I reconfirmed two things about myself: A) I'm a total weakling; and B) my head game sucks. What kind of self-respecting rock climber can't do a single pullup?
While I don't want to give away Steve's whole training regimen, we worked on leading and taking falls, lock offs, downclimbing, campus board (I totally called it!), and deadhangs on jugs, crimps, and pinches. While it wasn't the easiest two hours spent in the gym and I can definitely feel the painful results of my efforts, it wasn't the worst experience either.
Let's take a moment to be realists: while the human race is very superior to other living things in many ways, we are definitely not the strongest nor the most graceful creatures on this beautiful planet we call Earth. Because it's Friday and I'm feeling less-than-lucid, here are some pictures of animals climbing things (I bet they have awesome head games):