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. […]

“Proof of Your Love” by For King and Country

I have recently been working on goal setting with my guitar students. One student set a short term goal to learn to play “Proof of Your Love” by Christian rock artists For King and Country. We looked it up online and found this live in-studio performance for the radio conglomerate KLOVE. Enjoy!

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. […]

“Beautiful Things” by Gungor

] Gungor is a Christian “musical collective” fronted by worship leader Michael Gungor. I use this song to  teach alternate tunings, hybrid picking and dynamics for guitar. This video was recorded live in the studios of Relevant Magazine, a publication about faith, life and culture based in Orlando, Florida.

I’m Glad I Didn’t Sleep Through That!

When my alarm started ringing at 3:45AM this morning, I wasn’t happy about it. My legs were already sore and I did not want to do another early morning run. It’s been over a year since my family chose a healthy lifestyle. We’ve learned to set goals and achieve them. However, I knew that if […]

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