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…

Best online guitar lessons – Top sites to learn guitar fast

Best online guitar lessons – Top sites to learn guitar fast

So you just got your first guitar, and are looking for a way to learn to play?

Or you’ve been playing for a while, and want to take things to the next level?

Using the best online guitar lessons to learn guitar is a very efficient and cost-effective way to advance your chops, no matter what level you are at.

I have been playing guitar for 20+ years and teaching for 15+ years. I still use online lessons to learn new things almost every day.

If you are interested in which online guitar teaching websites I use and can honestly recommend, and also which ones I stay away from, read on. I will also list my favorite guitar YouTube channels on this page.

5 Christmas Gift Ideas for Guitarists

‘Tis Christmas time again, stores start filling, people start shopping for gifts. Giving is a great joy, especially when you know that the gift will make the recipient happy, so Christmas shopping can get a bit difficult and stressful when you don’t have any ideas. Luckily, guitarists will always be happy to receive guitar-related stuff,…

6 Best Online Guitar Lessons – TOP sites in 2022

6 Best Online Guitar Lessons – TOP sites in 2022

So you just got your first guitar, and are looking for a way to learn to play?

Or you’ve been playing for a while, and want to take things to the next level?

Using the best online guitar lessons to learn guitar is a very efficient and cost-effective way to advance your chops, no matter what level you are at.

I have been playing guitar for 20+ years and teaching for 15+ years. I still use online lessons to learn new things almost every day.

If you are interested in which online guitar teaching websites I use and can honestly recommend, and also which ones I stay away from, read on. I will also list my favorite guitar YouTube channels on this page.

Blues Guitar Techniques

The blues is one of my favorite genres on guitar, I teach it to students all the time. Why? Because it’s easy and loads of fun. If you’re at an intermediate level, you’re already at a stage where you can play astonishing blues riffs and solos like BB himself if you know some basic blues guitar…

Alternate Picking Tips

One of the most important and useful lead guitar techniques beginner guitarists must learn at an early stage is alternate picking. Most beginners tend to pick the strings only downwards, which is a bad habit to get used to. If it’s not dealt with right in the beginning, changing to alternate picking will be harder…

Guitarist Rhythm Troubles – How to Stay on Beat!

Lots of beginner and even intermediate guitarists have rhythm problems. I did as well. Actually, guitarists are notoriously known to have no sense of rhythm whatsoever. That’s why drummers were created, to help us stay on beat 🙂 The problem is not really that we don’t have a sense of rhythm, but I think it…

Top Guitar Books for Beginners and Beyond in 2022

Top Guitar Books for Beginners and Beyond in 2022

Learning to play the guitar from beginner guitar books is still huge in , despite the availability of the more modern form of learning guitar, online video tutorials. The “learn guitar books” (both acoustic and electric) are here to stay since thousands of guitar lesson books are sold daily. For this reason, I thought I would buy,…