How to Close the Gap – Part 2

In “How to Close the Gap – Part 1”, I gave you four tips for getting from chord to chord without stopping. These are things that every guitarist should do when closing the gap. Let’s review: 1. Memorize your chord shapes. 2. Memorize the chord progression. 3. Slow down. 4. Practice ‘til your fingers bleed. […]

How to Close the Gap – Part 1

You’ve learned a few chords in first position… and your fingers didn’t fall off! Congratulations! Now you’re facing the same major obstacle that every newbie guitarist fears – the dreaded gap. Have you experienced the pause that happens when you’re changing your hand from one chord to the next? That, my friend, is the gap. […]

Freebie Friday: How to Practice

News flash: there are seven days in a week, 24 hours in a day and 60 minutes in an hour. Do the math and you come up with 10,080 minutes in a week. Most music students only use 30 of those thousands of minutes in a lesson with an instructor. That still leaves over 10,000 […]

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