Whether learning from online videos or getting instruction from a private teacher in piano classes, all students who want to become piano experts need deliberate keyboard practice. This is different than just practicing hard to impress a teacher. For the best possible lessons, deliberate practice:
*Is designed specifically to improve performance. A mentor, teacher, or other professional instructor should create assignments for the student that is focused toward a goal, not just fun or nice to listen to. Because a student's learning needs change as they develop, teachers must be interactively engaged and in tune to what that particular student needs instead of just assuming the next song in the lesson book is the best assignment for the student.