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How to Practice Guitar for Results

Lesson ID: TB181

Is this missing from your guitar practice?

You can sit down, run over scales for a couple of hours and say that you’ve practiced guitar. And you have. But, did you really improve?

The mere fact that you practiced does not guaranty improvement. No! Aimless practice accomplishes very little. Fortunately, we have some science on our side to show us the way.

In his book Peak, Dr. K Anders Ericsson demonstrates how deliberate practice – practice that is focused, structured and contains a built-in feedback mechanism – is the surest path to improvement.

In this lesson we’ll cover key concepts of deliberate practice and how you can use this in your practice sessions to finally get the results you’re after.

You’ll learn:

  • Why goals aren’t enough
  • A deliberate approach to learning music

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