Should I learn to play scales on guitar? (5 reasons why you should)
I generally compare scales to the alphabet. They’re good to know, but if you’re only going to repeat them in order, in an isolated fashion, it won’t help you speak the language. They will fall out of your head over time and at some point you’ll wonder why you’re even learning any of them anyway……
Why setting guitar learning goals is good for practise & progress (7 reasons)
I want to learn guitar but don’t know where to start? Goals give us direction. Learning how to pick the right ones and the right sized ones for you personally is something that gets easier over time. 7 reasons why setting goals helps guitar learning progress.
Practise tips to improve your guitar strumming: 5 ideas for beginners
5 practical tips to help approach and develop guitar strumming as a beginner with photos and video links
6 Questions I ask people enquiring about guitar lessons (and why)
6 Questions I ask new guitar students in order to prepare with focus and make lessons more effective. They may want one lesson or lessons for years. Ask the right questions to give value for money and a bespoke experience.
Why one-to-one guitar lessons help your progress: 5 good reasons
Should I get a guitar teacher? A common question. I also wonder this when I’m learning a new skill. There are so many resources online that surely we can muddle through on our own and figure it out. Right? True. There are loads of resources online. The issue is though there’s the whole spectrum of…
Student profile #3: Maggie
It’s interesting and inspiring to read about other peoples journeys, especially in a pursuit you may be interested in yourself…..in this case learning to play guitar. So why DO people learn guitar?… Maggie is in High School. She began guitar lessons with me 3 years ago face to face and has come on a very…