The National Indoor Bouldering Award Scheme or NIBAS, is a fantastic new nationwide scheme designed to provide a structured and fun progression in bouldering for kids aged 7 and up. In the course candidates will work through levels 1-3 building skill and confidence as they go, as well as collecting certificates and badges.
1. New Boulderer
An award for candidates who wish to learn what bouldering is as a physical activity and how to use a bouldering wall safely.
2. Foundation Boulderer
Aimed at helping the candidate to understand how a bouldering wall works, and basic preparation and control while bouldering, with an introduction to equipment and movement skills.
3. Competent Boulderer
Level 3 is aimed at ensuring a candidate possesses the knowledge and skill to boulder safely at any bouldering facility and operate in a responsible manner.