What is the best way to learn a new game?
No shock or surprise with this answer.
The best way to learn is to play.
That's not just true for games, that's true for lots of things. Almost everything in fact.
Sure you can get more detail reading, but doing is the best.
Let me ask you this. Are you going to get into a airplane with someone that actually has flown and landed an airplane or someone that has only read about it?