Practice Essentials

Jonny May
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In this course, we cover the top questions our student ask about practicing piano – topics like hand coordination, memorization, how to structure your practice routine, etc. For each topic, we’ll discuss mindset, useful exercises, and simple tips & tricks to help you practice effectively.

We’ll be adding new lessons to this course each month, so stay tuned!

Course Objectives

The objective of this course is to learn and improve your skills!

Learning Focus
  • Practice Tips

Course Lessons

Practice Essentials – How to Practice

Learn the essential tools for effective practice.

Practice Essentials – Memory

Learn the essential tools to improve at memorizing music.

Practice Essentials – How to Coordinate the Hands

Learn the essential tools for hand coordination.

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