If you struggle with chord changes and find they are slow, awkward and are ruining the flow of your songs and maybe they even want to make you throw your guitar out of a ten-storey building hoping it will land in a burning car, then you will definitely find this post helpful.
There are multiple reasons for slow chord changes but one of the biggest culprits is one not many are aware of and even those who are, have no idea how to fix it. In this post, I’ll show you what the issue is, why it crops up and more importantly how to fix it so your chord changes, especially those when changing from G to C, become faster and smoother.
The Bb chord on guitar is definitely one of the hardest barre chords around and it is the one that gives a lot of beginners and intermediate guitarists a lot of bother. Today, I’ll show you some ways to simplify this, play it with better technique (which no one really teaches), how NOT to play it and even ways to “invert” it for a sophisticated take on the chord.
A lot of guitarists can play a few fingerpicking songs and knock out some fingerstyle patterns but a lot don’t ever do any exercises for their fingerpicking hand. Yet, they wonder why they lack speed, dexterity and agility with their picking hand. This video, featuring two simple fingerpicking exercises will help you with this. Read More
One of the biggest misconceptions about learning and improving your guitar skills is the myth about sore fingers. Many guitarists are told or taught that sore fingers equals progress and that it is, in fact, a sign you are doing things correctly. In this post, I’ll explain why that is nonsense — and what you should do instead. Read More