The Benefits Of Using A Roadmap - 103

podcast practice Dec 18, 2019

Learning guitar should be easier than ever before... right? Then, why are so many struggling with getting significant results?

The technology has changed but people haven't. The time tested practice of having a mentor take you from point A to point B, is still the best way to learn. 


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What Guitar Accessories Do You Really Need? - 102

podcast Dec 11, 2019

Ah! Guitar accessories... extra stuff for your guitar.

Today I’m going to go over what you need, what you don’t and what to consider for the three big stages of guitar playing, beginner, intermediate, and advanced.

It's always fun to get something new for your guitar, but sometimes...

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Moving From Practicing Scales To Making Melodies - 101

melody podcast scales Dec 04, 2019

Are you stuck in practicing mode?

Do your solos sound like you are practicing scale patterns?

Today I unpack a very common problem to help a founding member of the academy.

Check out what Founding member Evan shared about his experience with guitar:

      • Now that I know the basic parts, how do I...
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The Big Turning Point In Your Guitar Playing - 100

podcast practice Nov 27, 2019

If you could name the one single biggest breakthrough in your guitar playing, what would it be?

Today I go over the biggest turning point in my own playing and show you why it could be for yours as well.

Breaking out of the open position and playing more complex seventh chords is the thing that...

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Guitar Amp Software Shoot Out - 099

podcast Nov 20, 2019

Let’s have some fun today with another old fashioned shootout!

Today, I compare three computer based amp and effects software . They are:

  • Bias Amp 2
  • Scuffham S-gear 2 
  • Overloud TH3 

The goal of today's comparison is to get the best usable sounds with a minimum of effort.


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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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