Benefits of climbing

Focuses on 10 key psychological principles:

  • Mindfulness and concentration
  • Problem solving
  • Controlled breathing
  • Anxiety and fear management
  • Self belief
  • Social interaction
  • Reflection
  • Empowerment
  • Balance, coordination and confidence
  • Sense of wellbeing

A bit of extra reading... (British Mountaineering Council.) (National Health Service U.K) article on rock climbing and mental health


Research study from university of Arizona on mental health and climbing

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