hsu center arts The proper strategy of balance climbing requires the following: v Eyes. As a climber, you must observe the entire route selected to climb. Use your eyes to climb the pitch. You should identify handholds and footholds, possible belay positions, alternate routes, rest spots, along with a route for down climbing or descending. You must takes place eyes continuously to find subsequent handholds and footholds, and rest positions. As well as to continue planning and revision with the route. v Body Position. As you move and climb, your system has to be in balance; that is, your weight should be centred over you. Use your hands mainly for balance, and you weight with your legs.