Climbing Nutrition Coaching

Comprehensive climbing nutrition coaching. Train harder and recover faster than anyone else!
Aidan Roberts

Rock climbing performance, climbing sport longevity, and your optimal climbing body composition are ultimately the product of the quality and consistancy of your training volume and recovery. The purpose of useful. is supporting your highest workloads possible, providing you the strategies to do more, and recover faster than anyone else.

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Coaching Services

Coaching is available internationally, online, and offers direct text messaging, and unlimited video calls.

useful. / unlimited

£400 for 6 weeks
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Extend your coaching package

Coaching is £400 for 6 weeks, then £200 per month with unlimited video calls.

You can adjust your coaching subscription after your initial 6 weeks to the support level you need.

If you are a returning client, you come back on the monthly subscription pricing.

Why work with Tom Herbert?

Since August 2019, Tom Herbert has supported a mix of over 300 professional and amateur sport and boulder climbers from around the world in 24 countries.

Tom has worked with a number of professional IFSC ranked competition climbers and paraclimbers representing the UK, USA, Ukraine, and Saudi Arabia national teams. Outside the competition circuit, he continues to support climbers pushing the highest limits of their sport.

useful. coaching has supported athletes working with: ROAP coaching, Lattice Training, Power Company Climbing, Camp4 Human Performance, Precision Climbing, Kaizen Climbing Coaching, Natasha Barnes, and many more independent coaching providers.

An outlier amongst his peers, contrasting the standard consultation model, Tom’s conversation-led “long form coaching” approach provides clients with unlimited video support calls—over 2200 hours of conversations so far! With a genuine interest in people and their stories, his empathetic and patient approach has seen him supporting transgender athletes, neurodiverse individuals, and those with disordered eating backgrounds.*

In furthering his support development, Tom is studying Cognitive-Behavioural Hypnotherapy (CBH), Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Cognitive Behavioural Coaching (CBC).

*Please be aware that coaching is not suitable for those who have existing eating disorders. This specific counselling and therapeutic work requires a specialist, and is outside of Tom Herbert’s scope of practice.

Want to ask if coaching right for you, or any questions? contact@useful.coach

Notable clients

Cognitive Behavioural Nutrition?

useful. coaching approach draws on cognitive behavioural theory—that our thoughts, emotions, body sensations, and behaviour are interconnected. That each of these are targets for change, and positively changing one, will positively change the others.

What is the useful. cognitive behavioural approach to nutrition coaching?