Training Guide

Training Guide 

Blank Slate Climbing training workouts should complement training done at indoor rock gyms and, of course, outdoor nature climbing. 

Beginners (5.6-5.8) 

Climb at the rock gym or outside once or twice a week. 

Perform a freestyle workout on the Blank Slate two to three times a week. Workouts should include some pull-ups but mostly static hangs targeting the fingers and forearms. 

Intermediates (5.9-5.10) 

Climb at the rock gym or outside two to three times a week, varying the intensity. 

Perform a freestyle workout on the Blank Slate two to three times a week, varying the intensity. Blank Slate workouts should include some pull-ups but mostly static hangs targeting the fingers and forearms. 

Work opposing muscles with rings

Advanced (5.11-5.12) 

Climb at the Rock gym or outside three to four times a week, varying the intensity. Perform a freestyle workout on the Blank Slate three to four times a week, varying the intensity. Blank Slate workouts should include some pull-ups but mostly static hangs targeting the forearms and fingers. 

On off days, use Theraputty to prevent injury and increase recovery time for your fingers and forearms.