100 percent accuracy in pedal playing doesn't exist. Every organist hits the wrong pedal note once in a while.
It's the perfectionist in our mind that wants to show off in front of others. "What will they think of me?"
Healthy striving on the other hand is completely different thing. "How can I get better from where I was yesterday?
The challenge and the opportunity then is to dismiss those thoughts and focus on your purpose.
By all means, try to improve yourself. A little bit each day. But don't blame yourself for making mistakes. Don't think of yourself as a loser.
A loser is the one who doesn't care.
Hopefully it's not you.
Ausra's Harmony Exercise:
Chord Progression in F Major: I-V65-I-ii9-I64-V-V7/6-I
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Don't have an organ at home?
Download paper manuals and pedals, print them out, cut the white spaces, tape the sheets together and you'll be ready to practice anywhere where is a desk and floor. Make sure you have a higher chair.