Rock Climbing for InstructorsBook - 2001
Rock climbing is an exhilarating and spectacular sport that is attracting more people than ever before. This book is written for those climbers starting out on their instructing career. It contains the ideas and information that will smooth their path into the rewarding world of instructing and guiding. However, it is also for all climbers wanting to improve their skills and gain from the author's broad knowledge and experience of climbing and instructing. It goes beyond covering the necessary skills of ropework, problem-solving and safety, by advising on how to teach movement and help students train effectively. Also includes sections on communication skills, legal considerations, aid climbing and scrambling. AUTHOR: Alun Richardson is an IFMGA international mountain guide, secretary of the Association of British Mountain Guides and a member of the Association of Mountaineering Instructors. He now runs a rock climbing and mountaineering school in Pembrokeshire. b/w photos & diagrams
Publisher: Wiltshire, Eng. : Crowood Press Ltd., c2001.
Characteristics: 240 p. :,ill. ;,25 cm.