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How to Improve Your Guitar Playing

These So many guitar players want to improve their guitar playing but ignore some fundamental things.  Here are some tips that are easily missed by inexperienced players.

  1. Learn the notes on the fretboard
  2. Learn the sound / texture of chord types
  3. Learn how to hum and play simple melodies
  4. Learn something new every day
  5. Listen to all styles for inspiration
  6. Play music not theory, it might be clever but if it sounds terrible, why bother?
  7. Learn to play slowly and in time
  8. Learn each song in a couple of keys if possible
  9. Learn to memorise songs
  10. Don’t compare yourself to others or criticise

These things may seem simple  but they are things that are highly worth considering

Tony Hogan

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9 thoughts on “How to Improve Your Guitar Playing

  1. Hey, read a bit into your “How to improve your Guitar Playing” blog and must say I totally agree with the 10 points you have up there, especially number 10, not comparing yourself to other guitarists. Keep up the good work man, Ill be sure to share this info with my facebook friends and followers and to check back in from time to time.

  2. Great and encouraging tips which are most be remarked by all guitar player who wants to improve their guitar playing skill. Especially for beginner as like me, it is very important tips to be remember.

  3. Great and encouraging tips which are most be remarked by all guitar players who want to improve their guitar playing skill. As a beginner in guitar playing I am trying to improve my guitar playing skill using online tips from boulderguitarcoach.com. And your tips are really encourage me for continue to improve my guitar playing skill.

  4. Excellent, simple and easy way to understand how to learn guitar. Thank foe this post and i am looking for this kind of tips to know the ways of learn guitar playing. However there are another sites as boulderguitarcoach.com where I learning such tips for improving my guitar playing skill.

  5. I never had someone who taught me how to play guitar. I remember starting out by keeping a copy of an old song book and memorize the tunes. Some says I am playing a different tune, but later on I did get the right melody. lol.

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