Repetitive by necessity, as the fundamental principle is always the use of the brain in many different ways. Addresses technique, one of the three pillars of music.

The four articles presently in this section discuss the thinking behind practice. Not so much what to practise, but how to think for successful practice. They have been written at different times, and thus while the main thrust of the articles is similar, the effective use of the brain, it is approached from different angles.