14. October 2017
I recently got this question in a Facebook group: "I’d love specific ideas for learning to play fast. I know how to 'work up a passage' but I'm looking for ways to in general get better at playing fast. Do I need to just continue working on the things I'm not as good at, or are there specific ways to work on speed in playing? I think its fun to play fast, but find it very difficult. I heard a ballet teacher say you have to dance fast to be able to dance fast... thoughts?" Great question....
10. October 2017
When you skip practice, there’s usually a reason. Sometimes it’s a bad reason: You didn’t plan ahead and you ran out of time. You’re good enough already and you don’t need to practice. Your video game town has just been attacked by dragons and you have the only remaining black arrow that can save the kingdom. And sometimes it’s a good reason: You are physically fatigued and don’t want to risk injury. You are seriously ill. Your actual town has just been attacked by real dragons...
01. October 2017
Do you find that your practice wanders? That despite your best intentions to focus, you often find yourself fixing mistakes as they come instead of targeting specific sections?