When you sign up to The Crystal System Blog you get 3 valuable reports
- 5 Dressage Tips that could Revolutionise your Riding
- 10 MUST DO Dressage Test Tips that will Take your scores to GOOD or better
- 99 Questions to help you self-assess your Training Progress – (catchy title – does what it says on the tin!)
Report No. 3 is the ultimate, ridiculously long, ‘quick check’ guide and is essentially a whole heap of quick fire questions designed to help you self-assess your training progression. Most riders print the report and put them it in their tack room, so that after riding they can pick it up and use it as a reference guide.
I thought it might be useful to delve a little deeper into each question so I am starting a new series of blogs to give you a little more information about each question and how it might help your riding goals.
Self-Assessment Question #1 : Are you relaxed?
Are there any muscle groups subconsciously tense? – gripping thigh, tension through shoulders, tense fingers, rigid jaw-line, rock hard arms, solid back? All of the above? Continue reading Q#1 Are You Relaxed?