Daniel Glass Podcast 001 – Understanding “Deliberate Practice”

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In this podcast, Daniel explores “deliberate practice,” and shows how a deeper understanding of this concept can help us to perform at levels we thought were reserved for “masters.”



Resources, references and links featured in the podcast.

Freddie Gruber – The Yoda of Drumming?

Kenny Werner’s “Effortless Mastery”
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“Talent is Overrated” by Geoff Colvin
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James Clear Article #1 – Learning vs. Practicing

James Clear Article #2 – How Experts Practice Better Than the Rest


Legendary basketball coach Phil Jackson based his “Triangle Offense” on this 1962 book by Fred “Tex” Winter. Read an excellent NY Times piece about Jackson, Winter and the history of the triangle offense HERE.

The 1966 film “The Universal Mind of Bill Evans,” introduced by Steve Allen.

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4 thoughts on “Daniel Glass Podcast 001 – Understanding “Deliberate Practice”

  1. Todd Yarbrough says:

    Very inspiring! Thanks for the book recommendations, as well as the links. Great stuff!

  2. George Edwards says:

    Excellent, Daniel, Yes yes yes !!! I studied Bill Evans “Universal Mind” years ago, but just recently found a version with Japanese subtitles, Hopefully I can share this with some of my more serious students. Anyway, Bravo on this superb podcast! Keep em comming !!!

  3. Uka says:

    Great, excellent and masterful speaking by Daniel. Very inspiring and thoughtful, I did understand the theory behind the concept but it is actually very hard to put into action. What I mean is: it will probably need a guidance from Daniel through the Deliberate practice thing.
    But very well done Daniel! Keep it up!

  4. Daniel Glass says:

    Thanks all for the comments! If you want to support the Daniel Glass Podcast, please be sure to SUBSCRIBE, rate and review these episodes in iTunes. Thanks!

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