I just swung the bat and tried to hit the ball. That's enough.
To increase focus and decrease demotivation, limit practice sessions to 1 hour. Nov 03, Paul, rated it it was ok K.
After Peak comes back down the mountain, he flies home after saying goodbye to Josh. Without such a goal, there is no way to judge whether the practice session has been a success. There is also some cool material about improving mental representations.
To overcome inevitable plateaus in your training, Ericsson suggests: Pushing yourself way outside your comfort zone and seeing what breaks first — this will help force your bottlenecks to the surface for you to identify and work on; and Not just trying harder, but trying differently — if you do what you always did, you may get what you always got; come at barriers from different directions for a fresh perspective.
He never really defines deliberate practice. There, in music, in chess, in hockey, and in baseball, he finds that a strong correlation between deliberate practice and expertise.
Josh and Peak fly to Bangkok, Thailand. Of course, finding the right teacher is half-chance.
This is the big deal: "And this, more than anything else, is the lesson that people should take away from all these stories and all this research: There is no reason not to follow your dream.