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How to Make Your Acoustic Guitar Easier to Play

How to Make Your Acoustic Guitar Easier to Play

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Making Your Guitar Easier To Play When your first learn to play guitar, it can be pretty rough on your left hand. As you get better, it becomes easier. You learn better techniques, start to place your fingers properly, and learn how to angle your wrist in a more ergonomic way. But it also helps to have your guitar work for you. What I mean by that is making...

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Tips To Get And Stay Motivated To Practice Guitar

Tips To Get And Stay Motivated To Practice Guitar

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Sometimes it seems like you have to practice 24/7 to get good at guitar but if you're anything like me sometimes you just don't feel motivated to practice.  I want to share with you some of the things that really helped me over the years. Now this list is by no means exclusive in fact I'd really like to have you share in the comments some of your ideas and...

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Learning guitar?  What if I’m not talented?

Learning guitar? What if I’m not talented?

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Video Transcript And Relevant Links: Have you ever wondered if you’re talented enough? When I was first learning guitar, that came up for me more than once. I watched experience guitar players do things that I couldn’t imagine my fingers doing. I couldn’t help but think that maybe they had “it” and I didn’t.There are two things that I came to realize over the...

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How much do you NEED to practice?

How much do you NEED to practice?

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Video Transcript And Relevant Links: How much do I need to practice?We get this question often when students sign up for lessons at my music school in the SF Bay Area. The short answer is from 15 - 30 minutes a day, 5 days a week.One way to think about “how much practice is needed” is by looking at your goals and your level.As a beginner there's not that much to...

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Is This Holding You Back from REALLY Playing Guitar?

Is This Holding You Back from REALLY Playing Guitar?

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Video Transcript And Relevant Links: Hey there, I'm Tomas from Real Guitar Success. I’ve owned a music school here in San Francisco Bay area and we just finished our yearly annual recital. Hundreds of kids and a lot of adults too are performing on stage and it really struck me. It was wonderful to see the results of, you know some time, a whole year of practice or...

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