Express Guitar - The Ultimate Guitar Learning Kit

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Guitar Lessons: Beginner

Can a 40 year old with no musical background learn to play guitar - you bet!

  

Question:

 

I wanted to ask you...if I can truly learn to play like you say. you see i have no musical background at all. i also am over 40 yrs and while I believe you can learn at any age. I think it is a little harder the older you get. Also, I am right handed and I injured my right hand at age twenty. I have all my fingers. but I have limited use and feeling. I can pic the guitar with a pick, but i don't know if i can do it without looking. will this hinder me?


Answer:

(1) Yes, the main ingredient for a successful guitar player, is that the player is self motivated,to be perfectly honest I have never met a person who couldn't learn how to play. 

However, I have met a lot of people who didn't learn to play the guitar. (externally motivated - players give up easily).

The distinction I want to make is :

The players who are *internally motivated* or self motivated regardless of musical background ultimately become the players!!! Remember the tortoise and the hare!

(2) Age, not an issue - my current students range from ten to seventy five!

(3) No musical background - no problem, actuually could be a distinct advantage. I prefer to teach students, who are starting from the very start (a) because I don't have to undo bad habits (b) I know for certain there are no musical *holes* in their musical knowledge base.


(4) Your right hand fingers won't be an issue as long as you can hold a pick, the problem would be more critical if you had issues with your left hand. Having said that one of the most outstanding Jazz guitarist's of all time Django Reinhhardt only had the full use of two of his left hand fingers.


It goes back to what I said earlier .........if you really want to play ...........nothing can stop you!!!

   

   

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Rave Reviews for Express Guitar:

 

As a student of Mike Hayes since 1999, I have found his teaching methods and products to be first class. Whatever style or area of music I have been interested in, he has provided me with useful information, advice and study materials. His style of teaching and teaching products enabled me to progress through his guitar course far quicker than I ever imagined. He also helps in teaching yourself to find and develop your own style of music. Mikeís teaching gives his studentís the ability to become useful musicians, not just guitarists.

Stephen J Reid
Guitarist & Musician
Australia

 


 

This course teaches us how to learn, how to retain, and how to recall information quickly. This entire program is built around "connected learning" with key phrases, picture words ( yes there is such a thing ) and the most dynamic personal motivator I have ever had the pleasure of knowing.

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Business Owner & Guitarist
Queensland, Australia

 


 

The course is varied, in-depth and well-structured, making learning and comprehension fast, thorough and enjoyable. Itís a great way of learning, as you can pace yourself and move onto the next stage when you feel competent. I find this course both innovative and inspirational. I find myself leaving Mikeís lessons with the determination to reach my new goals.

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Sales Manager
Sunshine Coast, Australia