Last year, the podcast that, by far, had the most responses was my episode that helped career beginner guitarists. They are guitarists who have played for years and years and never seem to get any better.
I've found by helping a lot of "career beginner" players that they have several...
Just a quick episode today to wish you a happy new year and to work out why it’s so difficult to stay on a practice routine.
Every January, a lot of guitarists start up new practice routines. I find that it parallels the very common new year exercise resolutions.
It's common knowledge that...
On today's episode, We take a look back at our playing and practicing this year. It's time to ask the questions:
I then use my own playing as an example of how you can...
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.
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...
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:
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...
Let’s have some fun today with another old fashioned shootout!
Today, I compare three computer based amp and effects software . They are:
The goal of today's comparison is to get the best usable sounds with a minimum of effort.
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...
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...