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Old 03-09-16   #1 (permalink)
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Anyone wanna teach the new boy ???

Hi there fellow tree Devils, I've been climbing for about 6 month now and was wondering if anyone wants to go for a climb and pass down technics on to me, I'm in Essex and weekends are free ( ps also any tips would come handy )
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Re: Anyone wanna teach the new boy ???

Get some jobs in and pay for a climber to do them.
You the Groundy , watching a professional at work.
Good way too learn.
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Re: Anyone wanna teach the new boy ???

Best way to learn to climb is too climb as much as possible in a work capacity,by that i mean getting out on branches(to prune) or getting into a work position to use the chainsaw.
You can pick up lots of tips from watching other people climb on Youtube or facebook etc but in my opinion practice really does make you a more efficient and productive climber.
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Re: Anyone wanna teach the new boy ???

Start low and slow
Slow is smooth
Smooth is fast.

Watch people and learn from them.

Plan 3 moves ahead. So you don't have to re climb a limb/area.



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Re: Anyone wanna teach the new boy ???

I learn so much from youtube, both the dos and the don'ts! Have a good look around as there are many good tip videos for the amateur right up to the highly experienced.
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