Practice Schedule For Beginner to Intermediate Guitar Players

Practice Schedule For Beginner to Intermediate Guitar Players

Want to supercharge your guitar progress? Having a solid practice routine is key. But it’s not just about putting in the hours – it’s about practicing smart. I’ve been teaching guitar for over 20 years, and I’ve seen firsthand how the right practice habits can skyrocket a student’s skills. On the flip side, I’ve also…

5 Genius Hacks for College Guitarists to Maximize Practice Time

5 Genius Hacks for College Guitarists to Maximize Practice Time

Juggling classes, homework, social life and sleep is already a challenge, right? Now try fitting in daily guitar practice on top of all that. It can feel impossible… But don’t worry, I’ve been there myself. As a guitar teacher who went through the college grind, I’ve learned some key strategies that will help you find…

TrueFire Reviewed by a Guitar Teacher of 25+ years

As a guitar teacher of 20+ years, I’ve seen my fair share of online lesson platforms come and go. One of the sites that stuck around is TrueFire.com.  52,000? Lessons from world-renowned artists like Steve Vai and Tommy Emmanuel? Sounds impressive… So for the last year or so, I’ve been using Truefire regularly for many…

9 Best Guitar Lesson YouTube Channels You Should Follow (2024 Update)

9 Best Guitar Lesson YouTube Channels You Should Follow (2024 Update)

There are a LOT of guitar lesson YouTube channels created by guitar players of various skill levels. Some of them are advanced players, some, well, not so much. While I believe beginners should not learn guitar on YouTube since the millions of lessons provide no structure or direction to follow, intermediate and advanced guitarists can…

51 Gift Ideas Guitar Players Will Love

51 Gift Ideas Guitar Players Will Love

For guitarists, receiving a thoughtful gift tailored to their musical passion is incredibly exciting. Believe me, all guitar players love getting guitar-related surprises. I’ve been playing for almost 30 years, and I still love every single guitar gift I get. And I’ve gotten many. The vest part is that it doesn’t have to be expensive…

9 Tips On How To Buy Your First Guitar

Once you’ve decided to start learning guitar, the first step will be to actually get one. At first sight, guitars have mysterious specifications and technical jargon that you won’t be able to comprehend, so it can be a daunting process for a beginner who doesn’t have a clue about anything guitar-related. To make things a bit…

The 5 Biggest Challenges of Learning the Guitar

Having a website that provides beginner guitar lessons means that I get a ton of mail from students telling me what they find most challenging and asking for advice on different aspects of learning the guitar. I get letters from beginner students from every part of the globe and from all demographic groups, so I think…