Foundations of Bouldering
January 13th & 20th, 7:00-8:30pm
Do you love bouldering? This class is great for getting off on the right foot! Or the left foot. Use lock-offs, dead points, beanie wearing, spotting, falling safely, and topping out.
For class information and registration (click here).


201: Advanced Movement & Technique
January 21st & 28th, 7:00-8:30pm
This is an excellent class if you’ve hit your climbing plateau. Learn to move efficiently and effectively through a route. We’ll teach you how to sequence, optimize rest, and use moves such as the drop knee, backstep, and heel hook.
For class information and registration (click here).

Women's Night - 5-10pm, Friday, January 2nd
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 9th
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 16th
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
Military Night - 5-10pm, Friday ,January 23rd
Edgeworks salutes our active military with a night of climbing just for you! Day passes are $9 with a valid Military ID.
Fourth Friday of each month.
  FREE! Clinic: Slacklining - 8-10pm, Friday, January 30th
Staff members will be available to offer advice to beginners and advanced slackliners. The slackline will stay up until 10pm so you can practice away the wobbly leg.

Last Friday of each month.

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

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