In Part 1, we talked about how your ear can deceive you as you are starting to learn to play the guitar.
And also how if you don’t know what to play or practise. That it can be really demotivating when you try to learn by yourself.
What you can do to help
This is when having a guitar teacher can really help you, they can give you a lot of guidance and you want to find one that’s got a lot of experience with teaching complete beginners. Asked for testimonials for asked for asked to see other students that they’ve taught before and see how they’ve gone.
Getting Stuck on Barre Chords
If you’re a little bit more experience with playing the Guitar maybe about six months into it you might come across barre chords , where you hold down one finger and then a shape with the other few fingers and play five or more of the strings.
This is a point where a lot of people give up because of the position and tension that the carrying with their wrists and fingers. It causes a lot of aches and pains and it starts to make their guitar playing hurt a lot. And they don’t know what to do and it takes away the enjoyment of learning new songs and avoiding songs that might have barre chords in it.
Again a guitar teacher who has experience helping students with these type of challenges will know how to help you overcome them. I’ll be able to see where your fingers are at if they’re in the right position. They’ll be able to give you tips on how to practice so you can build strength gradually rather than diving straight into them. They will be able to give you exercises and the right song is a place to help keep you motivated.
Hopefully knowing these few things Will help you in your journey of learning guitar as a beginner guitar player.
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