Everything you ever wanted to know about climbing walls but were afraid to ask.
Produced by Jack Griffiths, who is a Director of four climbing walls, each month he and his colleagues answer questions from our community on anything to do with running our businesses.
Want to know how to get into route setting? how we built the walls? how are we financed? what we do to support our community? were do we think is the industry going? Just ask.
#11 Climbing Wall MBA Part 1 - Personal Mastery
Does having an MBA help to run a climbing wall? Well your host Jack has enrolled and will be giving you a small insight into what he has learned and implemented so far. Module one is Personal Mastery for Senior Leaders.
#10 How to Open a Climbing Gym
How do you go about opening a climbing gym? In this episode Jack has been asked to give some advice to Billie who is just starting out with a dream to build a climbing gym in his home town.
#9: Events & Competitions
Big climbing events and competitions are great fun for everyone who comes along, but have you ever thought what it takes to put them on? In this episode we announce 3 big events happening at our walls this year and discuss what will go into each of them to make sure everyone has a great time.
#8 Bouldering Bobat - Youtube in Climbing Walls
Bouldering Bobat are a youtube phenomenon making films in climbing walls and their adventures around the world. We talk about how they got started, the business of youtubing and their plans for the future.
#7: Climbing - Tokyo 2020 Olympics
Jack Griffiths talks to Mike Langley about climbing in the Olympics. Mike is a long time commentator on the IFSC world cup climbing circuit and will be working with the BBC on the upcoming Tokyo 2020 (2021). We speak about the format of the competition and what climbing being in the Olympics will mean for the industry and us as climbers.
#6: Surviving 2020
Jack Griffiths and Rose Abbott talk about the challenges of the last year and what positives they, and the companies can take forward into the next. A behind the scenes look at how climbing walls have dealt with the pandemic and the support they have received, and given.