Learning how to practice is even more important than putting in long practice sessions. Practicing consistently, at least two hours per day, is important, but how we use those hours is even more important. Many of us are impatient and resist practicing slowly. Performance psychologist and Juilliard faculty member, Dr. Noa Kageyama, addresses the importance of practicing slowly.
So why don’t we do more slow practice? It’s not because we’re lazy; I think it’s just a big misunderstanding. 1. We are too concerned with the outcome, not the process. 2. We don’t practice slowly enough.
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