Category Archives: Guitar Tips

10 Essential Things to Check When Buying Your First Guitar

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Written by Ged Richardson from Zingstruments

10 Errors Most Rookies Make When They Buy Their First Guitar (Don’t Be One Of Them!)

If you’re just starting out playing guitar, buying that very first guitar is a daunting prospect. It doesn’t have to be, so long as you’ve done your homework.
Here are the 10 biggest hiccups that newbie buyers make when they get their first guitar. Don’t be that rookie…read on!

How to Make the Most Out of Your Practice Time

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Written by Sebastien from GuitarEndeavor.com

Learning to play the guitar takes time, unfortunately most of us can’t afford to spend all day practicing. That’s why it’s crucial to make the most out of the limited occasions we have to refine our craft. Here are a few tips for having efficient practice sessions and learning better.

Improving Playing Speed

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If you are trying to learn a particular song getting the timing down can be tricky for anyone starting out. If you need to improve your playing speed but need a little guidance here are a few tips that can help you out:

Learn Proper Picking Technique

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When learning a new skill on the guitar it is important to practice the right way from the beginning. Not only will this help you learn faster but it may also prevent injuries down the road.

Proper Picking Techniques

In the video, guitarist Nate Savage does an excellent job in covering the basics for learning proper picking techniques to get you going. Working with these general tips will greatly increase your playing ability.