|Practicing Chabako with Matsumoto Sensei (seated)|
Did Segovia practice? Did he learn something each time he picked up the guitar?
In my experience with chado, as well as with the guitar, piano, getting out of bed in the morning, going to bed at night it's different every time.
It almost doesn't matter if there is yet another temae (procedure) to learn. From the onset, we learn "ichi go. ichi e." this one experience. this one time.
Matsumoto Sensei reminds us often of one of the maxims of Sen no Rikyu (our tea ancestor from the 16th century):