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Jan 072015

The Coach and The Trainer return to PG!

Offering TWO Training Camps PLUS One-on-one Private Sessions!

Justen & Kris each bring a unique style of training and coaching to their programs. They can effectively target your individual needs, catering to your specific goals for climbing.

Team of 2 is back and ready to push YOU harder!


Defining & Training

In this 3 hour camp you’ll be exposed to the complexity and intertwined relationship of the 10 main technical skills for climbing. *It would be wise to be prepared to take written notes!
To2 Camp Poster

BALANCE = Footwork, Body Position, Straight-Arm

THOUGHT = Breathing, Scanning, Sequencing

MOVEMENT = Relaxation & Tension, Momentum, Coordination

 RATE = Tempo

1. You will walk away with a clear understanding of what technique is to a climber.
2. Ways to improve these 10 skills.

We will chat about each of the 10 skills of a climber’s technical world. Then you’ll experience first hand a few drills that will help you hone them. Some folks will be doing basic drills and others will be doing advanced drills depending on your skill level in a specific skill.


  • PG SAN FRANCISCO – Tuesday, January 27th, 3-6pm 
  • PG SUNNYVALE – Thursday, January 28th, 3-6pm 
Why & How

The system board is an amazing tool for training and in this 3 hour camp you will learn how to use this complex board.

1. Understand how to refine & balance your movements.
2. Specific ways to train for bouldering and rope climbing

We will use video analysis to review our movements and charts to track that progress.


  • PG San Francisco – Thursday, January 29th, 8-11am
  • Member - $120
  • Non-member – $130
  • 3 Hour Camps – Ratio of 1 to 6, instructor to student.
**TO SIGN-UP email Justen!**



  • PG San Francisco – Tuesday, January 27th from 9am-2:30pm
  • PG Sunnyvale – Wednesday, January 28th from 8am-2:30pm
  • PG San Francisco – Thursday, January 29th from 11:30am-2:30pm


  • PG San Francisco – Tuesday, January 27th from 9am-6pm
  • PG Sunnyvale – Wednesday, January 28th from 8am-6pm
  • PG San Francisco – Thursday, January 29th from 8am-2:30pm
Climbing CoachImproving Skills

If you need a complete evaluation of your current climbing skills, sign up for a one-on-one with Justen Sjong!

You’ll gain a clear understanding of what skills you need to focus on to further your climbing and reach your goals.
To2 Private Session Poster

Athletic TrainerImproving Strength

If you want to take your climbing to the next level, Kris Peters is your trainer!

Current trainer of top climbers consisting of Matt Segal, Daniel Woods, Emily Harrington, Alex Puccio and many more! Get a session designed around your specific goals and get a program that will be designed to your specific needs.


  • Members – 1 hour $75 | 2 hours $145
  • Non-Members – 1 hour $85 | 2 hours $155
**Email Justen or Kris to book your session!**

*Questions about private session availability? Email Justen or Kris directly.

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