A Short Point on Deliberate Practice…

One common argument against the potential contributions of deliberate practice is: “I have been doing such and such (insert any activity) for many, many years and I am nowhere near close to anything I would consider expert-level performance.”

The short rebuttal to this is that engaging in an activity (no matter how often or for how long) is not necessarily a form of deliberate practice that will contribute towards a mastery of that activity.

Here’s a short video that I hope will make that clearer:

Happy Practicing!