Monthly Archive: September 2017

How to Make Your Guitar Playing 10x Better (With the Simple Tap of a Button)

What if I told you that you could 10x your guitar tone and skill with the mere tap of a button? How much would you pay for that button? $100, $200, $500, $1,000? And, no, I’m not talking about a computer plugin or a new stomp box. 10x. The click of a button. Your guitar playing. Better. How much would you pay? What if I told you that you could get that button for $15? Would you think I were ridiculous? What if I told you could get that button FOR FREE?? Would you blow me off and think I…
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How to Cut Your Practice Time in Half (And Get Double the Results)

Recently, I wrote a blog post and recorded a video about the importance of powerful practice routines. But I want to expound on this theme a little more because it’s so critical to experiencing major wins as a guitar player. It’s also extremely important to understand if you are a music instructor of any kind. Getting this skill down will work wonders for your students, especially beginners. I have a brand new guitar student right now. As of this post, we’ve had three one-hour lessons together. When she walked into my teaching studio, she basically was starting from scratch. Now,…
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Guitar teachers: Read this!

Just the other day, one of my students told me very respectfully, “I enjoyed taking lessons with my last instructor, but I’ve noticed that what you bring to the table is structure. That structure has helped me to know what to work on at home and helped me progress so much faster. I just want to say thank you.” (This isn’t verbatim but it’s close.) I can relate to what she meant. When I first started teaching guitar, I have to admit that I was not very organized and it was a long and difficult road to become effective in…
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Having trouble changing chords? (Get massive results in just 5 minutes!)

You are not alone. Switching chords seems like it should be a pretty easy feat, but in the beginning it can be anything but a walk in the park. Good news! Good news for you, there are some proven techniques to help you get way faster results on the guitar. Today, I’m going to show you a mini practice routine I run through with all my students who are struggling through chord changes. You’re going to see massive improvement in just 5 minutes with these simple hacks that anybody can do! (Disclaimer: This exercise is intended for those who have already learned…
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