Category: Tips & Tricks

The Easiest Way to Start Playing Guitar Right Now—And Enjoy It!

After years of teaching guitar, I’ve noticed many recurring issues that crop up with beginners trying to figure out how to start playing. If you haven’t played guitar before, it can be daunting and confusing to know what is the…

Free Guitar Lessons San Francisco — Monday Exercise #5

This is the fifth and final installment in our series on rapidly improving our dexterity, strength, stamina, power, and musicality of our fingers to improve our guitar playing. So far we’ve gone over four easy, fast, and powerful exercises, and if…

Free Guitar Lessons San Francisco — Monday Exercise #4

The fourth “linear exercise” in our continuing series on rapidly improving our dexterity, strength, stamina, power, and musicality of our fingers to improve our guitar playing… Download the tablature for this exercise here: Guitar Finger Exercise #4 Tab This week’s pattern…

Free Guitar Lessons San Francisco — Monday Exercise #3

And now part three in our continuing series on rapidly improving our dexterity, strength, stamina, power, and musicality of our fingers to improve our guitar playing… Download the tablature for this exercise here: Guitar Finger Exercise #3 Tab By now, you’re…

Free Guitar Lessons San Francisco — Thursday Exercise #2: The Minor Pentatonic Scale, 2nd Position

(Continuing with where we started in the last Thursday Exercise, where we did the 1st position of the A minor pentatonic scale.) Here are the tabs for the 2nd position of the Am pentatonic scale: Am Pentatonic Guitar Scale, 2nd Position…

Free Guitar Lessons San Francisco — Monday Exercise #2

Here’s part two in our continuing series on rapidly improving our dexterity, strength, stamina, power, and musicality of our fingers to improve our guitar playing. Download the tablature for this exercise here: Guitar Finger Exercise #2 Tab This exercise will…