Resources

Resources

This page contains a selection of instructional videos and articles from the archives. They are free to use either as a learning supplement to lessons I teach any students of mine or as lessons for visitors to the site who are learning from home. Please enjoy. If you have any questions about something you don’t understand fully or if you would like to make any requests about topics you would like covered, head to the contact page or leave a comment below. 

 

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Feel The Music When You Play Guitar

Feel The Music When You Play We always hear the phrases like a guitarist’s “touch” and that one should “feel the music” associated with great players and other musicians but it’s easy to overlook the significance of these particular words. Just pause for a second and think about what they really imply… They are referring […]

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Think Like a Farmer: Planting and Watering Seeds

Think Like a Farmer: Planting and Watering Seeds I often like to say to students that learning to play guitar should be simple. I’m choosing my words very carefully here- should be simple. I’m not being smarmy! Instead, I’m just trying to remind both them and me that to reach our guitar goals we just need to plant and […]

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Remember Your Reasons ‘WHY’

When to Recall Your Reasons for Playing Guitar It can be really tough to stick with things, trust me I know! It seems to be almost a curse at times that we desire so many things, behaviours and knowledge. With so many great activities to enjoy, places to see, foods to try and people to meet, […]

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What You See… is What You’ll Be

What You See… Is What You’ll Be   I have talked before about how aspiring to the wise attitude of a seasoned farmer is the way to go with approaching guitar practice (or any other practice really) and how getting ourselves to the skill level that we want is really just a matter of planting […]

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