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Slackline shaking? Find out what to do about it!

When you step onto a slackline the first time, the slackline is normally shaking extremely hard. It feels as if the body was totally out of control and you would never be able to stabilize these shakes. However, after only a few minutes, the shaking will already be much less. It is important to know […]

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10 typical highline mistakes beginners make

Here you can find a list of some of the most common highline mistakes beginners make. We put together this list, hoping that fewer people will make them in the future. So if you are getting ready for your first highline, then you should definitely watch this video! And also in case that you are […]

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Learn Highline: Basic lessons & Tips

Here you can find a lot of useful lessons to learn highline . If you are a Highline Beginner or and an advanced highliner we have some tutorials to offer.  In case that you have never tried and you want to learn basic skills to get ready for that adventure, , then you should definitely check the following section: How to get ready […]

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Highline Freestyle Tutorials

Here you can find many Highline Freestyle tutorials to help you in the learning process.  Even for Slackline Beginners we have prepared a few lessons. Beside each video you find a short description and the difficulty of each trick. Try to aim for a new highline freestyle trick in each highline session and you will become a […]

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Highline Freestyle Tension: how to reach the sweet spot?

Loose and tight slacklines To perform Highline Freestyle tricks it is important to have the right tension. When the slackline is too loose it won’t give you the necessary energy to do your tricks. The highline would feel powerless and surfy. If the line is too tight, then you’ll easily get the necessary pop but […]

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How to get ready for Highline: basics and recommendations

Highlining used to be an extreme sport back in 2015. Only very few people managed to take that step from slacklining in the park to balancing above the void. The knowledge about highlining was very limited and also the gear was simply not optimized back then. But a lot has changed and we decided to […]

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How to rig a highline

Disclaimer – You highline at your own risk One thing first: Highlining is a potentially dangerous sport. Accidents don’t happen too often, but if a mistake is made when setting up the highline, it can be fatal in the worst case. The tips you will find here on how to rig a highline are not […]

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Breaking Strength of Figure-8 Knots in Slackline Webbings

Figure-8 knots are sometimes being used as backup knots in highline rigs. Basically every highliner knows how to tie a figure-8 and therefore the probability of human flaw is minimized. Additionally, it is easy to adjust in length and therefore the backup can be tied in exactly the right length needed. But is the knot […]

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Slackline Tips & Tutorials for Beginners

Slackline tips & Tutorials for static tricks This chapter of Slacktivity’s slackline tips and tutorials is dedicated to beginners with absolutely no experience but also to slackliners who want to learn some static tricks or gain better understanding about balance.  We recommend to use a slackline with a width of 25-40mm. Wider slacklines are actually more […]

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