Posted on Category: Practice Tips Unlock perfect Left Hand Guitar Technique

Unlock perfect Left Hand Guitar Technique

I regularly speak to people learning guitar who complain of arm, wrist and finger pain. Not only that, but when I ask people the reason why they gave up guitar, I often hear that playing was painful and they gave up as a result. It’s important to have perfect left hand guitar technique and I […]

Posted on Category: Getting Started, Practice Tips Create a daily guitar habit of practice

Create a daily guitar habit of practice

How to create a daily practice habit A few students have reached out to me this week with the question “how do I¬†practice more”¬†and “why can’t I manage to find the time”. This is probably the most common question I am asked – and the most common objection to why progress isn’t happening. Firstly, let […]

Posted on Category: Rhythm Learn Polyrhythms 2

Learn Polyrhythms 2

Many acoustic guitar players are not formally taught. Just like myself, many of you learned from books, magazines, dvds, playing with other musicians – anything except getting formal guitar lessons.   I’m totally ok with that way of learning. After all, that was the route that I took myself. One thing that you see with […]

Posted on Category: Rhythm Learning Polyrhythms

Learning Polyrhythms

Many acoustic guitar players are not formally taught. Just like myself, many of you learned from books, magazines, dvds, playing with other musicians – anything except getting formal guitar lessons.   I’m totally ok with that way of learning. After all, that was the route that I took myself. One thing that you see with […]