Barre chords are a great way to move around the guitar neck, but they can be difficult to master. In the video below, I show you five tips for perfect barre chords.
How to Hold a Guitar Pick Properly
Do you know how to hold a guitar pick properly? In this lesson, I show you exactly how to hold and use a guitar pick in 3 easy steps. Most guitarists I show this to are shocked to find they’ve been holding the pick the wrong way for years, and can hardly believe the change that holding the pick correctly makes to their playing.
5 Reasons You Don’t Feel Like Playing Guitar
Did you wake up this morning totally uninspired… in a funk… like you just don’t feel like playing guitar today? Maybe you thought about heading to the guitar room, but just couldn’t make yourself do it? Maybe you’ve felt this way for a few days now… or weeks… If so, don’t worry… this is totally […]
The Easy Way to Learn Guitar Chords Fast
Looking for an easy way to learn guitar chords fast? The pressing technique solves the problem of learning new chords by ‘programming’ each chord shape into your muscle memory.
Video: How to Play The Dock of the Bay by Otis Redding on Acoustic Guitar
Learn how to play Dock of the Bay, a great classic song for any guitarist to know… This song always gets the crowd singing and heads bopping.
Video: How to Play Wake Me Up by Avicii on Acoustic Guitar
Here’s a fun song to learn. It’s called ‘Wake Me Up’ and it’s by Avicii. It’s got everything – picking, cool chords, and a technical little melody line.
Funk Guitar Secrets Revealed…
These funk guitar lessons reveal the strumming hand secrets that enable you to create mega funky guitar solos that get people grooving.
Video Lesson: How to Play the Ballad Strum
Video Lesson: How to Play The Ballad Strum Some of you will recall I did a free strumming series on YouTube a year or so ago. In it I covered some essential guitar strums aimed at getting you up and playing in a range of musical styles, fast. Well, it seems that I missed one […]
The Missing Ingredient In Your Guitar Playing… Is It You?
A few years back, I was asked to be the guitar tutor at a local music school. For one day each week, I would work with a handful of guitarists giving guidance and training. My first day was spent being shown around the incredible facility complete with studio, session rooms, and complete band set-ups. Everyone […]
“I didn’t get to play as much as I’d hoped this week.” This is the most common thing any student says to me at the beginning of each lesson. Seriously, this is said by almost every student that arrives at my studio. No one ever seems to feel they’ve done enough playing to justify the […]