Upstrums are very frustrating for all beginners. Not only do guitarists lack the technique, but they lack the tone and try to be way too precise. In this video, I share with you my secrets for up-strumming.
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There are three key factors that will define how happy, successful and efficient you are at learning to play the guitar, especially if you don`t have a teacher and therefore you effectively teach yourself guitar.
In this post, you will learn what they are, how important they are to your success and why only you can control these factors.
Most guitarists who want to learn how to play guitar and sing often prioritise the guitar part over the vocal part but this is a common mistake that will hold you back.
The reason why? Because it takes much longer that way. Spending too long perfecting the guitar part before adding singing can work against you.
Singing and playing the guitar is tough and does take a little time, but you can shorten that time by doing things in the correct order which I’ll show you.
Every guitarist should learn at least 10 famous chord progressions and know them inside out.
The main reason is, doing so will save you a lot of time and make you a better guitarist in the long run. [Read more…]