Mike from www.practiceguitarnow.com goes over his view on practicng and customizing your practice sessions. I like his view that you have to approach your practice session as a problem solving session. Check him out at Practice Guitar Now
Steve Krenz is the guy who does the Learn and Master Guitar Series. This is his take on practicing and setting up effective 30 minute practice routines. By the way, they are an affiliate of mine. If you want some additional ideas, check out my 30 minutes practice schedules also.
Andrew Wasson is probably one of the best teachers online. You should definitely check him out over at
Logging your progress in a guitar journal can be a great way to help you be more creative with your music. Throughout these lessons, I provide a template for you to print out and use with some questions that pertain to the lesson. Hopefully they are worth your while. Logging your guitar progre is useful […]
Listen to where the melody wants to go. I think frustration comes when we over analyze or try to force a melody to go in a direction that just doesn’t add to the piece or doesn’t lead anywhere. You know that you want to say something, you know that you are able to play it, […]
30 minute Sample Guitar Practice Schedules If you only have 30 minutes a day to practice guitar I would suggest focusing on just one to two things per day. Otherwise the quality of your practice or guitar lesson is minimal. Here are some examples based on my goals. Remember yours can differ. Time Sunday Monday […]
STEP ONE Make useful observations about others’ guitar playing. Here’s an example of what I did when I thought of guitar techniques or styles I wanted to incorporate into my playing. I simply started with the list of guitar playing qualities and questions I listed in Establishing Guitar Goals and now made more specific statements […]
First off, why set goals for our guitar lessons? Goals are what measure our progress. We all go through the time when we measure our guitar playing on how impressed people are with it. But hopefully we move beyond that and realize that the more important measure of our musicianship is how well we express […]