The Complete Idiot’s Guide (CIG) to Guitar Exercises by Hemme Luttjeboer is a complete book of guitar exercises. It covers chord exercises based around the CAGED system, single note exercises employing scales and Arpeggios.
The book also includes an introduction … Read the rest
This long-awaited series covering purposeful guitar practice is here! Unless you’ve already hit the big time with your guitar, you probably want to improve your guitar playing. That means you need to spend some time practicing guitar.
Guitar practice can … Read the rest
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 … Read the rest
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 … Read the rest
When we practice our guitars, one goal is to develop our guitar muscle memory. This implies that the muscles can take over and we can check our brains at the door. But, in fact, the memories are stored in … Read the rest
A metronome is a mechanical device that provides a click sound at a selected tempo. The metronome lets you learn to control the timing of the music.
Critics of metronome practice rightfully claim that real music is not played at … Read the rest