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The Guitar Chords That Work Together and Why They Work

Some guitar chords sound great when played next to each other whilst other combinations (of perfectly good chords) can sound horrible? As our students progress they will notice this more and more and our job as guitar teachers is to … Continue reading

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Easy Chord Songs For Guitar and why they’re the “best” ones to learn?

Songs featuring “easy” chords are essential when it comes to teaching guitar. When a guitar player is just starting out the biggest thing that we have on our side as guitar teachers is their enthusiasm.  Our students believe that (with … Continue reading

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Guitar Teachers who give first lesson free? Big Mistake!

Guitar Teachers who promote their business by giving the “First Lesson Free” may not be sending out the right message to customers? One the one hand they may think that by allowing someone to try their (hopefully wonderful?) services on … Continue reading

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Don’t introduce Guitar Music Theory too Early!

Music Theory For Guitar Teachers It’s a good idea not to introduce guitar music theory to your students too early? Music theory is very important but to focus on it in the early stages of teaching guitar to a complete … Continue reading

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What Guitar Teachers think of The Teachwombat Resources?

  When you buy my resources I will (within 24 hours and usually a lot quicker than that!) send an email to the email address on the order just to make sure that you were able to download all of … Continue reading

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Teaching Guitar Requires No patience At All!

TEACHING GUITAR REQUIRES NO PATIENCE WHATSOEVER! Learning to play the guitar takes a little patience but teaching it requres only understanding. Understanding and patience are two completely different things. I have (almost) no patience (you can ask my wife?). I … Continue reading

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Guitar Chord Shapes for Kids: Don’t teach to many “cheater’s” chords?

There are loads of guitar chord shapes for Kids but the reality for me is that if you teach them too many “cheater’s” chords at the beginning then you run the risk of confusing them (never a good idea?) after … Continue reading

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The Pentatonic Minor Scale: Why it’s the Guitar Teachers Favourite Scale?

The Pentatonic Minor Scale for Guitar Teachers The Pentatonic Minor is perhaps the guitar teacher’s favourite scale as it can provide an easy gateway to soloing for our students? For Guitar Teachers the Pentatonic Minor Scale is one of our … Continue reading

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Halloween Guitar for Kids? The “Monster Mash” Chords

The “Monster Mash” G, Em, C and D. The first four chords that a beginner should learn played for two bars each. It’s as simple as that! Great for Teaching Kids Guitar?

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