Start Playing Guitar With “Getting Started on Acoustic Guitar”

Fender Presents Getting Started on Acoustic Guitar — A Guide for Beginners offers a good demonstration on the basics of playing acoustic guitar. While the DVD titled “Getting Started on Acoustic Guitar,” the material is not specific to acoustic guitar playing. In fact, most of Keith Wyatt’s demonstrations are shown with an electric guitar. This … Read more

Purposeful Guitar Practice: Manage Your Time and Your Energy

Purposeful Guitar Practice Manage Your Time And Your Energy

In this Purposeful Guitar Practice series we’ve offered ideas for scheduling your guitar practice time and using a digital timer to get the most out of your guitar-practice sessions. It’s important to manage your limited guitar-practice time, but it’s equally important to manage your guitar-practice energy. In Be Excellent at Anything, author Tony Schwartz feels that energy management is as … Read more

Guitar Practice: Get Past Sticking Points, Grease the Groove

Guitar Practice Get Past Sticking Points, Grease The Groove

This effective guitar tip is called Grease the Groove (GTG). I learned GTG from strength and fitness guru, Pavel Tsatsouline. It’s a strength-building exercise technique that I’ve applied successfully to my physical fitness workouts. Grease the Groove is designed to get you past your “sticking points.” The GTG method for getting past sticking points involves frequent, but … Read more