Practice Tip Tuesday

  • Bring Focus and Creativity to your Practice

    By Hans Jørgen Jensen    There is nothing that can help you focus better than having a strong desire to accomplish a specific goal. If you are st...
  • Effective Use of Time When Practicing

    By Hans Jørgen Jensen  Parkinson’s Law, which states that “work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion,” [1] was first coin...
  • An Effective Way to Train the Mind’s Ear

    By Hans Jørgen Jensen Why do we need to understand theories about intonation? People often ask me why, as musicians, do we need to know and unders...
  • The Secret Behind Focused Practicing

     By Hans Jørgen Jensen   Dopamine neurons and synapse.   Have you experienced this when practicing? Your practice session is going well, and you...
  • Improve Faster with Feedback

     By Hans Jørgen Jensen   The importance of feedback We all know that feedback plays a crucial role in learning to play a musical instrument. Wit...
  • Developing Cognitive Flexibility for Success in the Music World and Beyond

     By Hans Jørgen Jensen   One thing that we can be sure of is the fact that nothing stays the same. Change is the default state of nature and ...
  • Supercharge your Practice Using the Pareto Principle

    By Hans Jørgen Jensen   Understanding and using the Pareto Principle will take your practicing to higher levels of enjoyment and effectiveness! ...
  • The Ideas Behind PracticeMind: The Complete Practice Model

    By Hans Jørgen Jensen You’ve likely heard the phrase “practice makes perfect.” While this statement does not tell the whole story, performance abi...