All tagged find a guitar teacher

5 Signs Your Guitar Teacher is a Turd

Most beginners, once they find a guitar teacher they like (or can at least tolerate) will stick with that teacher for the duration of the lessons. If you're one of these people, then perhaps it's worth your time to make sure that the teacher you are committing to isn't a turd. 

This blog post will go over five signs that your teacher isn't worth the time, energy, or money you're spending on them.

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.

How to Find a Guitar Teacher: Organization and Habits

Many beginners to guitar want a teacher who is structured and ready to provide opinions about the best way to learn guitar. Teachers provide this advice in the form of a curriculum.

How do you know if a teacher's curriculum will work for you? Answering this question can save you many frustrated hours of practice, and the drudgery of going to a teacher that you don't get along with.