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Climbing Psychology with Kevin Roet

In this podcast, Maddy sits down with Kevin Roet to talk about the fear of falling and ways to integrate fall practice into climbing. Psychology and fear are complex topics, but fear of falling is undoubtedly something that impacts many climbers’ enjoyment and performance. Kevin described his personal journey that has led to him writing a book on this topic; Climbing Psychology: Mind training for optimal climbing performance

Main topics:

  • Kevin’s journey and overcoming fear of falling
  • Developing self awareness
  • Understanding the theory alongside implementing the practice
  • Focusing on the process and understanding your expectations
  • Managing risk in fall practice
  • Kevin’s approach to practical application of fall practice outdoors

Links to book here:


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