Guitar technique

5 Ways to Stay Motivated When Practising Guitar

2020-07-14T18:16:23+01:00

Discover 5 ways to stay motivated when practising the guitar. Improve your practice routine and improve your guitar playing! All teachers have had conversations with students about practise routines and we’ve all dealt with students who are feeling less than motivated to practise. Here are 5 ways to stay motivated when practising. These tips can be used if you are a teacher with a student feeling the pinch of motivational depression or if you are a student looking to give yourself a boost. 1. Progress Chart For young students, I find progress charts are a great way to encourage them to [...]

5 Ways to Stay Motivated When Practising Guitar2020-07-14T18:16:23+01:00

Developing speed in your guitar playing

2020-07-01T18:26:11+01:00

As a young lad (around 15) I was very fascinated with speed and virtuoso guitar playing. In fact, I am still fascinated, and to some degree, I have become a young virtuoso on the guitar myself. Initially, I was incredibly frustrated with my guitar speed. I could play fast, but not accurate and certainly not at lightning speed. (At least not without pull-offs and hammer-ons) I entered a period of seeking... speed playing was a mystery to me... It was like some talent bestowed only on the few lucky ones: Paco De Lucia, Yngwie Malmsteen, John McLaughlin, to name a few... [...]

Developing speed in your guitar playing2020-07-01T18:26:11+01:00
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