Discipline, detail, sweat, repetition, the study of those who came before you.
"Nowhere to run ain't got nowhere to go," Springsteen sings before launching into the "Born in the U.S.A." chorus in repetition.
Mr. K had nothing but contempt for it all, sticking to his formula of discipline, repetition, and hollering.
early 15c., "act of saying over again," from Old French repetition and directly from Latin repetitionem (nominative repetitio) "a repeating," noun of action from past participle stem of repetere "do or say again" (see repeat (v.)). Of actions, attested from 1590s.