If you're just starting to learn how to play the piano, it's essential to establish a regular practice routine. Effective practice habits can help you progress faster and achieve your musical goals. Here are some tips for beginners to make the most of their piano practice sessions:
1. Set specific goals for each practice session
2. Warm-up with finger exercises and scales
3. Practice playing both hands separately and then together
4. Take breaks to avoid fatigue and maintain focus
5. Record yourself playing to track your progress
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