Moon Blog / Bouldering / Magic quest
Hello to Moon and all friends out there!
My rehabilitation after ankle injury is well on track. It still hurts a bit from time to time but I accept it. It will probably never be 100 per cent. But I can walk normally, climb and run – what else could I wish for? The boulder trip to Macedonia was great. The first few days I was quite confused.
My climbing was not affected too badly by a need to stop and watch for safe landings. My mind started to relax after few days and it was such a great feeling to just move without thinking too much again.
After few days back at home I ended up going to Maltatal (Austria) where I spent funny Easter weekend with Lija, Maja and Boći. Now I could concentrate even more on pure movements and I came to the conclusion that it is actually quite far from pure.
During two months of fingerboard, bar work, rings and all other exercises I forgot how to move efficiently on the rock. That made me sad for a moment but I knew it was just temporarily. The old adage says that climbing is the best training for climbing. I agree with it but must add that Moon fingerboard (best board ever!!!), campus and all other tools certainly make sense as long you use them in right amount and, the most important, as long you know how to move on the rock.
If you don’t master the movement and positions, compressions, hooks, tensions, static or dynamic style, timing, precision, balance, flexibility (…) and if you don’t have accurate mix of motivation, inspiration, confidence, focus, relaxation and aggression – THE MAGIC is not going to happen! Since Maltatal I am really focused on finding this ideal combination of all factors. In fact the less I think about them, the magic appears more often. Great, isn’t it?