The Real Alternate Picking ‘Secrets’

You’ve probably heard about alternate picking before. You might even be doing it most of the time you play guitar…but are you doing it properly? I mean, you can only play as fast– or as accurately– as you can pick. So, it makes sense to make your picking motion as … Continue reading

Memorising the Notes on Guitar

Firstly, I don’t really think that learning the notes on guitar from scratch is an essential thing to do for a complete beginner. You’re much better off learning to play chords, scales and songs. I mean, even famous guitarists tend to stick to certain areas of the neck. However, if … Continue reading

The 5 Types of Guitarist- which one are You?

During my time as a teacher, I’ve come across lots and lots of guitar students. I’ve also kinda noticed that the majority of them could fit into five categories- each with their own strengths and weaknesses. As it’s vitally important to recognise your own strengths and weaknesses as a player … Continue reading