According to experts, there are two basic techniques to climb a coconut tree. The front foot technique is similar to rock climbing. You put your hands close to each other on the back of the trunk and walk up alternately moving your feet and hands. The frog technique is more suited to almost vertical trees. Your legs should be flexed on each side of the tree with the sole of your feet applied around the trunk. You place one hand up and behind the tree and the other hand at your chest level on the front side of the tree. In this way, you apply pressure from both sides, lifting you up while pushing up with your legs.
There is only one technique to go down. You lower your hands one by one behind the trunk and just let the sole of your feet drag against the tree.
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