AMGA Single Pitch Exam

Training Description

The Single Pitch Instructor Exam can be taken directly following the SPI Course if the candidate successfully completed the course and meets the Exam prerequisites. However, it is highly recommended that the SPI Course candidate takes time practicing and consolidating the skills learned on the course before Exam (6 months).

You meet the SPI Exam Prerequisites if you:

  • Have successfully completed an AMGA Single Pitch Instructor Course or AMGA Top Rope Site Manager Course.
  • Have lead a minimum of 40 traditional rock routes. A large number of these should be at 5.6 or higher and on a variety of rock types.
  • Are capable of comfortably leading 5.6 or higher traditional routes at the time of the Exam.
  • Are capable of comfortably climbing 5.8 while on a top rope.

AMGA Schedule of courses: amga.com/amga-course-schedules

SPI Exam Schedule

Day 1

Day one will look at climbing movement and all aspects of technical systems from anchoring to assistance skills and general climbing competence.

Day 2

On day two the Exam Director or SPI candidate will arrange for clients, novice to experienced climbers, to act as clients for the candidates to instruct in a group setting. The candidates will facilitate a complete guided day of climbing for the clients.

The candidate must show the examiner they have the technical and instructional skills to pass the AMGA Single Pitch Instructor Exam. The SPI Exam is broken down into four distinct evaluation sessions; climbing movement, technical skills, teaching ability and group management skills and candidate are evaluated by the AMGA marking system categories.

Exam Categories

  • Risk Management
  • Client Care
  • Technical Systems
  • Application
  • Terrain Assessment
  • Movement Skills
  • Mountain Sense
Certification Offered: 

Registration

Fee: 
$415
Contact Person: 
Randy Judycki
Phone: 
805 350 8087
Training Provider: 
Randy Judycki Austin Ascents
Training Type: 
Training Certification: 
Training Dates: 
Saturday, October 26, 2019 to Sunday, October 27, 2019
Date Details: 
Exam will be held at a private area near Antlers Oklahoma, camping is included in the price. Held from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm
Sponsors: 
Threshold climbing and fitness

Training Location

Address: 
Austin Ascents
905 W Main St
Antlers, OK 74523
United States

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SOLO Wilderness First Aid and WFR Recertification Central South US Sep 14, 2019 to Sep 15, 2019
AMGA Single Pitch Instructor course Central South US Oct 4, 2019 to Oct 6, 2019
AMGA Climbing Wall Instructor Course Central South US Oct 8, 2019 to Oct 10, 2019
AMGA Single Pitch Exam Central South US Oct 12, 2019 to Oct 13, 2019
AMGA Single Pitch Instructor course Central South US Oct 18, 2019 to Oct 20, 2019
SOLO Wilderness First Aid and WFR Recertification Central South US Oct 21, 2019 to Oct 23, 2019
AMGA Single Pitch Exam Central South US Nov 23, 2019 to Nov 24, 2019
AMGA Single Pitch Instructor course Central South US Nov 29, 2019 to Dec 1, 2019
AMGA Single Pitch Exam Central South US Dec 7, 2019 to Dec 8, 2019