Monday, 12 October 2015

Tips to Becoming a Good Guitar Player

Learning to play the guitar can be relatively simple. If you are planning on learning how to play the guitar, you can sign up for guitar classes, or you might want to take one of the online classes. Learning to play the guitar online has become quite popular and is much easier as you can practice at your pace. Here are some tips you can use.

Alan Faustino


One word you will hear a lot when you start learning to play the guitar is, “practice.” You will need to practice every day and keep working at it till you get the chords and techniques right. How long should you practice? Well, there is no set time limit for how long you should practice, but an average of one hour a day would do you good. The time you spend practicing will help you develop finger memory, something you will need if you want to be a good guitarist.


Learning the guitar requires motivation. When you first start playing, you may sound terrible, but don’t let that stop you from moving ahead. The other thing you will have to deal with is sore fingertips. However, the pain will disappear, and your playing will improve after practicing for a couple of days. To stay motivated, set short-term goals and work with accomplishing it. Find a guitar buddy and practice together, this will help you stay motivated and achieve your goals.
Pay Attention to the Basics

Do not skip learning the basics, and pay attention that you learn it the right way. One of the hardest things to do is try and unlearn basics you may have learned through the wrong method. Get a guitar teacher to help you learn the chords, or take an online course.

Alan Faustino played the guitar, and was part of a rock band before taking up medicine.