I got the idea from one of my lessons this week. And I thought it could help a few others out as well.
There comes a point in time for all guitarist that they want to be able to play faster. For me it was .. Right away! I came into this thing wanting to be able to play fast like my guitar heroes.
It was only much later that I realized that playing fast wasn’t always the best choice. But try telling that to 12 year old me. It probably would have gone into one ear and out the other.
I knew what I wanted to learn. And it was a struggle.
It’s very interesting learning the guitar. Most think that you just have to hammer away at this thing, practicing all of the time to get any better.
But, sometimes, a small tip that someone gives you can take you farther that months and months worth of practicing can.
Today I start out with a small tip that did me a world of good. It seems like common sense, but it’s such a small thing that most miss it and you wouldn’t think It helps as much as it does.
Then I give a few other techniques that can definitely speed up your playing if you incorporate them into your practice routine!