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Route Setting Symposium – BIG ROCK

February 23, 2018 @ 09:00 - 18:00

£50

The second year of Setting Symposiums are here!

PRE-BOOKING REQUIRED – SPACES LIMITED (this will be 2 of 2 symposiums run in 2018 – the other is at Eden)

  • 0900 – Sign in, workshop selection and wall registration, lunch order
  • 0930 – Welcome and Introduction
  • 0945 – Workshops AM
    • Comp Setting – Rob Naiper (Long Time Competition / Freelance setter – Setting for National and International Level Comps)
      • A practical session developing setting techniques for competitions
    • Hold Shaping – Filth (Nate McMullan)
      • A practical session designing and shaping some holds (in foam), tools and foam supplied.
    • Advanced Access – Ben Humphris (IRATA L2, MIA, RSA Route Setter and Trainer)
      • A practical session about using tools for advanced setting access, adjustable lanyards, new kit from Petzl – must be experienced for setting on ropes!
    • Hold Selection: Why every hold matters – Alex Mason (Freelance Setter, Manager Beacon Climbing Centre, Trad Beast, RSA Trainer)
      • A practical session looking at choosing the right holds in any situation and how this will improve your setting.
    • Setting Professionalism – Ben Meeks (Former GB Team, Freelance Setter, Owner City Bloc)
      • A classroom based session on a wide spectrum of tip and techniques for upping your game as a setter. How to approach walls, social media and other areas discussed.
  • 1215 – Lunch (Bring your own or order in morning – only snack / hot drink provided – small cafe on site)
    -Sponsor Chat
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  • 1315 – Workshops PM
    • Comp Setting – Rob Naiper (Long Time Competition / Freelance setter – Setting for National and International Level Comps)
      • A practical session developing setting techniques for competitions
    • Hold Shaping – Filth (Nate McMullan)
      • A practical session designing and shaping some holds (in foam), tools and foam supplied.
    • Advanced Access – Ben Humphris (IRATA L2, MIA, RSA Route Setter and Trainer)
      • A practical session about using tools for advanced setting access, adjustable lanyards, new kit from Petzl – must be experienced for setting on ropes!
    • Setting Professionalism – Ben Meeks (Former GB Team, Freelance Setter, Owner City Bloc)
      • A classroom based session on a wide spectrum of tip and techniques for upping your game as a setter. How to approach walls, social media and other areas discussed.
  • 1600 – Fastest Setter in the South Comp (fun comp with prizes)
  • 1800 – Conclusion and feedback
Speakers, Holds, Gear, Tools, Access Kit and second UK Route Setting competitions (with Prizes)…
Booking on-line below on this page and info posted everywhere… awesome!
PRICE: 50.00 (non-members) / 40.00 (members – email RSA for refund of 10.00)
Which includes: wall entry, workshops, talks, 1 x snack, 1 x coffee, t-shirt (of some sort), entry into the “Fastest Setter in the Sorth” comp.

The event counts a 1 CPD Point for all RSA qualifications.

Please note that times and details are subject to change without notice and the sessions and tee shirts are first come first come first serve, so spaces and tee shirt sizes are limited. There will NOT be an email after your confirmation email, any changes will be posted on the RSA website.

You will need your own drill / PPE and bouldering / climbing kit for the practical sessions (ladders supplied).

Sponsored by:

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Organizer

RSA
Email:
info@routesettingassociation.org
Website:
https://www.routesettingassociation.org/

Venue

Big Rock Climbing Centre
Mandeville Dr, Kingston
Milton Keynes, MK10 0AG United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Phone:
01908583128
Website:
https://www.bigrockclimbing.com/
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