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The Start Teaching Guitar Podcast

STG 132 | Busting Some Common Myths About Teaching Guitar – Part 1

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed | Subscribe: iTunes, RSS There are lots of common myths about teaching guitar lessons floating around out there. They sound logical, so most people who’ve never experienced anything different just accept them at face value and operate their teaching studios accordingly. The problem is that when […]

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STG 131: Disqualifying the Students You Don’t Want to Teach

Should you be trying to work with every potential guitar student who knocks on your door? Is being a successful teacher really about working with anyone and everyone, whether they’re a good fit for your studio or not, just to get more money coming in? Of course, the answer to both of these questions is […]

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STG 130: How to Make A Big Splash With A Small Studio

Do you ever feel insignificant in your guitar teaching studio, like nobody else in your community really knows you exist? You probably have some larger businesses in your city that get tons of media exposure, newspaper write-ups and interviews, but did you know that with a good plan, some hard work and a little patience, […]

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STG 129: The Inner Game of Teaching Guitar

There’s an outer aspect of being a successful guitar teacher, and there’s also an inner aspect. Most teachers struggle because they focus on the “outer game” but they completely ignore the “inner game”. This inner game is where your level of confidence operates, where your motivation comes from and where you believe whether or not […]

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STG 128: Cracking The Code – Interview With Troy Grady

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed | Subscribe: iTunes, RSS Troy Grady has spent years researching, studying and unraveling the secrets of the world’s fastest professional guitar players and has recently created and released an amazing video series called “Cracking The Code”. In it, he attempts to unravel the mysteries of how […]

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STG 127: Changing Lives With Guitar Lessons

If you’ve been teaching guitar for a while and have found some success with it, maybe it’s time to consider giving something back. There are lots of ways you can use your guitar playing and teaching skills to help people right in your local community find more happiness and the inspiration and motivation they need […]

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STG 126: Motivating Your Students With Effective Praise

One of the keys to good student retention is understanding how to motivate your students. Motivated students learn better, have more confidence and stick with guitar lessons for longer periods of time. One of the biggest motivational tools you can use to help your students excel on the guitar is to praise them, but it’s […]

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STG 125: How Mentoring Can Change Your Teaching Studio and Your Life

Are you tired of spinning your wheels trying to grow your teaching studio, feeling like you’re going nowhere? Trying to grow a business on your own can be one of the loneliest and most frustrating experiences ever. The good news is that you don’t have to try to build your studio on your own; you […]

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STG 124: Guitar Advice From The Pros, Volume 1

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed | Subscribe: iTunes, RSS I recently discovered a great podcast called The Guitar Channel, hosted by Pierre Journel. He has hundreds of episodes of his show, mostly containing interviews with famous guitar players including Nuno Bettencourt, Steve Vai, Steve Lukather, Paul Gilbert, Al Di Meola, Guthrie […]

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STG 123: Generational Marketing For Guitar Teachers, Part 3 – Baby Boomers

Marketing and student retention get a whole lot easier when you really know and understand the people you’re trying to teach. There are three main categories of potential students out there that fall into three basic generations: Millennials, Generation X and Baby Boomers. Chances are you have some of each in your teaching studio right […]

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