Brookes Academy is our elite climbing team for 6-17 year olds. The team train a minimum of two hours per week with our elite coaches and attend local and national competitions, competing as TEAMBrookes. If interested, or for further information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Junior Academy 6-10 years
Brookes junior academy attend a structured 90 minutes sessions once a week and commit to a minimum twice a week of personal climbing. Our Coaching team run regular workshops and will create individual personal training plans for each academy member. Junior academy are expected to attend the BMC Midland Youth Climbing Series (MYCS) and other local competitions.
Youth Academy 10-17 years
Brookes talent academy attend a structured 120 minute session once a week and commit to a minimum twice a week of personal climbing. Our coaching team will create individual high athlete level training and profiling plans for each academy member and run S&C sessions, workshops and profiling events. Talent academy are expected to attend BMC, Midland Youth Climbing Series (MYCS), Open Series Competitions and other local competitions.
Development Academy 9-17 years
Elite members of the Junior and Talent academy will be invited to join the Brookes Development academy. DA members continue to attend their junior or Talent academy sessions and a further 120 minute DA session and minimum three personal climbing sessions. The DA sessions push to a higher athlete level aiming to gain podiums at competitions and aspire to high training targets including GB Climbing Team trials.
Senior Academy 18+
The Senior Academy is our student Climbing Club team. Academy members attend a structured 120 minute session once a week and commit to a minimum three sessions a week of personal climbing.
Our coaching team create individual high athlete level training and profiling plans for each member and run S&C sessions, workshops and profiling events. Members also have access to Team Brookes S&C sessions with the performance team coaches. Senior Academy attend a verity of competitions including Lube, BUCS, British Bouldering Championships and local competitions. Team Brookes scholarships are available to all athletes wishing to attend Oxford Brookes University.