Guitar advice

Keeping your New Year’s resolution – become the guitarist you have always wanted to be!

2020-07-02T09:53:45+01:00

It's a New Year and there is a whole new wonderful adventure in store for your guitar journey in 2017! The biggest issue facing most of us at the start of the year is how to stick to our New Year's resolutions! So what is the answer to achieving the all-too-elusive goals of your New Year's resolutions? In my opinion, the secret lies in two things! Firstly, your mindset is the most important. If you believe you can achieve, then you will EVENTUALLY achieve your goals! You see the man or woman who believes that can will make it! So you [...]

Keeping your New Year’s resolution – become the guitarist you have always wanted to be!2020-07-02T09:53:45+01:00

Practice makes perfect – top tips for practicing

2020-07-14T17:59:23+01:00

Practice makes perfect... or shall we say permanent. Practising using the correct technique is essential! Discover why you need to make time to practice in order to grow as a guitarist! Most guitarists could be far better off than they are now if they would only follow a proper practice routine! Your guitar lessons in London don’t end when we finish our one to one session, you’ll be given lots of material to practice at home. (Such as right and left-hand workouts, scales, chords, note reading, sight-reading, guitar-specific techniques, theory and much more...) The more you practice, the faster you will [...]

Practice makes perfect – top tips for practicing2020-07-14T17:59:23+01:00

Using YouTube to develop your guitar skills

2020-07-02T09:50:58+01:00

There are claims that you can learn anything using YouTube. All you need is an internet connection and some time to view the videos. Many new people who want to learn the guitar often start by watching YouTube tutorials and it can be a fun, inexpensive way to learn a few basics. There are reasons why many of my students prefer one on one tuition to YouTube. While YouTube is great as an introduction, most students find they learn a lot more in one hour with me than they do spending days on YouTube searching for the ideal YouTube tutorial. Here [...]

Using YouTube to develop your guitar skills2020-07-02T09:50:58+01:00

Why you are never too old to learn how to play the guitar as an adult

2020-07-02T09:50:32+01:00

In this video, Stefan Joubert debunks the myth that adults cannot learn how to play the guitar properly. Find out why you are never too old to learn how to play the guitar! The facts are that with great guitar education, a solid practice schedule and hard work, you can achieve all that you set out to achieve with the instrument! It is, however, vital to take top-notch guitar instruction with a solid mentor who can help you become the guitarist that you've always want to be! Make your boldest dreams come true and take that leap of faith to achieve [...]

Why you are never too old to learn how to play the guitar as an adult2020-07-02T09:50:32+01:00

Got the basics mastered? You still need guitar lessons!

2021-03-01T11:25:41+00:00

So you can play the chords and you have a good understanding of the basics of playing the guitar. Fantastic! The problem is that when many people learn the fundamentals they think that they don’t need guitar lessons in Mayfair anymore. This couldn’t be further from the truth. The reality is that most people aren’t as good at the guitar as they think they are. While you may be able to impress your family and friends with your new-found skills, what about other people? What do you do when you get frustrated with your development? We want to show you why [...]

Got the basics mastered? You still need guitar lessons!2021-03-01T11:25:41+00:00

5 Myths about learning the guitar

2021-03-02T11:39:24+00:00

Some people can pick up the guitar and learn it really fast. For others, it can take a lot of time and effort. There is no one quick fix to learning how to play the guitar and everyone learns at a different pace. This is why adult guitar lessons are designed to fit around your level and the time required to master the basics. We want to dispel some myths about playing the guitar and show you that even if you have never picked one up before you can still benefit from having a guitar tutor in W1. #1 You Need [...]

5 Myths about learning the guitar2021-03-02T11:39:24+00:00

Why you need a great guitar instructor

2020-07-01T20:00:55+01:00

By working alongside a great guitar instructor, your guitar playing will develop much faster than learning by yourself. In this video, you will discover why you need a great instructor to help you become the guitarist you have always wanted to become. Find out why being self-taught is not actually such a glorious achievement and why a guitar instructor (worth his or her salt) will help you tremendously in your guitar development journey! Watch out for the dangers of selecting a 'mobile guitar instructor' based on convenience and why it is usually better to go to an instructor's guitar teaching studio. [...]

Why you need a great guitar instructor2020-07-01T20:00:55+01:00

How to practice the guitar without a guitar on you

2020-07-01T20:00:22+01:00

Discover how to practice the guitar without a guitar on you! Did you know that you can make tremendous progress in your guitar journey by practising the guitar without a guitar on you? All you need is to develop your visualisation by learning how to see the fretboard in your mind's eye! You can then practice during your lunch break or when commuting. Adding extra practice to your schedule will result in a compound effect and in time YOUR guitar playing will become awesome! Watch this video to find out more about how you can do just that:

How to practice the guitar without a guitar on you2020-07-01T20:00:22+01:00

What it takes to be a great guitar student

2020-07-01T20:00:14+01:00

If you really want to EXCEL at your guitar playing, then the key lies in being a great guitar student. By really LISTENING to your guitar instructor, you will make MASSIVE, LASTING progress and learn in the quickest method possible. Learning the guitar takes time... music takes time... our brains need time to understand the complete picture. By being a great guitar student, you will BEAT time and become better at playing the guitar SO MUCH FASTER. In this awesome video, Stefan Joubert explains what it takes to be a great guitar student and become great at playing the guitar!

What it takes to be a great guitar student2020-07-01T20:00:14+01:00

7 Steps to developing a great right hand technique

2021-03-02T11:39:30+00:00

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 technique2021-03-02T11:39:30+00:00
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