Bicycle climb -- I am seriously in love with it. Not ONLY is it pretty, but it is also actually not particularly strenuous--once you get it down. It's a climb that can translate between rope and aerial silks. And what I SUPER love about it is that it NATURALLY changes sides. In my subjective and highly nerdy world, natural alternation is simply superior (hence why I also love opposite side inversion climb).
However, it DOES require a good deal of...er...cognition. It's a bit complex, with several things happening at once. This video breaks it down and addresses the most common mistakes I've seen students make while working on this climb.
I have also included a little-known detail for how to make it the cleanest possible (hint: how you look at the end matters!).
I have my students practice this one regularly as it is wonderful mind and body training and not overly taxing on the hands and arms. Makes a great warmup climb!
If this vid helped, tag @okayserasera on the gram so I can see!
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