It’s not about how much you practice, as much it is how you practice. Angela Duckworth explains the importance of what’s called deliberate practice. A form of deep practice that is quality, efficient, and mindful.
Let’s say you’re on a great team, you have a quality coach, and you play for a quality program. What’s the next step to getting your talents to the next level?
Know the science of what you wish to master and follow these 4 steps to get the most out of deliberate practice:
- Clearly define your goal
- Full concentration and effort 100% of the time!
- Immediate and informative feedback. This can be self-informed. Use video to your advantage.
- Reps. Reps. Reps. with reflection and refinement