New York Yankees superstar, Aaron Judge, had this to say about one of his two vital, run-saving throws from right field in a recent Yankees win: “I’ve probably made that play a thousand times pregame. It’s just like practice. Keep a routine, keep it simple, don’t overthink it. The biggest thing is just make sure you catch the ball cleanly and keep an accurate throw. That’s the biggest thing. Just replaying what I did in practice. That’s all.”
Musicians and other athletes, this is why we practice. Technique is thus brought onto the playing field/stage.