In a previous post, I suggested that mental toughness is just as relevant to musicians as it is to athletes. I promised to revisit the topic in subsequent weeks, so here is the first in a series of short posts which will outline some of the ways in which one can develop greater mental toughness as a musician.
When conditions are less than perfect
High-level performers can be a finicky bunch. So much of what elite athletes and musicians do requires tremendous precision and timing.