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Today, we wanted to chat with you about something we all think about a lot - practice. It’s the cornerstone of our craft, the secret sauce that turns tricks into memorable moments. We did some research and compiled our favorite practice hacks, videos, products, and gifs 😉!

Our Top 8 Tips 💯

Practice isn’t just about mastering a trick; it’s about building confidence and letting your natural personality show through. Here are some tips to supercharge your practice sessions:

1. Build a Strong Foundation: Start with the basics and layer on complexity as you grow.

2. Focus on a Few Tricks: Don’t overwhelm yourself. Master a handful of tricks at a time.

3. Practice Smart: Choose tricks that challenge you but are achievable with effort.

4. Slow and Steady Wins the Race: Practice slowly and methodically, then ramp up the speed.

5. Automate Your Skills: Mastery is when you can perform a trick effortlessly.

6. Consistency is Key: Short, regular practice sessions beat sporadic marathons.

7. Enjoy the Ride: Embrace the process and savor every breakthrough.

8. Learn, Adapt, Innovate: Draw inspiration from others but let your creativity shine.

Are there any tips that you have that we didn't mention? Let us know! We would love to share them with everyone.

A Scientific Method of Practice: The Pomodoro Technique 🍅

The Pomodoro Technique is a time management method developed by Francesco Cirillo in the late 1980s. It’s named after the Italian word for “tomato” because Cirillo initially used a tomato-shaped kitchen timer as his personal timer.

Here’s how it works:

The effectiveness of the Pomodoro Technique lies in its simplicity. By breaking your work into focused intervals, you not only increase your productivity but also maintain a sense of urgency and momentum throughout your practice sessions.

Give the Pomodoro Technique a try during your next practice session, and let us know how effective it was for you.

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Practice IS perfect.

There’s no one-size-fits-all approach to practice. It’s about finding what works best for you. If you’re the type that is curious about optimal practice habits and becoming better, check out this in depth video from our friend Vinh Giang.

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