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Hugo Paris
May 19
I was recently asked how I went from silver to gold in a few days. I did not expect it to go as fast either, and thought i'd share how I went about it hoping it will help others.

The short answer is that:
- I just kept playing each game of my workout, trying to go as far as I could until I am stuck on a level.
- Consistency, There's no way to cram so I make sure to engage with it every day.

Interval Barks and Departurer are the games that I have grown the most in so far, and I am definitely this growth sip into other games.

But really, I think this is more a testimony of how well SoundGym's educational content is laid out to create growth, than any particular skillset on my end.

Leaning keyboard shortcuts was very helpful on notationist (A-S-D-F-G-H-J-K for everything major/perfect and the row above for the rest).

Taking notes was/is very helpful particularly with Scale Spy and Route VI. I write everything from ways to relate/memorize scale composition to songs that scale progressions remind me of. it's nice to be able to read it outside of the gym. The Interval Memorizer SoundGym tool is very helpful to tie songs to intervals.

Hope this helps, happy training!
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great tips
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Hugo Paris
May 19
Happy to help @Nicholas Peshman
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Any tips on how to get quickly from gold to diamond? 😅
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Hugo Paris
May 20
@Amar Sadikovic I am hoping to keep doing it this way. Maybe you can share if something comes up too? :-)
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Would you be able to share a snippet of the notes you took?
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DAVID ROA
May 20
Thanks, Hugo! It is important to notice that, anyway, you have to be good enough to progress in some games in order to achieve the score that makes you go from one badge to the other!!! So, your quick pass-through silver badge is, still, a great achievement!
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Yeah, I got to Gold in about 50 workouts by making sure I passed at least one level in all three free games every day.

Now getting to Diamond, that is another story.

What is the TPI for that again?
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DAVID ROA
May 20
5 M
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Hugo Paris
May 20
@Chrishelle Reece let me see what I can do.
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Hugo Paris
May 20
@Anthony Andrulonis well done. That's a great strategy.

So Diamond is like David said, 5M TPI The gap seems larger but points build up faster as you go up levels too. Are you able to sustain your strategy moving into higher levels?
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Hugo Paris
May 20
@DAVID ROA thank you, that's very kind. I hope this approach works for you too. I look forward to seeing your gold badge notification!
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@Hugo Paris definitely getting more difficult to pass a level every day in all three games.

Chordelius is the one that usually gets me. Some days with the stand alone chords, I feel like I am just flat out guessing :)

I do find though that it's amazing how much repetition helps, AUG and DIM chords used to give me fits, but now next to all the 7th and 6th chords they are a breeze.
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Hugo Paris
May 22
@Chrishelle Reece here are some of my notes. I wonder if anyone would like to share theirs. Hope it helps
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DAVID ROA
May 22
I got my golden award 10 days after the silver one following @Hugo Paris advice. It works.
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Hugo Paris
May 22
So glad to read that @DAVID ROA - now let's go to diamond!!