We’ve all heard the saying, “It’s just like riding a bike.” It’s a cliché for a reason.
It points to a fundamental aspect of how we learn and to the amazing brain trick known as muscle memory.
When we do something based on muscle memory, like dribble a basketball or type without looking at the keyboard, we don’t mull over each movement or decision – we operate unconsciously, instinctively.
The same can happen as we build music skills, allowing us to advance from one technique to the next without having to stop and think about what we’re doing.
Learn 3 habits that will build muscle memory most efficiently and fast-track your technique with ease.