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The Bow Stops Here — Focus

http://www.marysmale.com/ Be careful to not use the perfect practice concept as an excuse to do nothing out of fear of doing it wrong.  Even if only one thing was learned at the lesson practice that one thing perfectly by staying in focus and in the moment.  You may have to use the forced focus technique

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Achieve Energized, Anxiety-Controlled Perfection in Any of Life’s Performances

www.marysmale.com The Charl Ann Gastineau’s Stop Bow Method, developed for violin students, can be applied to any discipline or endeavor in Life that requires the honing of a skill and/or the reduction of anxiety in performing the endeavor. Mary Smale’s book, The Bow Stops Here, will show you the Gastineau Method and how to apply

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On Purpose Performance

Using the Stop Bow Method, practices will ultimately yield performances that are on purpose instead of accidental.

Perfect Practice

Practice does not make perfect unless the practice was perfect — every aspect of it.  

Achieve Energized, Anxiety-Controlled Perfection in Any of Life’s Performances

The Charl Ann Gastineau’s Stop Bow Method, developed for violin students, can be applied to any discipline or endeavor in Life that requires the honing of a skill and/or the reduction of anxiety in performing the endeavor. Mary Smale’s book, The Bow Stops Here, will show you the Gastineau Method and how to apply it

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