Productive Practice Sessions by Gohar Vardanyan


A nice little article about productive practice by Gohar Vardanyan via the Mel Bay site. Here’s an excerpt:

One of the questions asked most frequently when talking about practicing is “how much do you practice?” I have heard answers that range from 1 hour to 8 hours, to 10 hours a day. My own personal average for daily practice is 4 hours. After 4 hours, I feel that my concentration is no longer there. If I’m sitting with my guitar beyond the 4 hours, I’m just moving fingers and not retaining what I sat down to accomplish. If you practice correctly, actively, and in an organized fashion, you can accomplish the same amount in a shorter time span. You will also spare your hands and body from future injuries.

READ THE FULL ARTICLE via Mel Bay Blog » Blog Archive » Productive Practice Sessions.


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