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The Only Tremolo Exercise You'll Ever Need

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In today's classical guitar technique lesson, I'm giving you the only tremolo exercise you'll ever need.

It's beautiful and musical like an actual tremolo piece - while still being simple and effective as a tremolo drill.

The reason I believe this is the only tremolo exercise you'll ever...

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How To Reach Big Stretches On The Guitar

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I have very average-sized hands... and yet, I can hit some pretty crazy stretches on the guitar!

If you've ever played any of my arrangements, you've probably experienced some of the painful chords I like to sprinkle in there :)

Why do I make these stretches look easy, when they feel...

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The Ultimate Hammer-On Exercise

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I have a fun video for you today... or at least I think it's fun. Maybe it's just embarrassing :)

The video is very tongue-in-cheek, but I wanted to share with you a really cool hammer-on exercise I composed - inspired by one of my old arrangements.

The exercise requires you to...

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How To Play Fingerstyle Guitar Percussion

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I've been getting requests for this tutorial for months now, so I figured it was time to finally make it happen! In today's video, I'm showing you how to play the 3 most common fingerstyle percussion techniques:

The Wrist Thump...

The Thumb Hit On Strings...

And The Thumb Hit On...

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My 3-Step Formula For Effortless Guitar Technique

 Raise your hand if you've ever felt like your hand was on fire after playing a bunch of barre chords...

I know I'm not the only one!

What if I told you there was a better way? I'm going to show you a proven method to finally learn how to play the guitar with a relaxed technique.

With the help of previous teachers and one of...

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Guided Guitar Practice Session: Slow Warm-Up

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Today, I want you to practice along with me!

I'm going to guide you through a practice session with this free warm-up routine for classical guitar.

Practice time: 15 minutes

This classical guitar warm up routine is designed to help you warm up gradually and slowly, while staying as...

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Make Better Guitar Arrangements Without Changing A Single Note

“Light Of The Seven” Example Tabs/Sheet Music

“A good arrangement performed poorly might as well be a bad arrangement…”

What if I told you that I could teach you how to make your guitar arrangements better without changing a single note?

Throughout the arranging process, we’re constantly thinking about...

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The 1 Exercise Every Guitarist Needs

This might sound crazy…

Especially given the fact that I’m a classically trained guitarist with a masters degree.

But I don’t regularly practice scales or technique exercises.

I know…. blasphemy!

This is a very intentional decision, though, and one that I don’t take lightly. I want to spend my practice time...

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50 Game-Changing Guitar Tips in 10 Minutes

I took on an interesting challenge this week. I asked myself, if I had only 10 minutes with a student and would never meet with them again; what wisdom would I share with them from my guitar journey that would have a lasting impact on their playing?

That question inspired me to make one of my most ambitious videos to date. It is jam packed with...

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How To Play Guitar Beautifully

Late-night scale practice… slaving over the metronome… moments where we’d rather bash the guitar against a wall than do one more slur exercise…

Why do we do it? Why do we push day-after-day, year-after-year to further develop and improve our guitar technique?

We do it because good technique enables us to play the...

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