Talent is a Myth? motivation practice Mar 01, 2024

"Is talent a myth?" This question has frequently crossed my mind. So, let's delve into this fascinating exploration of talent and its significance in mastering skills.

Talent is defined as a "natural aptitude to be able to do a skill." This seems simple enough; many of us have grown up thinking...

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7 Guitar Myths Busted music theory practice Feb 16, 2024

Introduction

Are you hindered from becoming the guitarist you aspire to be? In this blog post, I will debunk seven common myths that often hold aspiring musicians back. Drawing on almost 40 years of teaching experience, I will challenge misconceptions that may be standing in the way of 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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Top 5 Beginner Guitar Must-Knows beginner practice Dec 22, 2023

Hello, fellow guitar enthusiasts, both new players and those who might be feeling a bit stuck in their musical journey. Having spent four decades immersed in the world of guitars, both playing and teaching, I feel compelled to share the five critical elements that every novice guitarist should...

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Top 5 Biggest Mistakes When Practicing Guitar practice Sep 18, 2023

 

Introduction

Practicing guitar is a journey filled with challenges and rewards. However, many guitarists encounter roadblocks in their progress due to some common mistakes they make during their practice sessions. In this blog post, we will explore the five biggest mistakes that hinder...

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Playing to Jam Tracks - Top 5 Commandments jam tracks practice Sep 08, 2023

Refer to the lesson below for guidance on how to best utilize Visual Jam Tracks like the example above.

 

 

Introduction

Jamming to tracks is a fantastic way to hone your guitar skills and develop your musicality. However, it's not just about mindlessly playing along;...

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3 Tips to SAVE You Months of Practicing the Guitar beginner practice Jul 31, 2023

 

Introduction:

Learning to play the guitar can be a rewarding but time-consuming endeavor. However, by adopting the right mindset and focusing on key principles, you can significantly reduce the amount of time it takes to improve your skills. In this blog post, we will explore three tips...

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CAGED System - 5 Reasons Why & 4 Exercises caged system practice Jul 28, 2023

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Introduction

The CAGED system is a powerful and easy-to-learn method for navigating the guitar neck. In this blog post, we will explore five compelling reasons why every guitarist should be familiar with the CAGED system and four practice exercises to master...

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