Staying In Touch With The Beginner's Mind - 098

beginner podcast Nov 13, 2019

Do you remember the excitement of first learning guitar? Has that changed for you as you’ve progressed? Today I look back at the beginner’s mind and try to use it to make your playing (no matter what level you are) more fulfilling.

In this show, you will learn the four pillars of...

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Change Your Guitar Playing In 5 Steps - 097

podcast practice Nov 06, 2019

Are you ready for a big change?

Sometimes it takes drastic measures to pull yourself out of a playing rut.

Today, I’m outlining the process that I’m putting into place to transform my own guitar playing.

If you are unhappy with your playing, or want to be able do play a certain...

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Bringing Fresh Ideas Into Your Playing - 096

podcast Oct 30, 2019

Do you feel like you are just playing the same thing over and over again? Are you frustrated that the way you want to sound and the way you actually sound are very different.

Today I’m going over the three main areas to focus on to get new fresh ideas into your playing.

In inspiration, I...

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3 Notes Per String Scales (3NPS) - 095

podcast scales youtube Oct 22, 2019

Faster and smoother lead lines!

If you’ve been struggling with playing fast, it might not be your technique that’s holding you back. Today, I will introduce a different system for scale patterns that is guaranteed to speed up your playing.

In this weeks podcast I go over:

  • Why you...
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What Beginner Guitarists Don't Expect

beginner livestream youtube Oct 19, 2019

In today's live-stream, I go over the 3 unexpected things that beginners will struggle with when starting to play guitar.

Getting good on guitar is definitely a journey filled with ups and downs.

A few of these downs happen right in the beginning.

Knowing ahead of time the problems ahead will...

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Mobile Guitar Practice Space...Complete Setup

practice youtube Oct 19, 2019

Practicing during a move, or on the road, or in and unfamiliar place can be difficult!
Today, I show you all of the things I include in my very effective mobile practice space.

Look below for links to everything in my kit.

 

HP Pavillion laptop - https://amzn.to/2nYuzMx


Presonus Audiobox USB...

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Getting Positive About Your Playing - 094

podcast Oct 16, 2019

Inspired by a listener's situation, today's podcast deals with the negativity that guitarists deal with in different stages of their journey. 

First, I go over the different negative situations that a beginner, intermediate, and advanced player commonly deals with. 

Next, I talk about...

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Helping Your Hands Work Together - 093

podcast Oct 09, 2019

 

Physically playing the guitar has a lot of hurdles to guitarists of all stages. The goal is to have your hands in sync so that you go on autopilot.

When you can play like this it frees up your mind to be able to concentrate on the music itself. That’s the goal, but getting to this...

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Which Guitar Amp Should I Buy? - 092

blog gear podcast Oct 02, 2019

In today's episode I take the next step with amplifiers. Back in episode 18 we learned all about the different types and styles of amplifiers. Today, we take that knowledge and make some decisions.

I break down the four types of players that are interested in buying an amplifier:

  1. Not started...
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Chords And Scales - 091

blog podcast theory Sep 25, 2019

Do you really want to speed up your progress?  Instead of pushing and forcing yourself to move forward by a few inches, try spending some time to look back to some of the basics you may be missing. 

 

Sometimes it could be the approach that you have taken from the beginning...

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