We all know that in order to improve at something, we need to work on it. As the old saying goes, “Practice makes perfect.”
When I think beyond that simple three word phrase, what does practicing truly mean? Does the average person truly understand the amount of work that is involved? Does the average person understand the amount of time involved to improve at the activity they are working at?
There are many resources that try to explain the physical and emotional aspects that are involved in the world of practicing music. In the vast research that I regularly undertake, this is the first instance in which I have found any information that focuses on mental readiness in relation to music preparation.
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