Vcommer Kate Little recently blogged about stories that Suzuki would ask students to complete 10,000 bow cycles in a week. She estimates that this would take about 40 minutes a day.
Until now I've been using Prof Sassmannshaus's idea of Virtuous Moments - focusing on a technique for around 3 minutes at a time. Intuitively I feel that this is the most time-efficient way to train the nervous system.
But perhaps I'm thinking too narrowly. Is it possible to achieve breakthroughs by focusing intensively on a single exercise for a few days or weeks?
I can think of more fun ways to practice, so it would have to produce results to be worth it!
If you've tried this "binge" approach, perhaps you could share your experience?
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