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Introducing the RSB Boulder League

Posted by Adisal Tjung on

                This year’s bouldering competition season just got real hot. RSB.sg is debuting a bouldering league for the local bouldering scene which include three premiere competitions held annually: Boulderactive, Transend (formerly known as Bouldermania) and Rockmaster   The lowdown of the league is as follows: There are two leagues: Open and U17 categories. U17 climbers who wish to compete for the top ranking have to join the three competitions in the Intermediate category. The rankings for each category and gender will be tabulated at the end of the 2017 season and using CURS...

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Ashraf's 2017 Journey (Part 2)

Posted by Iris Lee on

Less than 5 months ever since I got back on the wall after my injury. To be honest, it feels surreal that I’m actually competing in Japan for my 2nd IFSC Boulder World Cup Circuit – 1st being in Navi Mumbai in 2016. Even though I had a pretty short time preparing for it, I honestly feel even more prepared than I ever was. 3 out of those 5 months, I focused more on conditioning and strengthening myself physically. When I realised I was getting back quicker than I thought I would, that’s when I decided to compete in the...

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Ashraf's 2017 Journey (Part 1)

Posted by Iris Lee on

It was just about 7 months ago, in October of 2016, that I suffered an injury to my right shoulder. I forced myself to completely let it recover and stayed off the wall until I could feel that my shoulder was ready to take the stress from climbing as well as training. Some climbers would just push through an injury while continuing to climb and train because putting a complete halt to training isn’t an easy decision to make. So I ended up taking almost 3 months off of climbing entirely and only got back on the wall in January...

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Behind Every Recovery: Injury Management

Posted by Adisal Tjung on

Despite not being professionals at this whole injury-recovery thing, we would like to share with the public some tips and tricks we have after years of climbing experience. Since many of our girls are facing struggles in their own recovery journey, we decided to dedicate this post to them, whilst wishing them the best in recovery. We also hope all of you out there are training hard, taking care of yourselves, and most importantly, staying injury-free! (Disclaimer: these tips are NOT given by professionals, and are only advices given through experience. Should you require professional help, please seek assistance from...

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A Strong Mind for A Strong Climb

Posted by Adisal Tjung on

The first bouldering competition, Gravical 2017, may have ended but ourteam is more psyched than ever for upcoming competitions this year! There aremany pieces of advice from climbing gurus on “how to climb better” or “how toprepare for competitions” all over the Internet and here is our take on itespecially the subject concerning mental training. Though its benefits are nottangible, it is, in fact, equally as important as physical training. Some refer tomental strength as the differentiating factor of an average and a great climber. Itis also the primary reason why a climber may not perform to the best of...

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