20 Quick Fire Guitar Tips
Posted: August 19th, 2013 by Ashley Saunders
Try any and all of my 20 quick fire guitar tips to see fast improvement today!
Do you know where all the notes are on the fretboard?
There are over 4000 scales!
Did you know there are 24 ways to play a C major 7 chord on guitar?
4. Rhythm and Timing
Are you spending time each day working on your timing and rhythm?
Knowing why and how music works is really critical. Take some time to learn about this building block of music
You should be able to read music. Sight reading is optional
Good input = good output. So, are you listening great music?
8. Natural Tone
Does your unplugged tone sound like you hear it in your head?
However long you get for practice, learn to focus all your energy on practicing the guitar
Make mistakes part of your musical history! Play a mistake, then you need to restart
11. Practice vs. Playing
There’s a massive different between practicing and playing. Practice means to work on something you can’t do
12. Daily Practice
Daily focus on practice is essential and it’s what separates the men from the boys
13. Listen When Practicing
When practising, you are listening to what you working on?
14. Record Yourself
The recording never lies! It will show you every fault in your playing. Start recording yourself today!
15. Daily Challenge
Take a small amount of time each day to push yourself
16. Set Goals
What do you want to achieve? By when?
It will take some time to become good, you won’t be amazing overnight
18. Local Jam
A good local jam will challenge you plus you’ll meet some great musicians
19. Practice not Pedals..
…will cure 99% of your problems
You don’t have to play all the time!