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The Third Golden Rule To Play Acoustic Guitar Perfectly…

Persistence That’s simple enough! However many people lose motivation to continue on guitar. Let’s look at the main pitfalls facing you on your journey. The number one reason most beginners fail and quit is frustration. Frustration occurs whenever you don’t succeed! What happens when you’re receiving poor

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The Second Golden Rule To Playing Acoustic Guitar Perfectly…

In the first article we looked at the importance of practicing slowly and perfectly, so slowly that it was impossible for you to make a mistake. The result of which would be that your mind would be programmed so perfectly that adding speed without mistakes becomes easy.

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Some Words of Encouragement – I Know It Can Get Tough!

I know that the going can get pretty tough trying to learn guitar at times, in fact, I remember my own experiences as a beginner quite well. I can still see myself sitting on my bed and trying to get from Em to G or worse still

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Guitar in a Nutshell Password

To get a Guitar in a Nutshell password please visit the home page and click on the paypal button. After completing payment you’ll get your password sent to you by email. Enter the login info into the ‘members login’ panel and click GO Password for Guitar in

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How To Choose An Acoustic Guitar

A common question asked by many beginners is how to choose their first acoustic guitar. You don’t need to spend a lot of money in order have an instrument suitable for learning on however there are 2 very important factors which must be right. In this article

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Guitar Lessons In Cork

Guitar in a Nutshell was started in Cork in 2006 and has gone from strength to strength. You can access all the courses instantly here. When searching for guitar lessons in Cork a number of options are available. Aside from asking around, if your area is lucky

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How Can You Tell If Your Guitar Teacher Is Good Or Not?

Many Guitar in a Nutshell members may also be attending 1-1 or class guitar lessons with a guitar tutor in their local area. Combining guitar lessons online and personal lessons with a teacher is probably the fastest way to reach your goals on guitar. The question is

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Guitar in a Nutshell

The web is full of guitar websites however one in particular is turning heads called Guitar in a Nutshell. It’s a specialist site built for complete or struggling beginners and promises to teach a unique and compact system of strums and chords. Once learned, the method opens

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A Guide To Travis Picking On Guitar

Travis picking got its name from a country guitarist called Merle Travis. It’s a very popular fingerstyle technique within the genre of folk guitar. The main premise is that the thumb maintains an alternating bass pattern between two or sometimes three notes on the bass strings of

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How To Use A Guitar Capo

A guitar capo is a device which forms a clamp across all six strings of your guitar and can be placed at practically any place (or fret number) along the neck of the guitar. It’s an important guitar accessory and any quick visit to your guitar store

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Guitar Music Theory For Complete Beginners

Have you ever heard the phrase “Knowledge is Power”? By understanding a little about how music actually works you’ll become a much better guitar player… It’s not as hard as you think! In this series of new video lessons you’ll learn a lot about music theory for

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Why You Shouldn’t Buy An Expensive Guitar

I know from my experience as a professional guitar teacher that a large percentage of so-called beginners have actually been playing for many years. While it is true that 99% of the time the reason someone has not succeeded in their efforts to play guitar is simply

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3 Secrets To Speed Up Your Chord Changes

If you’re having trouble not being able to change chords as quickly as you’d like then you should find the following helpful… Step One: Use “Connector” Points If we take a look at the change between Em to G for example you can see that your first

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