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  • 11
    Oct
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    Written By proguitarstudio
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    Action Steps Toward Making Your Practicing More Entertaining and Efficient  By Chris Glyde This article is an extension of an article I wrote entitled “ Why Your Practicing Is Boring.” This article will provide you with some additional action steps towards improving your practicing skills. If you hope to be able to cure your boredom and make your practicing more fun and efficient, read this whole article to the end! The Root Problems 1) No specific practice goals. Monthly goals and yearly goals are great, but daily goals will be even more effective toward improving your skills and making progress with your playing. You want to make sure that when you sit down practice the guitar, there is one thing in

  • 09
    Sep
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    By Maurice Richard   Musical talent. The elusive gift that those awesome guitar players you see on stage have. They obviously have musical talent and a lot of it too. That's what separates them from you isn't it? If only you had that gift, that talent, that ability to play the guitar and make it sound good, in a way that you and others would enjoy and appreciate. It would be such an awesome thing to have, don't you think? The Talent Equation Very often I hear people talking and about a special athlete, artist, author, businessman, or musician. The thought continues that these people have such a gift for what they do. They are so blessed and talented. They

  • 31
    Aug
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    By Jason Wilford  Practice Slowly -  Nothing will slow down your progress more than playing too fast when you’re first learning a song, solo, scale or exercise. This is a simple tip, but one that's often overlooked. If you find that you’re playing something with many mistakes — slow down! To have the ability to play fast you first need to build up the muscle memory in your fingers. If you practice something wrong repeatedly, you will end up memorizing the mistake. Take your time, slow down, and practice properly from the beginning so that you ensure you’re playing things correctly. Get In The Habit Of Warming Up -  During a practice session you may notice that playing the guitar

  • 09
    Aug
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    4 Ways To Ruin Your Intonation When Playing Guitar (And How to Avoid Them) Have you ever just tuned your guitar just to realize that it sounds out of tune? I bet you have. First of all, you have to make sure your guitar´s intonation is set up properly from the start (If you don´t know how to do this, let your local guitar shop set it up for you and then learn to do it yourself). If the intonation has been set up properly and the guitar still sounds out of tune after tuning it, the reason is that you are not intonating the notes properly. What does that mean? The term intonation refers to playing a note at

  • 04
    Aug
    Mini-lessons
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    (click below for tablature) Are you unhappy with your progress on the guitar? Do you feel like you've been stuck at the same level for a long time? Or would you like to easily play licks like the one in the video above? If you're near Mississauga, Oakville, Burlington, Milton or Brampton Click here to tell me more about yourself and find out how I can help you become a better guitar player

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