Learn how to monkey traverse. Use the monkey traverse (a.k.a. the sloth shimmy) to get across long distance obstacles that you can hang off.
The information in this post is from the book Essential Parkour by Sam Fury.
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How to Monkey Traverse
Hang below the obstacle suspended by your hands and with both feet crossed over the rope. Your right hand is in front of your left hand and your left foot is in front of your right foot.
Keep a slight bend in your arms and engage your core for the whole time you’re are traversing.
Start to move your left hand in front of your right hand.
As your left-hand takes grip move your right foot in front of your left. Do not slide your feet. Lift them. This will prevent friction burns.
Ensure your feet land ahead of each other and not on top, otherwise, you will get “tangled up”.
Continue this motion.
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