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The True Teacher

The True Teacher

As a lifelong guitar student, guitar player and guitar teacher, this is the subject that fires my greatest passion. If I could get across only one message, and for some reason wasn’t allowed to say anything else, this is what I would want to say. I want to tell you what I have learned about […]

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Guitar Student Abuse

Student Abuse

Here is one of many stories that guitar students have written to me over the years…. Hi Jamie, I have a history of hand problems, and I was searching for some instruction on proper form that might help. I was a student at GIT in the late 80s, and practiced about 15 hours a day, apparently without […]

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Deliberate Practice On Guitar

Deliberate Practice On Guitar

Expert Performance and Deliberate Practice There is a field of study called “expert performance”. It is basically the study of “people who are great at doing something”, and trying to figure out why they are the way they are, and how they got to be that way. There is a name given to this process of “getting […]

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The 3 Levels of Guitar Practice

There are 3 Levels of Practice that guitar players must know how to use in order to achieve their full potential on guitar. They are Microscopic Practice, Assimilating, and Shaping. I have covered in detail these 3 levels, or aspects of practice in Chapter 5 of “The Principles Of Correct Practice For Guitar”. The first two […]

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