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Knowledge is good, applying knowledge is much better. These free instruction articles will get you started in the right direction, but to learn guitar fast and know you are doing it right you will need someone to guide you along the way who can teach you the right thing at the right time and show you how to do it. To get help with your guitar playing click the big button at the bottom of the page and contact me about guitar lessons in Franklin.

How to Kill Self-Doubt

How To Kill Self-Doubt Overcome Your Frustrations, Your Fears, And Every Obstacle That Holds You Back From Becoming the Musician You Want to Be. Self-doubt destroys motivation. It prevents people from reaching their full potential and when left unchecked, self-doubt leads people to give up on themselves and their [...]

By |October 27th, 2017|

3 Ways A Guitar Teacher Makes You A Better Player Faster

3 Ways A Guitar Teacher Helps You Become A Better Guitarist Faster It’s no secret that taking guitar lessons with a great teacher helps you become a better player in less time. Guitarists who learn exclusively on their own rarely become great players and commonly end up quitting guitar [...]

By |August 14th, 2017|

3 Guitar Practice Myths That Slow Down Your Musical Progress

3 Guitar Practice Myths That Slow Down Your Musical Progress By Mike Philippov To become a good guitar player quickly, you must make your guitar practice as effective as possible. Effective guitar practice is about: Knowing what to do to improve your guitar playing quickly Staying away from common [...]

By |May 14th, 2017|

How To Guarantee Results When Practicing Guitar

How To Guarantee Results When Practicing Guitar Disclaimer: only you are responsible for your results. I cannot guarantee anything. This approach is considered a way for you to guarantee and ensure your progress when practicing guitar. There is one very important LAW I want everyone to know about how to [...]

By |September 27th, 2016|

The Forgotten Force Invaluable To Improving Your Guitar Playing

The Forgotten Force Invaluable To Improving Your Guitar Playing Do you remember what first got you interested in guitar? How about what first got you excited enough to buy a guitar and start investing the time into improving your guitar playing day after day? Was it a song you [...]

By |July 23rd, 2016|

How To Follow Through With Your Resolutions

  How To Follow Through With Your Resolutions Most people make resolutions for the new year, but they happen all throughout the year and should. The new year is only a number, but can still be pretty useful and motivating or demotivating. It's very valuable to do a quick check [...]

By |December 16th, 2015|

How To Improve Your Guitar Playing Right Now

How To Improve Your Guitar Playing Right Now Do you wish you could be a better guitar player right now? Do you feel lost on how to improve your guitar playing? Have you felt overwhelmed by having so many things to practice? Every guitar player no matter how good would [...]

By |December 6th, 2013|

How To Tune Your Guitar

How To Tune Your Guitar Each string on your guitar has a letter name that it must be tuned to. They are as follows: This is a quick guide about how to tune your guitar. To start you will need a tuner. The one on this page shows the strings [...]

By |August 14th, 2013|

Where To Begin: Playing Guitar For The Guitar Illiterate [Part 1]

Where To Begin: Playing Guitar For The Guitar Illiterate [Part 1] There is a uncomfortable feeling when first attempting anything you’ve never done. Playing guitar is not an exception. It’s not the easiest instrument to learn. Especially by yourself. The best route to venture down is to find a [...]

By |August 14th, 2013|

How To Deal With And Overcome Your Stage Fright

How To Deal With And Overcome Your Stage Fright You know that feeling you get when you accomplish something. This feeling can be subtle or overwhelmingly awesome. Subtle when it applies to doing dishes, you’re glad they’re done and you don’t have to worry about it anymore…. until tomorrow. [...]

By |August 14th, 2013|

Using An Electric Tuner; Step By Step Instructions

Using An Electric Tuner; Step By Step Instructions Playing guitar is a lot of fun. Like anything in the beginning it can be intimidating, especially if it isn’t in tune. You pick up the guitar and strum a chord and it causes you to cringe. You think you did something wrong. You [...]

By |August 14th, 2013|

The Secret to Playing Like a Master

The Secret to Playing Like a Master The act of practicing or performing can be a very daunting thing. Most people refer to these as "playing" guitar, but it doesn't feel like play when you're all "worked up" about it. Do you feel stressed out when you think about [...]

By |July 6th, 2013|

2 Secret Keys to Improve Your Guitar Playing

2 Secret Keys to Improve Your Guitar Playing Like any instrument it takes lots of knowledge of the instrument. To truly improve your guitar playing it will take consistent practice and time to learn to apply what you've learned and lots of patience. This is common sense, but for [...]

By |July 6th, 2013|

4 Reasons Why You Are Not Growing As a Guitarist

4 Reasons Why You Are Not Growing As a Guitarist I've met many people who play guitar. Most are mediocre at best and are not growing as a guitarist. I don't say this to knock them and feel better about myself. When I hear great guitarists I am challenged [...]

By |July 6th, 2013|

Why And How To Use A Metronome

Why And How To Use A Metronome Many new musicians aren't fully aware of how to use a metronome. They are even less aware as to why they should use it. A metronome is a very useful tool to help you improve your rhythm on guitar. It is a [...]

By |July 6th, 2013|

Buying A Guitar – Tips For Beginners

Buying A Guitar - Tips For Beginners Buying a guitar is always a challenge for anyone just starting to play guitar or who have an interest in starting. People ask me all the time about their guitar. If they don't I know they are curious what I think. This [...]

By |July 6th, 2013|