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Low on Motivation? The Power of Tiny Habits

A Tough Place to be It can strike without warning or creep up slowly over time- this feeling of being in a lull with our instrument pursuits: burnt out, joyless,

Efficient Practice Hacks: Sleep!

Learn in Your Sleep or: Put Your Bass Under Your Pillow for Maximum Practice Effect. Wait, what? In this article I talk about the magic window of learning we get

Learning Channels: My 5 for Bass and How to Use Them

  17.07.2017   Ari   Practicing & Habits   4 Comments

Learning Channels Ever played a piece over and over and it still failed to “stick”? No matter how often you repeat it, when you return back to it it feels

Efficient Practice Hacks – How to Take Breaks

It’s a no-brainer, you practice, then you take a break, right? True, but, even that process of taking breaks can be improved upon and hence make your practice session significantly

Efficient Practice Hacks – Creating Feedback Loops

I recently wrote on Feedback Loops, and I got a few questions on it. So I wanted to go a bit deeper on the topic, particularly, by giving you examples

Practicing and Motivational Tip: Make it Emotional!

If you want to remember something, make it emotional Very often we can vividly recall times/moments of our lives that were very dramatic; or loaded with emotional (good or bad)

Getting to Know You, my Reader

Dear Reader, With my blog videos, the book and TrueFire course coming out, I have made a lot of changes to my teaching in the last couple of months. For

One-Finger-Per-Fret in the Lower Register (TT#7)

Lower Register Fitness: one-finger-per-fret Tips for Getting Your Fingers in Place Some bassists have a bit of a hard time getting the one-finger-per-fret position going in the lower register of the

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