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Where To Learn Guitar For Free (100% Free)

Where To Learn Guitar With Structure For Free Online [No Affiliate Links]

This is a rolling resource that has no affiliate links or commercial interest. It is purely aimed at being as helpful as possible for those …

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Guitar Posture & Hand Position For Beginners [A Helpful Illustrated Guide]

Open up almost any Guitar Method 1 book, and you will find a page at the beginning showing how to hold a guitar and how …

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Should you quit learning guitar

Should I Give Up Learning Guitar?

“Music is too important to be left to professionals.” This quote is ascribed to more than one source. Whether you know it to be from …

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Crossover Guitar

When You Should Buy A Crossover Guitar

As a beginner guitar player I have been wondering how difficult it would be to transition from classical to steel string and vice versa. There …

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Dont Have To Read Music

Why You Don’t Have To Learn To Read Music To Play Guitar

Reading music is a subject which can strike fear into the heart of many aspiring musicians. It isn’t just aspiring musicians, though, as many people …

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How To Beat Guitar Learning Frustration

11 Tips To Beat Guitar Learning Frustration

If you’re learning to play guitar in later life, there are a few steps that you will go through. One of these steps is frustration, …

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21 Tips For Guitar Finger Pain

21 Guitar Finger Pain Tips (Blisters, Calluses, Sore Fingers)

I am currently learning guitar with Justin Guitar’s beginner course and my fingertips are sensitive to the touch. They feel bruised, I have blisters and …

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How Learning Guitar Helps Depression

14 Reasons Why Learning Guitar Helps With Depression

For many years I have suffered from depression and anxiety and about 2 years ago I came off the medication (prozac) I was using and …

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Ultimate Beginners Guide To Buying An Electric Guitar

*If you are looking for a recommendation on the exact electric guitar to buy then head here Introduction At the time most of us buy …

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How To Restart Playing Guitar

With any hobby that takes a long time to master, it is easy to fall off the wagon. Life can take over and you can …

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Ultimate Beginners Guide To Buying A Classical Guitar

As a beginner, it can be very difficult to work out which type of guitar is best for your own needs, and even if you have established that the classical guitar is for you, how do you decide which to buy? This guide is designed to help walk you through the steps of a classical guitar, explaining the multitude of considerations for those looking to take the plunge and make a purchase.

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How To Play Guitar Quietly (Acoustic, Electric, Classical)

When you picture yourself as a guitarist, you probably think of playing loud on stage in front of lots of people. The image of struggling …

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