do you play guitar with tension

Take The Tension Test

Take The Tension Test!How much tension are you (really) playing with?Practicing guitar while holding tension in any part of the body will prevent your fingers from learning the movements you are trying to teach them. Unfortunately, virtually ALL guitar students

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Take The Tension Test

How To Hold The Guitar

 SITTING & HOLDING THE GUITARHolding the guitar correctly first and indispensable step in playing the guitar easily and without pain. Many guitar students never realize that pain from guitar playing, or repetitive strain injury, begins with how they hold the

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How To Hold The Guitar
the light finger

Discover The Light Finger

How Do Fingers Work On Guitar?A guitar player uses their fingers on the strings the same way a runner uses their legs. How is that done?We shift our weight to one leg.We relax the other leg and extend it forward.We

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Discover The Light Finger
the heavy arm on guitar

Walking Across Strings With The Heavy Arm

Walking Across The Strings With The Heavy Arm I hope you enjoyed learning about   1The Light Finger 2The Firm Finger 3The Floating Arm 4The Heavy Arm 5All Aboard 6Walking Across The Strings With Heavy Arm Putting It All Together: The

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Walking Across Strings With The Heavy Arm
guitar lifers

Guitar Lovers Are Guitar Lifers!

Guitar Lovers Are In It For Life! What is it about the guitar that makes so many people have a lifelong obsession with all things guitar? I am fascinated by the fact that I have met so many people who

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Guitar Lovers Are Guitar Lifers!
about-guitar-principles

About

AboutTeaching You HOW To Play The Guitar - Not Just Giving You More Stuff To (Try) To Play!All other guitar lessons merely try to keep you amused while the pile of songs you can't play gets higher. Exeperience the "Guitar

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About

What Are “The Principles”?

What Are “The Principles”? Most guitar methods do not actually train your fingers to play the guitar well. They give you music and exercises that require already trained fingers to be able to play them well, without struggle.  Guitar Principles

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What Are “The Principles”?

Are The Principles For You?

Are “The Principles Of Correct Practice For Guitar” …For YOU? The short answer: YES! If you are interested in finally getting pro level skill in your fingers!  “The Principles Of Correct Practice For Guitar” is a scientific method for training

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Are The Principles For You?
Why I Wrote _The Principles_ (1)

Why I Wrote “The Principles”

Why I Wrote "The Principles Of Correct Practice For Guitar" Guitar Principles began one day back in 1998 when I  went to the printer with my new book “The Principles of Correct Practice For Guitar”. I had been teaching for

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Why I Wrote “The Principles”

The Foundation Exercises For Guitar

The Foundation ExercisesFor GuitarAll techniques on guitar are based on a small set of foundational skills. These skills underlie all guitar technique. Most guitar students don't have these skills. Here they are.Can Your Fingers Do THIS On Guitar?If you can't

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The Foundation Exercises For Guitar