How to make your practice more effective

So what can you do to get more from your practice? There are several practical strategies to maximise your practice without needing to spend 9 hours in an isolation booth with Slonimsky’s Thesaurus of Scales and Melodic Patterns. The most important strategies are:

Simplicity is the key

The KISS principle (Keep It Simple Stupid) is well known among engineers and software developers. It strikes a chord because there is a natural human tendency to overcomplicate, even when the most effective or aesthetically pleasing solution is more straightforward.