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Kpop Idol Schedule | Extremely Hard To Follow

Jason Park
Published by: Jason Park
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Here is the Kpop Idol Schedule of the average trainee!

Now that you’ve come to this article, you are probably interested in the daily Kpop schedule, idols have to follow every day. Well, it’s not as hard as you might think it is. It’s actually pretty easy.

However, you should be confident that you’re going to stick to it for at least 3 to 4 weeks before giving up.

In the past, I have tried this schedule myself, and it’s been a great experience ever since. Still, to this day, I’m following this routine, and I will continue to follow this routine for at least a couple years further.

It has dramatically changed my life, and it will be the same for you as long as you are really desperate to follow the kpop idol schedule.

Generally speaking, the kpop idol schedule goes as follows:

4:00 AMBreakfast
4:30 AMStretching
5:00 AMDance Practice
9:00 AMBreak
9:30 AMVocal Practice
1:00 PMLunch
5:00 PMDance Practice
6:00 PMDiner
7:00 PMFree time (studying, workout, shower)
10:00 PMSleep

This might not be the perfect schedule for an idol trainee, but it’s similar to this. As you can see, it’s not easy for them to stay train like this for up to 10 years.

Imagine going through this for a week, you’ll feel burned out, and that’s’ why you should always respect the work ethic of idols.

How Many Hours Do Kpop Idols Practice?

How Many Hours Do Kpop Idols Practice?

There are many things idols do, like dance, vocal, and social practice. Those are all things to take into consideration. If you split these 3 main things up into the number of hours they practice, it’s probably a minimum of 3 hours each.

  • Dance practice (3 hours)
  • Vocal practice (3 hours)
    • The vocal practice is something they have to do every day to improve their singing skills. It’s a given that they have to do this since they are idols. However, for some idols, it takes way longer than others to learn this because of tone-deafness.
  • Social Skills (2 hours)
    • Social skills will become very handy when the idols actually debut. Once they’ve debuted, they will go on tv shows, youtube videos, and radio interviews. Where social skills will be very important for them.

As you can see, kpop idols practice for many hours each day to improve their skills. That’s why they are so admired by their fans. It’s not easy becoming a kpop idol, it takes thousands of hours, and you have to be somewhat talented.

How Often Do Kpop Idols Shower

Most idols shower every day. Generally speaking, they workout and dance practice every day, where they will sweat a lot.

So it’s only hygienic to shower every day. It is very important to use the right body wash, lotion, and other products to keep the skin moisturized.

There are many good routines out there to keep the skin moisturize and milky white. It might take some time before finding the right routine for you, but once you’ve found the right products, you’re pretty much set for life.

How Often Do Idols See Their Family?

How Often Do Idols See Their Family?

This really depends on where the family lives. If you’re family lives close you can see them every day or if you live with them. However, most idols only see their family once a week because of the busy schedule they have to follow.

As for idols that come from overseas only see their family once a year, which isn’t a lot if you compare it to the others.

However, keep in mind that the idols that came from overseas came with a reason; they wanted to follow their dream and knew it had many sacrifices.

Once idols make have a good income, they can buy their family home. As you’ve noticed, idols have it extremely hard and are very dedicated to finally making a debut. This is the main reason why fans always admire their idols.

How Much Sleep Does A Kpop Idol Need?

The average idol doesn’t sleep a lot. It’s known that they have a very tight schedule where they most of the time, only sleep 6 hours or less. This is very unhealthy, and you should never try this yourself.

Especially during a comeback, idols will sleep even less. The schedule will be so packed with shows, interviews, and more than some burnout.

It has happened many times. If you have multiple comebacks in a short time, the idols will even get injuries because they’re so tired.

Many big groups often have at least one or two people getting burnout. Even very popular groups like Twice, BTS, or EXO have had this problem.

Should You Follow This Schedule?

This schedule is just to give you a thought of how it actually looks to be an idol/trainee. As you can see, it’s very hard and takes a very long time before actually debuting. So, if you aren’t an idol or trainee, there’s no reason to follow this schedule at all.

If you are one of those people that’s going to follow this schedule, make sure to eat healthy food at all times and workout. This will benefit your overall health, which is extremely important to avoid burning out.

Final Thoughts

Now that you’ve come to the end of this article, I hope you’ve found the right information you were looking for. The idols have a very tight schedule and are willing to do almost anything for a debut.

If you don’t like any idols, think twice before sending hate messages because they work so hard to only make a debut. They should be admired for their work ethics and not criticized for not perfectly dancing when making a debut or comeback.

At the end of the day, idols do it because they want to earn money or just love dancing and singing.

Their fans are the ones that keep them going, and that’s what you should do too. Keep cheering for them and always be positive because you never know what they went through their training.

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    Jason Park

    Jason has been living in Seoul for over 4 years, and during that time, he has experienced many of the city's hidden stores. He loves to write about his experiences and share them with others. Jason has been quoted and referenced by different major media companies like Mashed, Distractify, ThePrint and TastingTable. In his free time, he likes to watch Korean dramas and learn more about Korean culture.

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