Training Center

Welcome to the Training Center! Produced by Nicros’ ambassador Eric Horst, this free resource shares Eric’s decades of coaching experience and research via pithy web articles, training videos, and engaging educational podcasts.

Regardless of your climbing preference—bouldering, sport climbing, or trad routes—you will discover fresh ideas, novel training techniques, and success strategies to help improve your climbing. You are welcome to send Eric a training question and to subscribe to our monthly training e-newsletter, TC Beta.

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Featured Posts

Round 173

Hi Eric! I’ve been bouldering for 3 years (7B), and I have a question about campus training. How would you organize an effective workout? For... Read More

Round 172

Hi Eric, In preparation for a climbing trip I'm doing the training cycle described in your TFC book. The first phase is straightforward, but I'm... Read More

Round 171

For the HIT strip training, do you recommend laddering in a neutral position or do you recommend a hip-turning and drop-kneeing to climb in the... Read More