Your Performance Plateau is all in Your Mind
By Arno Ilgner

(Arno discusses what you will learn in his training program in the above audio track).

Planet Granite is proud to host 2 more workshops by Arno!
Space is limited, so don’t wait – sign up today!  Details below.

Saturday April 6th – PG San Francisco 8:30am-12:30pm
Sunday April 7th – PG Sunnyvale 8:30am – 12:30pm

  • Sat, March 2nd: Belmont 8:30a-12:30p FULL
  • Sun, March 3rd: Sunnyvale 8:30a-12:30p FULL
  • Sat, March 9th: SF 8:30-12:30p  FULL


So, you’ve hit the dreaded plateau; you’re frustrated. If you had an opportunity to break through it, would you jump at it? What if I offered you a money back guarantee? Here’s your chance. I developed the Warrior’s Way mental training program and will be teaching it at PG in March.

This training addresses falling directly to help improve commitment. We do progressive falling practice, followed by movement, breathing, resting, and body/mind awareness exercises. Finally, you’ll apply everything to a goal route. You’ll leave understanding how to take appropriate risks and how to commit to those risks. That’s a lot to cover in 4 hours. Imagine the benefits, but don’t take my word for it. Read Dennis’ comments below:

“Hey Arno, how’s it going?  Dennis here from your City of Rocks class this past summer.  Let me first say thank you for the amazing course.  All through the Fall I truly focused on implementing the WW methods in my climbing and it made HUGE differences!!!  I went from struggling up 11’s to almost on-sighting 13a.  I didn’t get frustrated with falling or have trouble on routes.  I had more fun climbing than I had in years, simply by implementing the techniques you taught us.   The WW has truly made an impact on my climbing and on my life.  So thank you for spending time with me and Krista at the City.”

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I’m not promising miracles; all progress takes hard work on your part. But, if you know how and what to practice, it makes your progress quicker, more effective, and with less chance of injury.

Check out this falling exercise video from a camp at Red Rocks. Students are instructed to focus on breathing, eye shift, and body position. Yet, students miss many subtleties that only direct coaching corrects, speeding the student’s progress. This is the power of receiving that direct coaching in the ww clinics. We’ll practice the same exercises in the gym that you see in this video, and many more.

In just 4 hours you’ll learn how to:

  • Fall safely
  • Give a dynamic (cushioned) belay
  • Improve focus
  • Create flow and momentum
  • Deal with climbing stress
  • Commit more deliberately
  • Distinguish between no- and yes-fall zones
  • Make appropriate risk decisions
  • Improve body and mind awareness
  • Rest effectively
  • Improve breathing
  • Reduce fear

Don’t delay; spaces are limited; some clinics are already full.

No risk, money back guarantee. If you don’t feel the clinic benefited you, I’ll refund your money.

Register by contacting Arno:
615-406-3404,, or wwSiteLink
Arno demonstrating his mental fitness.