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Any self-guided program requires discipline, so it’s important to set goals to keep yourself on course. Whether it’s practicing an exercise for a certain amount of time each day, or challenging yourself to master a combination by a set date, having something to aim for will keep you motivated. Make sure that your goals are challenging but achievable, and be sure to write them down and review them often.
Practice in a safe environment with adequate space.
First and foremost, make sure you have enough room to get moving. It’s hard to focus on technique when you’re worried about kicking your furniture or younger siblings! While a dance floor is ideal, your living room carpet should suffice for most courses. Also, having a full-length mirror nearby will allow you to fine-tune your body placement.
Be sure your muscles are warm.
A lot of these courses dive right into learning and practicing skills. So, prior to starting your practice, take the time...