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The first meters
First Step to get up and find the balance.
The next step is to ride forward. With one hand, hold on to the handrail or to your friend and try to move forward carefully. If you feel you can do it try to do it for a little while without holding on. Now you are only 3-4 hours away from free riding. Another important hint: if you feel close to tipping over, dont worry about the bike it is used to crashes, (it doesn't cry) but what about you?
Suddenly you will ride for 1 meter - then 2 meter... and then you will not understand why the first step seemed so difficult.
Congratulations! Give up training secretly and ride in the public. If people see you, they will think you to be very gifted and clever. Most important: always keep cool. If you should crash, stay relaxed and try to find a tree or a lamp post or something similar, where you can hold on and sit up again.
I feel I can fly!
Keep on exercising in this manner for a few days. By doing so, you will get to know the various ways your bike reacts. Make sure that your body is always in an upright position. Your riding will never be very smooth or round, but do not care, this is typical for a unicycle rider. While riding you will notice that moving your hips or the upper part of your body causes the bike to change its direction - you get the feeling that you can steer the bike. If you are close to falling forwards, pedal a little bit faster and the bike will come back and bring you in an upright position again.
Next taining unit will be to start cycling without holding on to something or someone. The pedal should be in the position 4 o'clock. Try to find something that prevents your wheel from rolling forwards immediately. Get yourself in an upright position. Now you can try to mount your bike without assistance. Out of ten attempts, there will be one successfull one in the beginning. After having practiced this about a thousand times, you will feel like beeing able to fly.