Courses


There’s always more to learn! GRIP has a wide selection of courses to help you take the next step in your climbing career!


Klimcentrum

This course is for everyone who wants to learn how to belay. We start a new beginners course every first Monday and Thursday of the month. During the fourth lesson you will be given an exam. If you pass this, you’ll receive your indoor toprope certificate. With this you’re allowed to climb by yourself in all climbing gyms in the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany. Upon finishing the course, you get a months subscription to the gym for free.

  • Start: The first Monday and Thursday of every month 20h – 22h
  • Duration: 4 lessons of 2 hours
  • Age: Minimum 16 years old
  • Equipment: Sports clothing. Climbing shoes are for rent if needed.
  • Costs: € 90,00 (including entrance, harness, belaying equipment during classes and a month free entrance)

Subscription

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During this course you’ll learn the fundamental climbing techniques and mental strategies. Did you just finish with the beginners course? GRIP is the perfect next step!

The course will aim at climbing 5th grade routes fluently. It is an essential basis for your further development as a climber. Through theoretical and climbing exercises we will discuss the following subjects:

  • Foot placement
  • Body positions
  • Balance
  • Reading and preparing a route
  • Static vs dynamic movement
  • Projects

Cost: € 60 (excluding entrance fee and equipment)
Requirements: must be able to belay, climbing level up to 5a.
Duration: 9 hours (6 lessons of 90 minutes).

Check Facebook, this website or the information board in the gym to see the start dates for new courses. You have to subscribe minimally 48 hours beforehand.

The next course will start at Monday 6th of November, 19.30 – 21.00.

Following course(s) in 2017:

  • Monday 6th of November

You can subscribe directly via the subscription form!

More GRIP is a course to improve your climbing technique and results.
We will introduce new climbing methods and will enhance your ability to solve climbing problems. The course is a great next step in your climbing career.

The aim is to be able to climb 6th grade routes fluently at the end of the course.

Curriculum:

  • Reading a route
  • Mental fitness
  • Climbing tactics
  • How to train

Cost: € 60 (excluding entrance fee and equipment)
Requirements: climbing level in between 5b and 6b
Duration: 9 hours (6 lessons of 90 minutes)

Check Facebook, this website or the information board in the gym for when the course will start.

Next course starts in January 2017. Exact dates will be published as soon as they’re planned.

You can subscribe directly via the subscription form!

This course is for everyone who wants to learn how to lead climb. At the end of the course you’ll receive an indoor lead climbing certificate.

Cost: € 75 (excluding entrance fee, including equipment necessary for lead climbing)
Requirements: experience in top rope belaying
Duration: 8 hours, 45 minutes (4 lessons of 2 hours and an exam of 45 minutes)

The next course Lead Climbing will start at 1st of November, 19.30 – 21.00.

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This short course is an addition to the Indoor Lead Climbing course. It is meant to prepare for Outdoor Lead Climbing.

Costs: € 35 (excluding entrance fee, including equipment use).
Requirements: Indoor Lead Climbing certificate
Duration: 3 hours (2 lessons of 90 minutes)

The next course Lead Climbing II will start Spring 2017. The exact dates will be published at this website.

You can subscribe using the booking form!

Boulderhal

Basic Grip (beginners course)
Basic Grip is a course for people who are just starting their bouldering career. You don’t need to have any climbing- or bouldering experience. Would you like to know how to solve a boulder problem? What techniques and tricks are there? How can you safely practice the sport? This course contains all the basic skills needed for a proper start in the sport. It consists of three lessons. The minimum age required is 12 years.

The course will start at a minimum of 4 participants. Every course has a maximum of 12 participants.

Practical information
Intent: to learn basic skills in bouldering
Location: GRIP Bouldergym, Kamerlingh Onnesstraat 35
When: Tuesdays or Thursdays, three weeks in a row
Duration: 3 lessons of 1,5 hours
Age: minimum 12 years, no maximum
Gear: sports clothes (climbing shoes will be provided, this is included in the price)

Costs
60 euro (including entrance and climbing shoes)
The price is including free entrance for a month. This month starts at the day of the first lesson.

Dates
Tuesdays (20.00 – 21.30)
Thursdays (20.00 – 21.30)
The course starts every first Tuesday and Thursday of the month.

Subscription
You can subscribe using the subscription form. The lessons will start when there’s a minimum of 4 participants.

If you have any questions, please send us an e-mail at boulderhal@gripnijmegen.nl or call +3124 737 0460.