On this page you will find a lot of lessons about developing your guitar technique and exercises that will help you perfect them. I'd strongly suggest checking out the first few lessons below before putting lots of hours into working on them, because there are some simple rules and concepts that will help you make the most of your precious time and get the most out of them.
Be sure to understand WHY you are working on a particular technique. Make sure you know HOW to do the exercise correctly:
Practice Makes Permanent, So Practice Perfectly
You will probably get a lot out of checking out the Effective Practice Series - and make sure you are not spending too much time on Technique development - it's important but musicality, groove and expression beat technique every time so don't be that dude with incredible technique that makes rubbish music!
IMPORTANT STUFF HERE! There are lessons on 'general principles' and seriously helpful things like HOW to develop technique, WHY it's so important to get it right, WHE...
Technique: Fretting Hand
This module deals with all techniques that relate to putting your fingers on the fretboard.
Here we'll be exploring picking, how to do it, exercises and resources that will help you develop your picking skills! This area obviously needs some serious updati...
This module covers Fingerstyle (Finger Picking) and all associated techniques that don't use a pick!
Technique: Time Feel
Often overlooked, but oh so important is Groove, Time Feel and Rhythm Confidence! Here we'll be exploring that stuff!
Style Specific Techniques
There are quite a few styles that have very specific techniques associated with them (although for sure it's cool to borrow from any style!) and so these modules cover that kind of technique lessons!
Rock has some real fun techniques to explore - this module needs some updating for sure, will try and hit it soon - probably Legato series will move to fretting hand t...
Harmonics are lots of fun and in this module, we look at how they work and some of the many ways you can produce them - the possibilities are endless and again, this m...