All tagged face-to-face guitar lessons

How to Find a Guitar Teacher: What to ask a teacher before taking guitar lessons

My first question for any teacher I'm considering working with is, What is your favorite thing to teach? This question gives the teacher the floor to talk about what he teaches best.

It could be that he is the best at teaching jazz guitar, or loses herself in teaching lead rock guitar. If you want to learn lead rock guitar, then you've found your teacher.

How to Find a guitar teacher: Do you feel welcome?

Ask yourself this question the next time you walk into any store or place of business: Do you feel welcome there? If not, that's probably not going to change.

If you can find a business that makes you feel welcome, right from the get go, you will have a much better experience in the long run. This also applies to guitar teachers.

This post goes over four archetypes of guitar teachers to avoid because they won't make you feel welcome, and they certainly don't want to help you learn in a way that works for you.

Guitar Classes: Everything You Need To Know

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Guitar classes are simple: Imagine a group of like-minded guitarists being taught just one topic at a time and you're in the ballpark.

If you are an outgoing person, you'll find that guitar classes are a lot of fun. If you tend to be a little picky with who you hang out with, you're less likely to find guitar classes to be enjoyable.

All that said, what are guitar classes good for? Let's get into the details.  

Face-To-Face Guitar Lessons: Are They Worth the Money?

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Face-to-face guitar lessons are totally worth the time and money. Why?

They are customizable, they can be really fun if you find the right teacher, and you could get even more inspired to learn.

Are you interested in learning from a teacher in face-to-face guitar lessons? The rest of this post goes over the perks of finding an awesome teacher.

Video Chat Guitar Lessons: Are They Worth It?

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Guitar is a complex interment to learn. We need guidance, either online or with a specific teacher. video chat guitar lessons might be just the ticket if you aren't thrilled with the idea of seeing a teacher in a face-to-face lesson or taking online guitar lessons either.

This post gets into the advantages and disadvantages of learning guitar from a remote teacher, the tools you need to do it, and what to expect from your experience. Ready?

Learning guitar online: Is it doable?

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Guitar is a fun, complex instrument to learn.

Sometimes, complex tasks requires guidance from an experienced teacher, someone who can save us from frustration. At the same time, there is much to be gleaned from online tutorials. 

What do you do? Learn the guitar entirely online, or seek a guide in face-to-face guitar lessons?

This post will help you make the wisest decision. Let's destroy this argument once and for all.