Practicing is simply the only way to get better. I promise, much to our dismay, my students and I have all tried not practicing and it just doesn’t work. Read More>>
I wrote down these 16 right reasons as a mantra for you to learn and read through when times are a bit tough and when you need that extra push. Once in a while remind yourself why you want, why you need and why should practice. Read More>>
We all know that if you want to learn to play an instrument, you have to practice. But it’s important to know how to practice effectively. Your practice time will be twice as useful if you do it right – and that is the subject of this article.
What sets apart those who do well even though they seem to spend little time with their instruments from those who spend a lot of time and still struggle? Researchers are not sure, but one part of the puzzle seems to be quality of time spent practicing rather than quantity. Read More>>
It’s no secret that the more you practice at something, the easier it becomes and the better you get at the task. The same is true for music. That’s why we encourage you to practice everyday. We want you to get the most out of your time at Texas Amps and Axes. Here’s our Top Eight Ways You Can Excel at Practicing. Read More>>
A few years ago, a student sent me an article about world-renowned musical artists and how they felt about practicing. Every one of them said that they didn’t like to practice, but they all did it–in fact, they felt they had to practice to stay on top of their game and to keep up with or stay ahead of their competition. Read More>>
You are practicing all the time, whether you know it or not. That’s why practice is so important. Even when you’re not actively doing an activity, your brain is still absorbing and learning. Just think about those times you took a few days off from something and suddenly got better. You’re always learning, even in your downtime. So you might as well make the most of your time and practice effectively. Read More>>