You'll have the beards start about two feet away from you.
You kind of hold the end of the string with your fingers, and you put your thumb up to your nose.
And so, what you're trying to do here is you're trying to look right at the beads and what you should see with the beads — I'm going to spread them out a little bit more.
I'll give you this, so you can kind of see it yourself.
So, if you're looking at the green bead, how many strings do you see going into the green bead?
There's two strings.
How many are leaving when looking at the green bead? Two.
How many yellow beads do you see?
Good. How many red beads? Two.
What you just experienced there is called physiological diplopia.
That's what you should be seeing.
So whenever you're looking at the green bead, that's your specific target. Everything that's in this area will be single but everything that's outside of it will be double.
What you can do over time is you can switch between looking at the green bead, then the yellow bead, then red bead etc.
You kind of see how the strings kind of cross as you move out and then these beads start to double. So what will happen over time is you can jump from bead to bead.
You can even do what we call "bug on a string."
When you imagine the bead moving. You kind of take that x and you move it along.
Then you can move it back.
The ultimate goal is you want to get these strings or these beads to be about two inches from you. So you're really crossing & really looking at this bead, and then you're looking at this one and this one and so on.
Your eyes will be able to jump and move and cross all on their own, so when you move them up, you just do that when you're able to keep them single.
And when that cross that we're talking about, because you see the two going in and the two leaving, this should be one eventually when you treat your eyes.
This will be one thing here and then two coming out of here, and two there, and so that cross that the two strings going in and the two strings leaving those should always be directly on the bead.
If they're in front of the bead you want to make sure you're moving them out, and if they're behind the bead you want to make sure you move it in so that they're crossing right at the bead every time.