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The Start Teaching Guitar Podcast

STG 136: Beginning Guitar Teacher Questions Answered

 

  http://media.blubrry.com/startteachingguitar/p/content.blubrry.com/startteachingguitar/STG136.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS There are lots of guitar players out there who would love to turn their love of music into a source of income, and maybe even do music as a career some day. Teaching is one of the more rewarding and […]

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STG 105 : 10 Guitar Blogs You Should Be Reading

 

  Reading guitar blogs is a great way to keep a “growing edge” on your skills as a guitar teacher. Good blogs will keep you updated on the latest guitar-related developments, give you excellent articles and information you can forward on to your students and provide you with a steady source of new (and FREE) […]

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STG 103 : Why Learning The Guitar Is So Difficult

 

  I think guitar teachers sometimes have a tendency to forget where we came from. Whenever we teach absolute beginners how to play guitar, we tend to look at things through the lens of where we are TODAY as a player and we don’t always see things from the perspective of someone who has never picked […]

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STG 095 : Overview of the 4 Main Music Instruction Methods – Part 2

 

  Most guitar teachers just teach “freestyle” and don’t use any kind of formal method with their students, but there’s a lot we can learn by looking at formal music education methods and adapting some of their more effective principles to what we already do as guitar teachers. There are 4 primary formal music education […]

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STG 094 : Overview of the 4 Main Music Instruction Methods – Part 1

 

  Most guitar teachers just teach “freestyle” and don’t use any kind of formal method with their students, but there’s a lot we can learn by looking at formal music education methods and adapting some of their more effective principles to what we already do as guitar teachers. There are 4 primary formal music education […]

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STG 093 : Protecting Your Students From Hand Injury

 

  One of the lesser talked-about aspects of playing the guitar is protecting yourself from repetitive strain injuries in your hands and wrists. There’s nothing more disheartening than spending years of your life mastering an instrument like the guitar and then finding out you may have to give it up completely because you never took […]

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STG 087 : How To Teach Great Guitar Tone

 

  The gear and equipment your students use can play a huge part in what kind of guitar players they become, and in whether or not they really get excited about learning the guitar. Being able to dial in a really good, appropriate guitar sound for the style of music your students want to learn […]

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Guest Article – 5 Things Every Guitar Teacher Should Know

 

  5 Things Every Guitar Teacher Should Know, Guitar Coach Magazine If you have aspirations to become a guitar teacher, but are not quite clear as to how to approach the subject, then you are not alone. There are many points to consider and it isn’t as easy as some may be led to believe. […]

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STG 068: 7 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Teaching Guitar

 

 http://media.blubrry.com/startteachingguitar/p/content.blubrry.com/startteachingguitar/STG068.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS You know what they say: “hindsight is 20/20”. You never have all the answers or all the information you need when you’re first getting started as a guitar teacher, and some of the most valuable lessons of all don’t come until […]

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STG 064: 15 Components of a Complete Guitar Player

 

 http://media.blubrry.com/startteachingguitar/p/content.blubrry.com/startteachingguitar/STG064.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS What is a complete guitar player? There are a lot of different aspects to being a well-rounded musician. People debate this subject all the time. Is it all about how well you can play technical passages, or how well you understand […]

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