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The Start Teaching Guitar Podcast

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

 

  http://media.blubrry.com/startteachingguitar/p/content.blubrry.com/startteachingguitar/STG132.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | 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 […]

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The Start Teaching Guitar Podcast

STG 086 : How To Fire Your Worst Guitar Students

 

  Sometimes one of the best ways to grow your teaching studio is to pull out the pruning shears and weed out the “bottom 10%” of your students…the ones who cause the most trouble, who don’t respect your studio policies and who seem to not be a good fit. It can feel scary sometimes to […]

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The Start Teaching Guitar Podcast

STG 030 : 7 Lies You’ve Been Told About Teaching Guitar Lessons

http://media.blubrry.com/startteachingguitar/p/content.blubrry.com/startteachingguitar/STG030.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSIn this episode, I’ll be telling you about 7 very common misconceptions…LIES, actually…that a lot of guitar teachers have been told. A lot of the things we take for granted and consider to be common sense JUST AREN’T TRUE when it comes […]

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The Start Teaching Guitar Podcast

STG 028 : Why 50% of New Guitar Teachers Fail

http://media.blubrry.com/startteachingguitar/p/content.blubrry.com/startteachingguitar/STG028.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSIn this episode, I’ll tell you why over HALF of all small business owners (including guitar teachers) FAIL within the first 5 years, and some things you can do to avoid joining the ranks of the “bottom 50%”. You don’t have to […]

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Guitar Lessons

Common Misconceptions About Playing Guitar – Part 3

 

 In the final article of this series, I want to talk about two more common misconceptions related to playing the guitar. If you’ve been following along up to now, you already know about the myths many people believe about GENETICS (Part 1) and about EXPECTATIONS (Part 2)…so let’s take a few minutes today and talk […]

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Left Handed Guitar

Common Misconceptions About Playing Guitar – Part 2

 

 In this article, I want to cover 2 more common misconceptions about learning how to play the guitar. These two myths have to do with expectations. The first misconception many new guitar students have is thinking that learning how to play is easy…it isn’t! Remember, if you can get in front of these incorrect beliefs […]

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Play Teach Guitar

Common Misconceptions About Playing Guitar – Part 1

 

 In this series of articles, I want to talk about some common misconceptions new students can have about learning how to play the guitar. Many of your guitar students will have some incorrect assumptions when they come to study with you. These misconceptions can affect how fast they make progress on the instrument and whether […]

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Fingerstyle Guitar

How To Help Your Students Get Out Of The Rut

 

 Frustration can be the biggest enemy for your students when learning how to play the guitar, but it doesn’t have to be. Everyone who ever quit playing guitar did so because they got frustrated. The truth is, we ALL get frustrated with our development once in a while…a small degree of frustration is unavoidable…but it’s […]

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