How To Be Your Own Teacher (Jens Larsen)

Do you record yourself? How do you use it? Why don’t you do that?

0:00 – Intro – How Lessons really work
0:36 – How To Teach Yourself
0:53 – The Only Approach to Know how you sound
1:22 – Why Should You Record Yourself
2:00 – The main reason this works better
2:48 – How To Record Yourself
3:36 – Using Video – A Phone and A Coffee Mug
4:05 – More Metronome than Backing track?
4:52 – I HATE listening to my own playing. (The Confidence problem)
5:16 – Just Get Started! – Notice Negative and Positive Things
5:52 – Strategies for using recordings
6:39 – The Gap Between how it feels and how it actually sounds
7:14 – 3 things You Need to Do
7:31 – #1 – Distraction
8:14 – #2 – How Do You Want it to sound
9:12 – #3 – Measure over a longer period
10:01 – How Do You Use Recordings of your playing in your practice?