The number 1 culprit for wasted practice time is the dreaded Illusion of Competence: I think I’m doing it right, but Im not!
You’ve updated your Psychology and SIGH-chology and are now ready and excited to begin applying you new knowledge. To get BETTER RESULTS, FASTER, be sure to be working on the drills and exercises correctly.
Given the amount of different moving parts, the ability to self-diagnose can be limited. Awareness of the developing bad habit is essential for fast improvement.
An example of this can be seen in a golfers swing. The swing feels correct and comfortable to the golfer, but the ball is going everywhere except down the middle of fairway. The errors are obvious to an observer such as a personal coach, but the player is oblivious to the (dumb) errors. #dumb-errors-vs-smart-errors
The coach or trained observer can easily diagnose and remedy the problem.
There can be a conscious and/or subsconsicious resistance to the required changes due to the feeling of the updated action; the feeling of strangeness.
This new sensation is important for your ongoing development and thankfully, the stranger the feeling, the easier to learn.
Regular repetition of correct PROCESSES will quickly have you advancing up the playing ladder.
Going it alone is acceptable when the fundamentals and foundation of your technique are refined and second nature, however most if not all high-level professionals are constantly getting tune-ups from personal coaches.
New neural pathways (habits) are created and strengthened with consistant practice and error detection.
Instead of practising in the incorrect way, allow Greg and the WindWorks community help detect your errors. You will reach your goals faster by asking questions and sharing experiences,
Professional sports people to CEO’s of businesses receive constant training and updates in their skillset.
Playing a musical instrument is a very skilled refined artform that has a lot of moving parts, psychology and process to navigate.
A Professional coach/teacher and an educated community will definitely take you up the ladder of personal success faster than just going it alone without direction, structure or a clear understanding of what you are doing incorrectly.