Deliberate Practice to deliberately become good or great
So you want to be good at table tennis? Then learn about Deliberate Practice. Not everyone can put in 10,000 hours and be great, but if you apply the other seven principles in whatever practice time you have (make time), you can really improve. And the hours do add up. Below are the eight main principles; the article elaborates on them. Why not print out the article's eight main points with short explanations (they'll fit on one page), and put it on your wall where you can see them regularly?
- Deliberate practice is highly demanding mentally, requiring high levels of focus and concentration.
- It is designed specifically to improve performance—to strengthen it beyond its current levels.
- It must continue for long of periods of time.
- It must be repeated.
- It requires continuous feedback on results.
- Pre-performance preparation is essential.
- It involves self-observation and self-reﬂection.
- It involves careful reﬂection on performance after practice sessions are completed.
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