practice

A how-to on the mental and physical side of practicing.

Intermediate

Beginner

  • Develop an internal sense of rhythm and learn to sync your hands.
  • Understand how to subdivide.
  • Focus on your mental state while practicing.
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Guitar is an unusual instrument, yet somehow we human beings invented it and refined it, both technologically and artistically. There are some days when everything flows, while other days it feels like we’re complete beginners again. This is totally normal. If we really considered how much information our bodies are processing just to be alive in our version of the world, perhaps we’d be a bit kinder to ourselves about our off days and humbler about our good days! I want to share a few perspectives on the core technical aspects of playing that can be helpful to work on and remind ourselves of regularly. Let’s dive in!

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