Category Archives: Guitar Teaching Tips and Tricks

There are many spokes to the centre of the guitar teaching wheel. just a long winded way of saying use the stuff that works for you and don’t bother with the rest?

My Guitar Teacher’s Website and Lady Gaga?

We live in an age of relentless self promotion. there seems to be no limits to what people will do rather than get a proper job? Lady Gaga has just drawn attention to her latest pop warblings by being all … Continue reading

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Download Giant Chord Grids for Guitar Teachers (and students)

A bit stuck for time as if I don’t assemble the flatpack furniture that has begun to grow cobwebs I’ll be “severely dealt with” Giant Chord Grids. Guitar teacher’s can laminate them and use them in lessons. Guitar students can … Continue reading

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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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