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Summary and References

Last updated: 29 February 2024

Key action points

Here are the key actions points for teaching healthy practice:

  • Warm up and cool down with your student at each lesson
  • Introduce new pieces with enough time for your student to build up to the demands without injuring themselves
  • Encourage healthy eating and keeping hydrated
  • Encourage students to plan regular breaks and time for physical and relaxation exercise as part of their practice as a musician
  • Teach mental practice
  • Encourage them to seek healthcare support if needed

References and resources