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Saturday, June 22, 2013
Why we should keep practicing
This is a great and timely article about the benefits of practice. Here's the key message:
“The message from this study is that in order to perform with less effort, keep on practicing, even after it seems as if the task has been learned,” said Ahmed. “We have shown there is an advantage to continued practice beyond any visible changes in performance.”
To see concrete evidence of how practice has been so beneficial to Ray Allen, watch the You Tube clip below of Allen's under pressure, and effectively series winning, three point shot from the NBA finals earlier in the week: