How To Use The Master Guitar Guide

Use the 8 segments to learn how to play guitar better and more quickly. Focus on one area at a time and watch it all come together...
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The Eight Segments Of The Master Guitar Guide

Lessons

Find instruction for your style

Jamming

Learn to play well with others

Practice

Find out how to get more out of practice

Rhythm

Find out why rhythm is so important

Theory

Find out how music theory helps you

Improvising

Find out how to improvise better

Technique

How to achieve better technique

Accessories

Find out which accessories you need

Do This Before You Start On Any Guitar Lessons

Make sure your guitar is playable. Take it to a music store and have them check it out, ask a qualified friend or take it to a luthier.

Deals on guitars

Make sure you have a music room or space. You need privacy to experiment, practice, make mistakes and listen to instruction.

Music stands  Microphones   Headphones   Guitar stands  Metronome

If you don’t already have a community to play music with, find one. This is essential, for many reasons; fun, feedback, sharing, learning from others and expanding your horizons, to mention a few.

Make a commitment to practice daily, if possible, for at least 30 days. Better yet, commit to six months, or a yearly subscription.

Choose a guitar style you want to learn. You can always change your mind later, but you can’t learn 2 at once in the beginning. Look at it like majoring in a subject.  Bluegrass   Rock   Jazz   Classical   Fingerstyle   Country   Blues