Here is another weekly 10-second tip.

This time, not from me but from DTAA member Scott.

Now I will pass the mic to Scott…


Make sure you can see clearly!


This is one of those Homer Simpson “Doh!” moments.

I switched over to a pair of reading glasses I forgot I even owned and suddenly I can, for the first time, see my fretting hand with perfect clarity!  

I spent an entire month trying to hit blurry Gs and Cs with my fingers landing everywhere. 

Forgive the world’s worst pun: I couldn’t C. 

Chord changing improved instantly and dramatically. 

I feel silly for not having realized this sooner. 

Perhaps some of your other students might benefit from this Blinding Glimpse of the Obvious…



Thanks Scott.

Simple but very true.

It is one of those simple tips which highlights how important it is to get your environment and setup just right.

Doing so doesn’t take long and makes practice more effective and enjoyable.


Anyway, if you want more obvious, and lots of not so obvious advice on improving your playing, check out my eBook bundle at the link below:

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All 7 eBooks inside are designed to help you fix and improve the “7 stumbling blocks” of beginner guitar playing.


Have a great day of practice.

Dan Thorpe

Guitar Domination


P.S. This post was originally taken from Dan Thorpe’s private email list. To get blog posts like this sent to you which are full of great tips to make fingerpicking, strumming, and learning guitar more enjoyable (especially if you are over 40) join Dan’s list. It’s 100% free, HERE.

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