Ever get to the situation that the amount of material to be practised is greater than the time you have? And so, you end up practising a little bit of everything but never enough of the one thing? If so, how do you get around this? Is it better to have one element - say practising string crossing - for a week then alternate with say thumb position playing for another and then going back to string crossing? Or does it make more sense to practice one in one day and then the next - eg breaking down to manageable chunks? Goal - to play as best I can Teacher - none at present Books - Simandl, Nanny, Vance, Rabbath 1 Time available to practice - 1 hour or so / day Grateful for any advice - You bet!