Wearing an over/side check

How do you get a horse to bounce off a check (side or over)? Is it the way it’s attached to the surcingle or how the bit feels in their mouth? Or do you let the check be slightly loose and when the horse lowers it’s head it comes off the check and/or you have timed a bump in the mouth so it learns not to lean on the check?
I have heard attaching the check to a small chain then the check ring so that it moves more. Is this something that really works? What are other ways to get the horse to wear a check?

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