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3 Overlooked Things to Consider when Choosing a Guitar Teacher

Lets first cover why you should have a guitar teacher. Guitar is a complex instrument. Many people try to learn on their own. Most quit very quickly. Many of those who have quit could have be great, but they just didn’t know how. It’s very easy to quit when you are by yourself in anything. [...]

By | August 14th, 2013|Articles|Comments Off on 3 Overlooked Things to Consider when Choosing a Guitar Teacher

How To Tune Your Guitar

Each string on your guitar has a letter name that it must be tuned to. They are as follows: This is a quick guide about how to tune your guitar. To start you will need a tuner. The one on this page shows the strings and as you pass over them they will ring out. Try [...]

By | August 14th, 2013|Articles|Comments Off on How To Tune Your Guitar

Where to begin: Playing Guitar for the Guitar Illiterate [Part 1]

There is a uncomfortable feeling when first attempting anything you’ve never done. Playing guitar is not an exception. It’s not the easiest instrument to learn. Especially by yourself. The best route to venture down is to find a teacher who can walk you through the process. I wrote this article, so you can feel like [...]

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How To Deal With And Overcome Your Stage Fright

You know that feeling you get when you accomplish something. This feeling can be subtle or overwhelmingly awesome. Subtle when it applies to doing dishes, you’re glad they’re done and you don’t have to worry about it anymore…. until tomorrow. The feeling becomes awesome when it’s something significant that you worked hard on like an [...]

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The Secret to Playing Like a Master

The act of practicing or performing can be a very daunting thing. Most people refer to these as "playing" guitar, but it doesn't feel like play when you're all "worked up" about it. Do you feel stressed out when you think about practicing, as if it were a chore or some kind of mountain you [...]

By | July 6th, 2013|Articles|0 Comments

2 Secret Keys to Improve Your Guitar Playing.

Intro Like any instrument it takes lots of knowledge of the instrument. To truly improve your guitar playing it will take consistent practice and time to learn to apply what you've learned and lots of patience. This is common sense, but for many guitar players, there is a feeling that they are missing some kind [...]

By | July 6th, 2013|Articles|0 Comments

4 Reasons why you are not growing as a guitarist.

I've met many people who play guitar. Most are mediocre at best and are not growing as a guitarist. I don't say this to knock them and feel better about myself. When I hear great guitarists I am challenged and inspired. This is an attitude that takes time to develop, because it's natural to compare [...]

By | July 6th, 2013|Articles|0 Comments

Why and how to use a metronome

A metronome is a very useful tool to help you improve on guitar. It is a time keeping device. You can set the tempo(how many BPM; beats per minute) and play along with it. It's like a really simple drummer. Practicing along with a metronome will instill into your playing a very strong sense of [...]

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