physiological fact that the brain cannotabsorb musical information in detail whenplaying fast. It is therefore essential to workslowly and carefully at all times. Never try toforce speed, as such attempts are harmfulboth to the memory and to acquiringvelocity.6.
Don't allow yourself the 'luxury' of mistakes.
Mistakes cost far too much timeto repair and only create uncertainty,whereas your practice ought to buildsecurity. Remember, your performance is adirect result of how you practice, andefficient piano practice means playingcorrectly. If you start making mistakes, itmeans either that you're going too fast tolearn the music or that your brain is tired. If that's the case, it's best to take a break anddo something -- anything -- else.7.
Practice only short passages.
The brainabsorbs musical information much morereadily when it is not overwhelmed byquantity. Each day, practice just onepassage, and practice it extremely carefullyand thoroughly. This makes for far moreefficient piano practice in the long run.8.
Schedule your practice sessions.