20 Quick Fire Guitar Tips

20 Quick Fire Guitar Tips

Try any and all of my 20 quick fire guitar tips to see fast improvement today!

 

 

1. Notes

Do you know where all the notes are on the fretboard?

 

 

2. Scales

There are over 4000 scales!

 

 

3. Chords

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?

 

 

5. Theory

Knowing why and how music works is really critical. Take some time to learn about this building block of music

 

 

6. Reading

You should be able to read music. Sight reading is optional

 

 

7. Listening

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?

 

 

9. Focus

However long you get for practice, learn to focus all your energy on practicing the guitar

 

 

10. Mistakes

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?

 

 

17. Patience

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

 

 

20. SPACE

You don’t have to play all the time!

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