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Ep. 88: Climb Injury Free Pt. 1 | Mobility with Dr. Jared Vagy

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You've undoubtedly seen the book, the videos, or heard Dr. Vagy in other podcasts. In this 3 part series we're going to dig into the concepts behind the easy to follow system of prehab and rehab that Dr. Vagy has built. 

In Part 1, we're tackling mobility, and how it relates to both avoiding injury and rehabbing from it. Dr. Vagy walks me through many of the mobility drills that he recommends for climbers, and makes it easy for anyone to follow along, which I suggest you do, no matter how silly you think you look. It doesn't look as silly as coming to the gym with an injured finger and a tweaked knee and sitting there spectating. 

Find Dr. Vagy online and buy the book at www.theclimbingdoctor.com

Find the warmup mentioned in the episdode at https://youtu.be/B86QxHCDiM0

You can find us at www.powercompanyclimbing.com

Support the podcast at www.patreon.com/powercompanypodcast

We don't tweet. We scream like eagles. 

Ep. 87: Board Meetings | Principles vs. Prescriptions

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Todays episode is Part 5 in a 5 part series exploring the concept that "Common Sense Isn't Always Common Practice. 

Today we discuss Principles vs. Prescriptions. How do you know which is right for your situation? 

You can find us at www.powercompanyclimbing.com

You can support the podcast at www.patreon.com/powercompanypodcast

We don't tweet. We scream like eagles. 

Ep. 86: Board Meetings | Training Where You Are vs. Where You Want To Be

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Todays episode is Part 4 in a 5 part series exploring the concept that "Common Sense Isn't Always Common Practice. 

Today we discuss Training Where You Are vs. Where You Want To Be. We all want to train like the pros... but should we? Is that even what got them there?

You can find us at www.powercompanyclimbing.com

You can support the podcast at www.patreon.com/powercompanypodcast

We don't tweet. We scream like eagles. 

Ep. 85: Board Meetings | Generalization vs. Specialization

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Todays episode is Part 3 in a 5 part series exploring the concept that "Common Sense Isn't Always Common Practice. 

Today we discuss Generalization vs. Specialization. There is a time to grow your skill set, but it can also be appropriate to focus on one aspect of it. The differences can be subtle. 

You can find us at www.powercompanyclimbing.com

You can support the podcast at www.patreon.com/powercompanypodcast

We don't tweet. We scream like eagles. 

Ep. 84: Board Meetings | Pyramids vs. Towers

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Todays episode is Part 2 in a 5 part series exploring the concept that "Common Sense Isn't Always Common Practice. 

Today we discuss Pyramids vs. Towers.  Should you be out there building up your base, or is it ok to jump to the next level? There's an argument... and a time... for both approaches. 

You can find us at www.powercompanyclimbing.com

You can support the podcast at www.patreon.com/powercompanypodcast

We don't tweet. We scream like eagles. 

Ep. 83: Board Meetings | Quality vs. Quantity

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Todays episode is Part 1 in a 5 part series exploring the concept that "Common Sense Isn't Always Common Practice. 

Today we discuss Quality vs. Quantity. How much is too much? How can you focus on quality, and when should you? 

You can find us at www.powercompanyclimbing.com

You can support the podcast at www.patreon.com/powercompanypodcast

We don't tweet. We scream like eagles. 

Ep. 82: Board Meetings | 3 Things We’ve Learned From Better Climbers with Guest Host Edwin Teran

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In Part 2, continued from yesterday's Episode 81, Edwin and I come up with our Top 3 List of things we've learned from climbing with better climbers. 

You can find Edwin Teran and his photography online at www.edwinteran.com 

Follow him on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/edwinteran/

You can find us at www.powercompanyclimbing.com

You can support the podcast at www.patreon.com/powercompanypodcast

We don't tweet. We scream like eagles. 

Ep. 81: Learning from Better Climbers with Edwin Teran

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Climbing is unique in that we get to share the playing field with the best in the game. I can't think of a moment when you shouldn't use that to your advantage and pay close attention to what the better climbers at the crag are doing. Not just how they move (that too!), but how they structure their day, how long they rest, how they warmup, and what their attempts look like. 

So much to learn.

In this episode I sit down with my good friend Edwin Teran and talk about his unique position as a photographer and regular partner to many pro climbers. Edwin is an incredibly thoughtful climber, so he isn't going to let many learning opportunities slip by, and we dig into some of the best.

You can find Edwin online at www.edwinteran.com

You can follow Edwin on instagram at https://www.instagram.com/edwinteran

You can find us at www.powercompanyclimbing.com

You can support the podcast at www.patreon.com/powercompanypodcast

New shirt designs now available at www.powercompanyclimbing.com/apparel

We don't tweet. We scream like eagles. 

Ep. 80: Assessments with Steve Maisch

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In this much requested episode, I sit down with Salt Lake climber and coach Steve Maisch to discuss assessments. Steve had some of the first assessments I remember seeing online, and we go into how he's added, subtracted, and refined those. We talk a little about Steve's own assessments, and an important thing that he overlooked in his own training.

Many of us coaches are loosely collecting data for these assessments, but how important is it all, really?

You can find Steve online at www.stevemaischtraining.com (if he ever gets his site back online)

You can find us at www.powercompanyclimbing.com

You can support the podcast at www.patreon.com/powercompanypodcast 

We don't tweet. We scream like eagles.