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Help – I Play Badly In My Guitar Lessons!

Let's imagine a guitarist called Johnny. He's just spent the entire week diligently practicing what his guitar teacher gave him at the last lesson. He's pretty happy, because he feels he's made great progress over the week—especially with the new song that he's been...

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Should You Just Learn Cover Songs In Your Guitar Lessons?

I'd like to take a few minutes to tell you a story about an imaginary guitarist called Frank. Like many guitarists, Frank decided to start learning guitar so that he can play the music that he loves listening to. And that's great—I can't think of a better reason for...

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The Benefits Of Logging Your Guitar Practice

Because we looked at keeping monthly and yearly guitar practice logs in a couple of previous articles, I thought it would be a good idea to talk now about some of the benefits of logging your guitar practice. Let's jump right in with the first benefit... Increased...

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Identifying Guitar Timing Problems

Have you ever had trouble mastering the timing of a lick or riff that you've been practicing? If you have, then you'll know that it can be a very frustrating experience—especially if you've put in hours of diligent work and still can't get the timing perfected! To...

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The Big Picture – Your Yearly Guitar Practice Log

In the last article, we looked at using a monthly guitar practice log to help make your practice more consistent. In this article we'll be looking at the yearly guitar practice log, which is another useful tool that can be used to speed up your progress. Before we go...

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