Learn How To Play Killer Blues Guitar Riffs That Are Both Intense And Clean


Do you want to know how to play truly KILLER blues guitar riffs? Most guitarists (falsely) believe that playing blues guitar phrases as aggressively as possible also means sacrificing accuracy.

Wrong!

Fact is, it is not very difficult to play blues guitar riffs that are both aggressive AND clean. The secret to doing this is simultaneously playing with power in your picking hand while effectively muting all the strings that aren't being played.

Watch the video below and I'll show you exactly how to do this so you can start playing killer blues guitar riffs right away.

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How To Track Your Guitar Progress Weekly To Get Better Fast

When you track your guitar progress weekly, you quickly see big results in your playing. Track your progress consistently and you get benefits such as fixing mistakes in your playing before they turn into bad habits, spotting weaknesses in your playing and practicing more efficiently.

The following are 3 big reasons why consistently tracking your progress on guitar on a weekly basis makes you a better player faster:


Reason #1: Your Guitar Practice Becomes More Effective

The majority of guitar players only notice they’ve made progress in their playing many months after the fact. This means they spend many months practicing before they even know if what they are doing is effective for getting results.

This is extremely inefficient!

Tracking your progress in weekly increments keeps you from wasting time on ineffective practice and helps you improve the quality of your practice in real-time.

Result: you become a better guitarist in less time.


Reason #2: You Understand What You Need To Practice To Get Better

Tracking your progress helps you determine exactly which musical skills are holding you back from becoming a better guitarist. This helps you understand the things you need to practice next.

When you no longer rely on guessing about what to practice next, you become a better guitarist much faster.


Reason #3: You Avoid Being Held Back By Your Weaknesses

Many guitar players fail to make significant progress because they are held back by under-developed playing skills.

When you track your progress each week, you quickly identify the skills that you’ve neglected to practice and how they hold back other aspects of your playing. Have you ever heard the saying, “You’re only as strong as your weakest link?”

This saying holds true for guitar playing as well. For example, someone who wants to become a great lead guitarist may have excellent technical skills, but if they neglect other skills like phrasing, fretboard visualization or ear training, they will still remain weak as a lead guitarist.

Don’t make this same mistake by not tracking all areas of your guitar playing every week!


Learn The Worst Mistakes Guitarists Make While Tracking Their Progress

To get better at guitar fast, you must track your progress weekly and avoid the mistakes mediocre players make.

If you track your progress in ineffective ways, you end up wasting your time, getting poor results and developing bad guitar playing habits.

Quickly become a better guitarist by not making these common mistakes that others make while tracking their progress:


Mistake #1: Relying On Random Music Theory/Aural Skills Tests Online

Free musical skill testing websites you find online don’t track your progress in all areas of your musicianship. At best, they only track one or two.

Tracking skills in isolation does not help you understand your musical strengths and weaknesses or tell you which of your guitar skills are out of balance. This makes these types of tests not only useless for guitarists, but ineffective for tracking your musical progress.


Mistake #2: Tracking Maximum Speed & Not Paying Attention To Anything Else

Many guitar players only focus on tracking their maximum guitar playing speed for any given technique or practice item.

Making this mistake causes you to neglect countless other areas of your guitar playing that need to be tracked, such as: fretboard visualization, ear training, two hand synchronization or music theory.

This mistake is crucial because focusing on only one area of your playing limits your ability to become a great overall guitarist. You become a better guitarist faster by tracking ALL areas of your playing rather than just your speed.


Mistake #3: Tracking Progress Too Infrequently

It’s crucial to track your progress every week in order to know how effective your practice is and identify weakness that hold your playing back.

Guitar players who only track their progress once every few months or for a short period of time whenever they suddenly feel motivated do not get any benefits from it. Tracking your progress inconsistently in this manner makes it nearly impossible to see trends in your playing.

This prevents you from tracking how your strengths and weaknesses change over time.
 



 

 

Getting better at blues is easier when you track your progress consistently. Just ask my students who used the tool I designed for this:

 

 


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