There are new rules coming into play from The Premier and The State Government of Victoria.
“The whole way through this pandemic, our advice to Victorians has remained the same: “stay home”.
Now, as we begin to settle into a new normal, our message is “stay safe”.” ~ Victorian State Government
Read up, be informed, download the Covid Safe app and “stay safe”. Statement from the Premier
Use the Toolkit from Sport Australia to help guide any “Return to Sport”
Celebrating National Volunteers Week, 18th to 24th May 2020
We couldn’t achieve all we do without the hard work of our volunteers, so THANK YOU to everyone for your help and support.
Changing Communities. Changing Lives.
Thank you for attending the, “Coaching for Climbing Workshop”
On Saturday 2nd May, Sport Climbing Victoria hosted a free online “Coaching for Climbing Workshop”. Aimed at equipping Victoria’s youth climbing coaching workforce with information and skills, the workshop covered a wide range of topics from an experienced panel of presenters. Topics included: Child Safety, Getting Smart About Competition, Competition Day Support, Competition Simulations, Physiology, Youth Coaching and Mental Health. Presented by some of Victoria & Australia’s most qualified individuals, including National Head Coaches, National Team Physio, Jury President, SCV President, Victorian Climbing Child Safety Rep and a Neuropsychologist.
The workshop saw over 120 registrations, including many interstate viewers and a few international viewers – shout out to the Canadian Youth Coaching Team who joined us at what would have been a very late viewing time for them!
The session was followed by a live Q&A with all presenters, where many fantastic questions were addressed by the panel, and great feedback was received. The workshop has been recorded and will be made available online for those who registered but could not attend live, and for all SCA/SCV members.
What’s next? In the future, we hope to be able to bring a more in-depth workshop to the climbing community, in person. We also aim to be able to present some info sessions for individual topics of interest, including some that we were unable to cover on this occasion. Stay tuned for more!
Want to view the workshop, members only section. Coaching For Climbing Workshop
Coaching for Climbing Workshop
We are thrilled to bring you, The Sport Climbing Victoria, ‘Coaching For Climbing Workshop’ on Saturday the 2nd of May, 12.00pm to 2.00pm on Zoom and in the comfort of your own home.
We will cover many competition climbing topics with guest speakers from the National Coaching Team, The National Youth Team Physiotherapist, Jury President insight and more.
You can sign up here
We look forward to seeing you.
As you are all aware, Premier Andrews announced that we have moved into stage three in our response to the Covid-19 outbreak. Across Victoria, climbers have been stepping up and doing our part to slow the virus down by following the Stay at Home Directions. https://bit.ly/39r9H25
This includes not going climbing during this time. These restrictions are tough but lives are at risk if we let the virus get out of control, please stay at home so this doesn’t happen. There’s lots you can do in meantime to be ready for when we can climb again:
1. Perfect your home wall or hangboard setup – share it with us and your friends too! please remember though that the prohibited gatherings include restrictions of inviting friends over to private residences
2. check out some great training resources like this one to address some of your niggles. https://bit.ly/2UNkIWd
3. learn some new crag ready recipes so you’ll be ready with nutritious meals when we can head out again. https://www.brit.co/make-ahead-camping-meals/
We can’t wait to go climbing again and enjoy one another’s company on the walls but until then, PLEASE STAY AT HOME.
For up to date information about the Covid-19 response in Victoria please go to: www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus
More resources –
Congratulations Kira Lion, winner of the 2020 Membership Drive. You have won a pair of La Sportiva Climbing Shoes from Bogong Equipment.
Thank you to everyone for getting your 2020 memberships early.
Thankyou Bogong Equipment for your support with our yearly membership drive and we look forward to the year ahead.
With the postponement of the 2020 Olympics in a recent update the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games new dates have been announced.
Olympics will now be 23rd July until and 8th of August 2021 and the Paralympics will be 24th August until the 5th of September 2021.
For more information go to https://tokyo2020.org/en/news/new-dates-tokyo-2020
The Oceania Continental Championships have been not had a new date announced as of yet and we will keep you up to date as we know more.
Victorian State Speed Titles update.
Due to increasing concern about the spread of Covid-19, Sport Climbing Victoria decided to postpone the 2020 Victorian Speed Climbing Titles planned for March 14th until further notice. This decision was made due to the rapidly changing situation and our desire to contribute to risk reduction of community transmission of Covid-19 as well as concerns raised by our event volunteers, officials and athletes. We apologise for the inconvenience and will update everyone with an alternative date as soon as possible.
For the latest information about Covid-19, visit https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirusDepartment of Health and Human Services Victoria | Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)Information, updates and advice about the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).dhhs.vic.gov.au
We would like to thank our sponsors and Gravity Worx for all your hard work and look forward to bringing you The Vic Speed Titles 2.0 when it is possible to do so.
Victorian State Speed Titles
The Victorian State Speed Titles are being held on the 14th of March:
Gravity Worx, 182 – 184 Sussex Street, Pascoe Vale Vic 3044
For more information head to the Facebook event page
Register to compete http://www.sportclimbingaustralia.org.au
😃 Registration is open for the Victorian State Lead Titles 2020 being hosted by Cliffhanger Climbing Gym
We are very excited to include a Non Binary/Gender Diverse category for the first time ever! 🌈 Setting up registration for this category “is technically complicated” and we hope to have it set up shortly, sorry for the inconvenience.
😍 We also need as many volunteers as we can get for the two day of competition, can you help?👏
Added bonus, sign up for a Sport Climbing Victoria membership and you could win a pair of shoes from Bogong Equipment
So many fantastic things happening in our sport at the moment. Be a part of the action. 🤩