It’s a useful part of learning.
But it may slowing your rate of improvement.
When attempting to walk for the first time we always fall onto our backsides. And yet each time we learn something new about the skills required. We learn what worked and what didn’t.
Whatever your goal is, it is important to engage in meaningful practise. In Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell talks about the principles of deliberate practise.
It’s no good doing something over and over if you are doing the wrong thing, or not reflecting on your practise sessions from time to time. (more…)