Perfecting The Basics
The Principles Of Training • 22m
In any sport or discipline, whether horse related or not, people at high levels of the sport know the importance of perfecting the basics. This is what the Donkey Kong principle is all about. When you perfect the basics, the hard stuff, the stuff that comes later on, is EASY! Starting over from the very beginning is not a bad thing, it is essential to success.
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