How do I count the flying change if I have to do say 5 flying changes across the diagonal every fourth or third stride.
I am so busy thinking about my timing, balance and straightness, that I cannot remember how many I have left to do.
I have also got into a very bad habit of counting 1, 2, change for every three and 1, 2, 3, change for every four, for the FEI Prix ST.George test I have got away with just remembering to do two before X, one at X and the last two before end.
Let's say you're doing four-time changes. The most commonly used method for counting the changes is:
For the first change: one-two-three-FOUR
Second change: two-two-three-FOUR
Third change: three-two-three-FOUR
Forth change: four-two-three-FOUR
Fifth change: five-two-three-FOUR
Three time changes:
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