Top 5 Intermediate Guitar Essentials bar chords pentatonic scale Feb 02, 2024

Being a guitar enthusiast for several decades, I've come to realize that certain key concepts bridge the gap between being a beginner and reaching an intermediate level of proficiency. In this blog post, I want to share with you the top five essential elements that have the power to elevate your...

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Becoming Your Best: Pushing Against Your Edge motivation practice Jan 31, 2024

If there is any one concept that I am constantly evaluating and endorse fully is the concept of leaning into your edge. This is what I mean by this concept. If you look at any area of your life as a continuum from, not knowing anything to being a complete master, we should always be moving in the...

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Steel Vs. Nylon String Guitars strings Jan 30, 2024

As a passionate guitarist, I've always been fascinated by the diverse range of guitars available in the market. Today, I'm excited to delve into a captivating discussion about steel string guitars versus nylon string guitars. We'll explore the similarities, differences, and some essential...

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Your First Guitar Lesson beginner Jan 26, 2024

I've been teaching the guitar for nearly four decades, providing over 10,000 one-on-one lessons. In this time, I've identified key elements that can address 99% of the challenges faced by beginner guitar players. Through this blog post, I aim to share crucial insights that will help aspiring...

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How to Find Any Chord, Any Note in Any Key Major or Minor within Seconds beginner chords Jan 23, 2024

Greetings, fellow guitar enthusiasts! Are you ever perplexed by the intricate world of guitar keys, wondering which chords should be major, minor, or diminished? Fret not (pun intended), for today I am here to unveil the secrets that will empower you to identify any chord and key—major or...

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7 Guitar Hacks All Guitarists Should Know tricks and hacks Jan 19, 2024

Introduction

In my four decades of playing and teaching guitar, I've encountered numerous techniques and strategies that have proven to be invaluable for guitarists of all skill levels. These seven powerful guitar hacks are essential tools in a guitarist's arsenal, providing a deeper...

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Top 5 Things Every Beginner Guitar Player Should Know beginner Jan 16, 2024

Introduction

Hey there, fellow rock stars! If you're either a budding guitarist or have been strumming away for a while, this blog post is your backstage pass to some essential guitar wisdom. Over my three decades of teaching, I've distilled the top five things that every guitar player, from...

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Fretboard Notes - Easily Know Them All beginner tricks and hacks Jan 12, 2024

Being a guitarist is an exhilarating journey, but mastering the fretboard can be a daunting task for many beginners. Fortunately, there are three fundamental rules that, once grasped, can unlock the secrets of the fretboard and make playing the guitar a more intuitive and enjoyable experience....

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