Monthly Archives: August 2010

I Don’t Have The Patience To Teach Guitar!

If I ate a biscuit every time a musician told me that they didn’t have the patience required to teach guitar my belly would be carried into the room in it’s own wheelbarrow a full ten minutes before my face gets in there. Continue reading

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Guitar Teachers Should Know How It FeelsTo Not Be Able To Play Guitar?

Guitar teachers will benefit from knowing how it feels to be an absolute beginner on the guitar (without the aid of alcohol) Continue reading

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What should a beginner learn first on guitar? Download the Chord Chart?

The chords of C A Am G E Em D and Dm It’s as simple as that really. I work on the presumption that when people decide to learn to play the guitar they get a buzz out of being … Continue reading

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Guitar Teaching Tricks and Tips (an overview)

I’ll soon be blogging about guitar teaching tricks and tips and I suppose I’d better get the disclaimer in first? They are not designed to work for every guitar teacher in every situation. They are just things that (sometimes) work … Continue reading

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How do you get to be a guitar teacher then?

How did you get to be a guitar teacher then (I imagine) I  hear you ask? Well………  I’d love to pretend that there always lay within me a deep and abiding passion to educate. A burning desire to light the … Continue reading

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