“When we practice something, we are involved in the deliberate repetition of a process with the intention of reaching a specific goal. The words deliberate and intention are key here because they define the difference between actively practicing something and passively learning it.”
—Thomas Sterner, The Practicing Mind
If you goal is to do a handstand you can read books and watch videos to see how to learn to do a handstand, but until you put your hands on the floor and practice doing one you won't be able to do one.
Passive learning creates knowledge. Active practice creates skill.
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