It took practice to keep the mind open to new possibilities.
It takes practice to get the hang of the thing.
The coach gave him a football to take home and practice with.
This change in approach takes practice but can be achieved.
It can be done but takes much practice and possibly years of training.
It took experience and practice to judge an approach, particularly in the dark.
And then he took practice like it was a game, or a war.
"It takes time and practice to know what is good."
Takes practice to learn how to lie about something like that.
This process takes time and practice, but, like any learned art form, can become second nature to the artist.