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Guitar Teaching Tips

Guitar Teaching Tips Tips for Guitar Teachers When setting out to give tips to would be guitar teachers it is important to recognise that “There are many spokes to the centre of the wheel” which is just another way of … Continue reading

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Printable Guitar Necks Chord Grids Fingerboards etc

Printable Guitar Teaching Resources, Blank Necks and Chord Grids The following are examplesĀ  of just some of the stuff in the current teachwombat “Deluxe Guitar Teacher’s Package” (details shown on the right hand column of this page). The list is … Continue reading

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Printable Blank Guitar Necks for Guitar Teachers

Printable Blank Guitar Necks for Guitar Teachers   Sheets featuring a printable Blank Guitar Neck (or necks) are an invaluable guitar teaching aid and can help to make our lives as instrumental teachers easier and much less stessful? Before I … Continue reading

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How To Teach Guitar: Technique, Theory and Repertoire

Guitar Teaching: Three important Areas There are three areas that we must pay attention to when helping our novice guitar players to become well rounded musicians but it is a big mistake to treat all three areas as being equally … Continue reading

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Teaching Guitar To Groups:Problems and Strategies

Teaching Guitar To Groups:       Teaching Guitar to Groups   Teaching Guitar to groups of students is a challenging activity thatĀ presents its own problems and opportunities. Experienced guitar teachers come to realise that giving group lessons (both for … Continue reading

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Guitar Teacher’s “Words of Wisdom”

Some stuff to download, print and stick up on your teaching studio wall?

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Teaching Bar Chords on Guitar: A Way Into Music Theory?

Teaching Bar Chords on Guitar The study of bar chords can provide a guitar teacher with an ideal opportunity to build technique and also introduce music theory to their students? There are really two different objectives with regard to bar … Continue reading

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Do you need Grades or Qualifications to Teach Guitar?

Do you need guitar grades or qualifications to teach guitar?   The short answer is No (although there are some exceptions that I’ll come to) You need two things in order to teach guitar effectively 1: Knowledge capability and experience … Continue reading

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Bar Chords On Guitar : A Guide for Guitar Teachers

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Guitar Tablature Is Evil!

Guitar Tablature is Evil! It does not tell you what note you are playing. It does not give you any clue as to how your melodic input is affecting the harmony of the music. It does not tell you the … Continue reading

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