Guitar discipline

The importance of playing and saying

2020-07-02T09:54:37+01:00

Learning and mastering the guitar's fretboard is an arduous task. It requires tremendous concentration over extended periods of time and pig-headed determination to truly master the guitar's fretboard. The fastest way in my opinion to master the neck is to say and play whatever you are busy learning at the moment. As an example, let's say you are memorising all the E minor/major 7 arpeggios across the guitar neck. I would recommend learning the arpeggios in each of the five natural positions of the guitar. Whilst playing the arpeggio, I would recommend saying the degrees such as 5th, 7th, root, minor [...]

The importance of playing and saying2020-07-02T09:54:37+01:00

7 Steps to developing a great right hand technique

2020-07-01T19:57:11+01:00

WARNING: Never push your right hand technique if your hands ache. Take proper breaks and frequent breaks. Please see advice on the following website: https://rsi.unl.edu/music.html Why I have set out to write this article: It is my experience that tons of guitarists have more (speed-related) problems with their right hand than with their left. One of the reasons for this is the fact that most guitarists tend to look at their left hand and not at their right picking hand. It is frustrating to see so little attention being paid to good right-hand technique. It is my desire that you will be [...]

7 Steps to developing a great right hand technique2020-07-01T19:57:11+01:00

Becoming meticulous in your guitar playing – RAISING YOUR STANDARDS

2020-07-01T18:37:42+01:00

If you want to become the guitarist that you have always dreamed of becoming, you simply have to raise your standards! Raising your standards means doing more than you have done in the past in order to achieve a higher goal. I personally get frustrated at times when I see an individual develop their guitar playing but fall short due to a lack of discipline and self-motivation. I know that private practice done in a meticulous and disciplined manner will always produce the best guitarist in the long haul. There is no amount of talent that can beat sheer hard work. And [...]

Becoming meticulous in your guitar playing – RAISING YOUR STANDARDS2020-07-01T18:37:42+01:00