Express Guitar - The Ultimate Guitar Learning Kit

If you have ever wanted to play a guitar, but didn't want to take months to do it. Then this program is for you!

  

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3 Simple ThingS You Can Do To Master Your Guitar Playing

  

 
  Playing guitar looks pretty easy at a rock concert or on a DVD...
  the truth is, like everything else in life that's worthwhile
  achieving you have to work at it.

  With guitar playing five minutes thought is much better than five
  hours haphazard practice!

  The important thing is to have a checklist of things you want to
  achieve with your guitar playing, I've included three of the most
  important things to consider.


  Tip 1 -- Set Goals

  Start by defining your target...

  * What songs do you want to play?

  * Who is your favorite guitar player?

  * What style of music do you want to play?

  * Do you want to be a member of a band or play solo? etc ...

  By being specific about your musical goals, you will move towards
  these goals much quicker than if you only had some vague
  intention of become a guitar player.

  Let's take these general goals and make them even more focused.

  (a) What songs do you want to play? --

  * Write down the titles of five songs you want to play.

  * Do you want to play the rhythm guitar or lead guitar parts?

  * What is your time frame for learning each song? etc ...


  (b) Who is your favorite guitar player? --

  * Write down the name of your favorite guitarist.

  * Listen carefully to some recordings of this guitarist, even the
  very best guitarists start to repeat themselves after about
  twenty minutes, what you are listening for is certain "trademark"
  techniques your favorite player uses e.g., hammer-on's, slides,
  bends, power chords etc., these will be the specific techniques
  to work on.


  Tip 2 -- Practice Sessions

  Now that you know what it is that you want to achieve, we need to
  set up a practice program that will guarantee the desired
  results.

  * Is your practice material organized?

  * Remove all distractions from your practice room!

  * What is the best time to practice for you?

  * Do you have good full spectrum lighting?

  * Do you have a music stand?

   etc ...


  OK, let's drill down deeper and be more specific with these
  practice headings


  (a) Is your practice material organized?

  * Is your guitar on a guitar stand, tuned and ready for action?

  * Are all of your practice, CD's, music books, DVD etc., within
  easy reach?

  * Do you have a list of what today's practice session objective?



  (b) Remove all distractions from your practice room!

  * Is your mobile phone switched off?

  * Identify and eliminate sounds (TV, radio, fridge motor etc.,)
  that are distracting you.

  * Be certain to only have one project (the project you have
  decided to work on this particular session) on your music stand
  at all times.

  etc ...


  Tip 3 -- Data or motor skills

  Determine if your need to work on data skills (new concepts,
  theoretical information etc.,) of motor skills (physical
  repetition of material already learnt).

  Again, notice how we are being very specific about even the type
  of practice session.It's no use spending all week working on
  motor skill training if we really need to clarify some data
  skills!

  Remember, to keep your eye on your musical target at all times.

  If you have a system of learning and review your checklist every
  weekly to be certain you are "on-track" you will notice a
  constant improvement in your guitar playing.


 

   

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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. Mike’s teaching gives his student’s 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.

Ken C Simpson
Business Owner & Guitarist
Queensland, Australia

 


 

The course is varied, in-depth and well-structured, making learning and comprehension fast, thorough and enjoyable. It’s 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 Mike’s lessons with the determination to reach my new goals.

Karl J Ricker
Sales Manager
Sunshine Coast, Australia