Climbing Performance Mobility Assessment from The Climbing Doctor

Have you ever wondered if your lower body flexibility is holding you back form climbing harder? If you have stiff hips, your mobility may be the difference between sending a route and falling. In this video, Dr. Jared Vagy DPT reviews the current research on hip mobility assessments for rock climbers and how it relates to rock climbing performance.


0:00 Start
0:39 Adapted Grant Foot Raise
3:34 Climbing Specific Foot Raises
5:24 Draga Foot Raise
7:30 Straddle Tests
9:38 Lateral Foot Reach Test