How To Practice Guitar

 “When you practice guitar – you are your own teacher. Be a good one!” …Jamie AndreasThe 2 Conditions Of Correct PracticeCorrect Practice must fulfill two conditions: 1) Knowing the right thing to do2) Making sure you do the right thing. The first part, providing the correct knowledge, is my (and every teachers) responsibility. The second part,

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Guitar Philosophy

 Guitar Playing Plateau? What To DoA student once asked me “how do you handle it when you hit a plateau, when you feel like you are stuck and you can’t get past the level you are at”. Now, of course, this is a common experience for all players, and a common question as well. I believe

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The Informed Guitar Student

Guitar Success means becoming a REAL guitar player. What is a REAL guitar player?A REAL guitar player is a player who:Plays music like it is supposed to sound, from beginning to end with no stops, starts, and breakdowns all over the place!Plays easily with relaxed control in the fingers, even when playing fast!Gets better with

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Guitar Philosophy

The most difficult thing in life is finding something worth living for. The second most difficult thing is knowing when you’ve found it……Jamie AndreasOkay, let’s be light hearted for once. Let’s not talk about some heavy subject. Let’s pick something more down to earth and fun. How about the meaning of life?Yes, the meaning of

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The Informed Guitar Student

“Pulling Up The Slack” takes us to the furthest edge of our ability, as fast as we can get there! The Basic Practice Approach (as found in The Principles) states, as Step #1: “Review and increase your understanding of what you are about to do, and how you are going to do it.” There is a

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