Learning the guitar is just like learning to swim, you make time and practice
otherwise you may drown. The questions I get most are 'how long should I practice for, and what do I practice? These 2 questions come up in every conversation that I have with new students about learning the guitar.
That answer is really dependent upon what sort of guitar player you would like to
become. If you just want to play a few chords, then you may not want to put in the thousands of hours, it would take to master the guitar.
Regardless of the type of player, we all need structure in our practicing, and we need to discipline ourselves to make it happen on a daily basis.
Below are my 9 essential tips for creating a better guitar practicing routine.
This last weekend I took my family to see the theatre production of the "School of Rock" (SOR), now playing at Capitol Theatre in Sydney.
As you may already have been aware, one of our best students, Max Hart is one of three actors playing the role of lead Guitarist Zack Mooneyham.
Are you on the verge of quitting the guitar because you're getting frustrated with it?
I had a student the other day that I believe was on the verge of quitting the guitar. I've been teaching him for some while now, but without much success. It seems that every time he arrives for his lesson, the same conversation ensues before we even get started, I will ask him how his practice has gone over the past week, to which he replies.." I'm making progress, but you may not agree that I have made progress at all!" I've tried not asking him
- Bob Proctor
- daily routine
- diatonic harmony
- floyd rose
- locking tremolo
- middle eight
- mind magic
- practice tips
- School of rock
- steve vai
- the secret