Top 10 Tips for Learning to Play Guitar
The Top Ten
Makes you very happy and increase your guitar level - shatti
Very important, it's a muscle and brain thing. try not miss a day. and if you can do more than 15 minutes don't stop. keep playing keep enjoying
Slash was practicing 12 hours a day - shatti
To a metronomo. Make yourself a routine. Just hold it for a month and see insane results.
Great riddle -- ''How do you get to Carnegie Hall? '' ''Practice''
That should be 80% of what you should do
Just pick it up and play - shatti
Start with open chords A, C, G,C. E
No way you will sound bad if you learn these
It I'll take time, but it's a treasure
Tip: start with D & G - shatti
Playing some chords may be harder. Especially if you play chords that having restricted strings. So you may want to mute some strings. I didn't know that technique. But when I saw some people doing it, then I realize how good it could be.
Just place a finger (especially thumb) on a string. It will mute the string. Even though its not a good thing. But it'll help you. Don't press too hard on the string when using this technique. - zxm
Yes, start with E major. only three fingers needed. and you can strum all the strings. - zxm
Most impotent thing to expand your guitar style, very important - shatti
This is very important to see people just jamming,
If you keep watching, your influence your ideas will come together - shatti
First time I heard about this it scares me of, it seems very complicated, I learn every thing but scales, but believe me they're easy
I start practicing scales after 5 months of playing guitar.
Learn one scale, any scale, it's gonna make you faster in guitar and more accurate. - shatti
Start with knowing guitar notes in frets, start with the thickest string
If you finds it complicated start with chords - shatti
Listen to rock, if your favorite band are rock band then you'r lucky, you have a great influence - shatti
None of these will happen if you have a bad teacher. so a good teacher is first of all of these things. - zxm
Its very effective. instead of leaning and seeing the chords. just look forward. and see your strumming in mirror. - zxm
This step should be after months of learning guitar
U can learn 2 or 3 chords & sing and make a song, but if you want to be a real guitarist add more, you can slide and bend and picking some suitable notes, try to solo
That's will improve every thing in your guitar learning - shatti
You want thin? , medium, heavy, extra heavy, extra thin?
Choose your style
For a beginner start with thin or medium because you wouldn't Solo and play scales from the beginning and that's require heavy picks - shatti
Try to love all the rock bands and listen to them to increase you influence
Don't play pop music to much in guitar, they are only some chords and have little technique,you will find ur self repeat what your doing guitar, but of course you should learn your favorite pop songs
Focus on high quality rock music with rich guitar playing - shatti
Complicate your self, it may be ain't fun but it will make you better - shatti
Very helpful, it's like doing home work with friends, sharing guitar theory and style is very helpful - shatti
Electric, acoustic, bass, classic.
Try every thing - shatti
Playing bass and normal guitar (acoustic and electric) is quite different. in bass you will have problems with thicker and longer strings. but the bright side is it has only four strings. - zxm
Pick a position when you are play. if you want to perform sitting then practice while you are sitting - shatti
If you like ac/dc then buy gibson sg like angus young
If you like slash or jimmy page then buy gibson les paul
Or you can choose your taste by trying guitars
Gibson, fender, PRS, jackson, ibanez, Taylor all great - shatti
If you play electric practice on the amplifier, try to get the best sound - shatti