Deliberate Practice - Mastery


Main Note: Deliberate Practice

Lessons from practice under a master teacher ๐Ÿ”—

  • Great coaches are, themselves, experts in the exact thing theyโ€™re teaching
  • Immediate feedback, noting both improvements and mistakes.
  • Plain language instead of jargon, to allow a more intuitive understanding of the topic.
  • Actively engage on the response to the feedback to ensure understanding.

What is a master? ๐Ÿ”—

Masters have a good mental model of their domain. They have learned to automatically notice the important details, such as soccer players mapping out the positions of players on a field when watching a game without explicitly thinking about it.

Representations ๐Ÿ”—

These are the facts, images, and patterns that allow a master to quickly assess and respond to a situation. They allow him to quickly process large amounts of information without the limitations of short term memory.

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