If you’re serious about being a musician, then there is only one road that will get you there—practice. Practicing is a necessary key—really the only key—that will unlock the potential inside you to become the guitar player you want to be. Practicing is something you’re going to be doing a lot to become skillful, so let’s learn how to do it most effectively.
This lesson covers…
• How often, when, where, and how you should practice.
• Sample 30-minute practice routine.
• Tips for developing speed.
• Practical tips on getting the most from your practice time.
Practicing doesn’t need to be a burden. You can learn to love the times where you get away from everything else and focus on your goal of learning guitar. Have a great lesson! - Steve Krenz
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Steve plays a ES-355 Block Inlay
in this lesson.
As an instructor, Steve is best known for the top-selling guitar instruction course, Gibson's Learn & Master Guitar. He has helped thousands of students in over 95 countries across the globe to learn, improve, and master the guitar.
Steve's performing experience covers a large gamut, from playing guitar with the symphony orchestra, to jazz big bands, to performing with Grammy-winning artists like Donna Summer, Michael W. Smith, The Fifth Dimension, Israel Houghton, and Tommy Sims (producer, renowned bass player for Bruce Springsteen and co-writer of Eric Clapton's Grammy-winning song "Change the World").
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||This Skills House Foundation Lesson was brought to you by the makers of Gibson's Learn & Master Guitar with Steve Krenz. Gibson's Learn & Master Guitar, the world's most in-depth home study course for guitar. Developed in partnership with Legacy Learning Systems, this 20-DVD course takes beginning players from the ultra-basics of guitar all the way through advanced skills training. It is truly years' worth of training in a single box, all presented in a simple step-by-step progression that anyone can follow on their path toward mastering the guitar. The Learn & Master Guitar course received the 2011 Acoustic Guitar Magazine Player’s Choice GOLD Award for outstanding guitar instructional materials. Steve is also the author of the Learn & Master Blues Guitar DVD course with Legacy Learning Systems. For more information, go here!