How to Hold the Guitar Pick and Proper Guitar Posture beginner Feb 20, 2024

 

Introduction:

Greetings, aspiring guitarists! Whether you're picking up the guitar for the first time or looking to refine your foundational skills, you're in the right place. In this blog post, we'll delve into the proper way to hold your guitar and pick – fundamental aspects that...

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Basic Fretting Technique For Beginner Guitar Players beginner Feb 13, 2024

Embarking on the journey of playing the guitar is an exhilarating experience, and as you dive into the world of fretting, there are fundamental techniques that every guitarist, from beginners to legends like Jimi Hendrix and Eddie Van Halen, must master. In this blog post, I'll guide you through...

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5 Things You MUST Know That Your Guitar Teacher Never Told You beginner tricks and hacks Feb 06, 2024

Playing the guitar is an exhilarating journey that comes with its fair share of challenges. Whether you're a beginner or have been strumming for a while, there are certain truths that your guitar teacher might not have shared with you. In this blog post, we'll delve into the five 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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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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How to Strum Chords Cleanly PLUS Muting Technique beginner strumming Jan 09, 2024

As a passionate guitarist, I've often found myself captivated by the effortless strumming of my favorite players, effortlessly maneuvering through four, five, and six-string chords without a single unwanted note ringing out. If you've ever wondered how to achieve that level of precision and...

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