Now that you've learned about the nuts and bolts of bass playing, it's time to learn some general tips. To play the bass — or any instrument — you need to develop a daily practice regimen. This chapter will give you some tips designed to keep you organized, productive, and focused. Learning the bass requires both discipline and motivation. It is not enough to just jam each day. Instead, you need to set goals and meet them. This chapter will show you how to commit to a practice routine and stay structured day to day.