Table of contents for Girl on the rocks : a woman's guide to climbing with strength, grace, and courage / Katie Brown ; photos by Ben Moon.

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Preface
Introduction
Chapter 1: First Things First
	Interview: Sean Patrick
Chapter 2: Getting Started
 Head to the Climbing Gym
 Attend a Climbing School or Clinic
 Exercise
 Strengthen Your Fingers
 Work on Your Back, Arms, and Shoulders
 Go for a Run
 Find a Climbing Partner
 Recruit a Friend
 Join a Club or Team
 Take a Class
	FAQs
	Interview: Amanda Woods
Chapter 3: Rock Climbing 101
	Commands
	Body Positions
		The Rule of Opposites
		The Backstep
 	The Drop Knee
 	The Straight Arm
 	All Crossed Up
		Slabs vs. Overhangs
		Lead with Your Hips
 	Shaking Out
 	The High Step
 	The Lock Off
 	Using Your Feet
 Interview: Carol Woods
Chapter 4: Fears and Concerns Unique to Women
 Overcoming Fear
 	Admit You?re Scared
 Don?t Fight Your Fear
 Confront Your Fear 
 Tactics to Combat Fear	
 	Self-affirmation
 	Breathe
 	Assess the Risk
 Visualization
 Scream
 Step Outside Your Comfort Zone
 Chick Power
 Tough Love
 Work through Fatigue
 Climb Dynamically
 Lead Climbing
 	Fall Like a Cat
 Beware of Your Rope
 Back-Clipping
 Lead Belaying
 Interview: Lauren Lee
 Story: A Lesson in Fear
Chapter 5: Advanced Rock Climbing Techniques
	Techniques for Sport Climbing and Bouldering 
		Crimping vs. Open-Handing
 Sidepull vs. Gaston
 Bumping
 Techniques for Traditional Climbing
 The Hand Jam
 The Finger Lock
 The Ring Lock
 The Finger Stack
 The Fist Jam
 Offwidths
 Footwork
 Lead Climbing
 	Cams
 Stoppers
Spotting 
Rules for a Sport With No Rules
	Interview: Lara Antonelli
Chapter 6: Intro to Training
Basic Training Schedule
Advanced Body Positions 
	Heel Hooking
	Flagging
	Toe Hooking
 Knee Bars and Knee Scums
 Penduluming
 Dynamic Movements
 Other Training Tactics
 ?Working? a Route
 Onsighting
 Flashing
 Developing a Climbing Strategy
 	The Warm-Up 
 	The Workout
 	The Cool-Down
 Setting Goals
 Mental Training
 	Focus
 Expectations
 Fatigue
 Confidence
 Non-Climbing Training
 	Core Strength
 	Flexibility
 Strength Conditioning
	Story: A Lesson in Redpointing
Chapter 7: Advanced Training
	Advanced Training Basics
		Determine Your Weaknesses
		Mix It Up
	Peaking
		Four Weeks of Skill and Stamina
		Three Weeks of Power
 Two Weeks of Power Endurance
 Rest
 Advanced Training Exercises
 Exercises for Skill and Stamina
 Exercises for Power
 Campus Board Exercises
 Exercises for Power Endurance
	The Importance of Rest
	Interview: Brittany Griffith
Chapter 8: Conclusion
Appendix A: Rock-Climbing Glossary
Appendix B: Climbing Gyms
Appendix C: Climbing Instruction
Appendix D: Female-Oriented Rock-Climbing Events
About the Author

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Rock climbing.
Women mountaineers.
Sports for women.