intonation secret

A Secret Trick That Will Improve Your Intonation by 212%

Want to improve your intonation by 212% in the next week? Use this simple, but little-known trick to eliminate mistakes in even the most difficult passages.


A Classic Test of Focus That Most Will Fail in the First 10 Seconds

One of the first things I typically do on an airplane is look for the SkyMall catalog. I've never actually purchased anything from the catalog, but it's always fun to see what new cool overpriced and unnecessary (but still tempting) items might be out there. Sometimes I'll even rip out a page and take it with me. After all, you never know when you might need a $120 portable reclining laptop desk, right? This is probably how most people browse through catalogs. However, I once met a person who…


4 handy tips for brainwashing yourself

4 Handy Dandy Tips for Brainwashing Yourself

Jesse Jackson once said “If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it, I know I can achieve it.” Though I'm not sure how I feel about the Dr. Seuss-like rhyming scheme, I like this quote, and it’s consistent with both sport psychology research and what other highly accomplished individuals have said themselves (e.g. “If you can dream it, you can do it” ~Walt Disney). ‘Tis all very nice of course, but many of us run into a brick wall which prevents us from getting to the pot of gold…


Why is 3:59.4 Such a Significant Number?

Have you ever wondered what you are capable of? What the upper limit of your potential actually is? How talented you might actually be? Here’s how to find out.