DXP-026: Hiroshi Hachiga

By August 23, 2020 Podcast

Running a Bouldering Gym in Japan

Hachi-san is the founder of Travis Bouldering Studio, located in Hirakata City, Osaka, Japan.

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Table of Contents:

0:00:00 – Start
0:00:29 – Intro
0:01:36 – The State of Japan During Corona Virus
0:06:46 – Opening a Climbing Gym After 1 Year of Practice
0:11:51 – Difficulties to Open a Climbing Gym
0:18:17 – Travis Bouldering Studio’s Location
0:25:59 – Comparison with Other Climbing Gyms
0:30:31 – Lead Climbing
0:34:40 – Designing Climbing Walls
0:43:31 – Designing Climbing Routes
0:51:37 – Why Does Hachi Speak English?
1:01:19 – PayPay and Cash in Japan and Pricing at Travis Studio
1:08:41 – Customers’ Habits
1:12:46 – Marketing Travis Bouldering Studio
1:14:12 – Outro