Mental Training (Michael Gustorff)

Module code
M-JP-MTG
Curricular domain
Profile, extension and depth: Community
Credits
1
Group size
6
Number of course weeks
1
Class duration
2 three-hour sessions
Total contact hours
6 hours
Study load
22 hours

Form / content / level

Prerequisites
Admitted to second year of Bachelor phase.
Competencies
C4 (click here for an explanation).
Aims
Learning to solve problems related to practicing, studying and performing.
Relation to other modules
related to the main subject and band modules.
Content
The following subjects are discussed:
Mental preparation for practicing/studying;
Problems with getting started;
Using exercise plans to your advantage;
Concentration - focus;
Effective practice;
Practicing creativity;
Dealing with a lot of/too much information;
Stage fright;
Time management;
Developing your vision, musical and otherwise;
Studying “professionally”;
Dealing with doubt;
Anything else from the group members.
Mode(s) of instruction
Group class.
Material
‘Practising without Problems - Mental Training for musicians’ by Michael Gustorff;
‘Creativity & Everyday Life’ by Michael Gustorff;
‘Effortless Mastery’ by Kenny Werner.
Student activity
n/a

Examination and assessment

Mode(s) of assessment
Assessment by the instructor at the end of the spring semester.
Criteria
Students should have mastered the elements described under Contents.
Pass requirements
The student has completed this module if he is awarded a minimum grade of 5.5 at the end of the second semester.
Examination procedure
Students are assessed at the end of the spring semester. The end-of-semester assessments comprise evaluations of students' performance during the lesson.
Resit options
See the Education and Assessment Plan.

Module summary

Learning to solve problems related to practicing,studying and performing.