Motivation and Practice Habits


The Motivation and Practice Habits Course

Learn how to set up good practice habits that work, from the violin teachers who created the system that achieved 100% success in their violin institute. Build the techniques for improving violin practice and keeping motivated.

  1. Understanding Motivation (video)
  2. Working Together (video)
  3. Practice Session Part 1 (video)
  4. Practice Session Part 2 (video)
  5. How to Establish a Good Practice Habit (Powerpoint video)
  6. Building the Practice Habit (Worksheet)
  7. Motivation & Practice Habits Live (Support)


The Teachers


Allie Berger, Co-Founder of Musicians Institute Australia, researched education in Japan as part of her university degree. She has extensive teaching experience and expertise in teaching and teacher training, served for many years as the principal of a small independent school and developed the organisational structures for education and training organisations.


phi-thumbnail-sizePhianne Berger studied violin from an early age, and later with Shinichi Suzuki 1986-90, graduating from the Violin Teacher Course at the Suzuki Institute, Matsumoto, in 1990. She taught violin at Musicians Institute Australia for many years and has extensive experience with students of all levels.



JB-playing-thumbnailJohn Berger, Founder of Teach Suzuki Violin, began teaching violin in 1981. He learned music from an early age, studied at the University of Western Australia and later in Japan 1986-90 with Shinichi Suzuki, graduating from the Violin Teacher Course in 1990. After leaving Japan, he taught violin in the UK before returning to Australia to found Musicians Institute Australia.


Q: Who is this course for?
A: Teachers, Parents and Students.

Q: How much does it cost?
A: A$39

Q: Do I need a credit card to buy the course?
A: Yes, we require a credit card to process your payment. Your card will be charged A$39. We don’t accept Paypal.

Q: I’ve purchased the course, now what?
A: Be sure to check your email for the confirmation email — it might be in your Bulk or Spam folder if it’s not in your inbox. Please click the confirmation link to confirm your email, so you can log in to the course. After you confirm your email, you can return to the course area at any time. If you didn’t receive a confirmation email, please email John at Check your spam inbox, as occasionally the emails go into there. After logging in, you can access the course from the Course Dashboard.

Q: I need help!
A: Always feel free to email if you have questions or problems.


Refund Guarantee

If you’re not satisfied with the course, we’ll give you a complete refund.



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