Dwight sez: “Here’s some more earthly wisdom that might help the student’s approach to working on the old mountain music. I was held back on the fiddle for 32 years because I cared too much. Tried to control it and the music. Impossible.”
“When an archer is shooting for nothing, he has all his skill.
If he shoots for a brass buckle, he is already nervous.
If he shoots for a prize of gold, he goes blind or sees two targets — He is out of his mind!
His skill has not changed. But the prize divides him.
He cares. He thinks more of winning than of shooting–
And the need to win drains him of power.” -Chuang Tzu
Dwight sez: ”As long as you are thinking about smoothness and accuracy you’ll just work against yourself. “