Overcome Your Guitar Playing Frustrations

The resources below will help you overcome your guitar playing frustrations and become the guitar player you’ve always wanted to be:
 

Learn How To Improve Your Guitar Phrasing
Materials On How To Build Lots Of Guitar SpeedThe key to emotional guitar soloing is mastery of guitar phrasing. These resources will help you master this critical element of your lead guitar playing. Learn more.
How To Build Lots Of Guitar Speed
Materials On How To Build Lots Of Guitar SpeedIf you think that fast guitar playing lacks emotion, then this is not for you. But if you are DYING to learn ALL the secrets that lead to ripping fast, face-melting virtuoso guitar speed, the resources on this page will get you there. Learn more.
How To Sweep Pick Arpeggios Cleanly And Fast
Sweep Pick Arpeggios Materials by Tom HessWant to play killer sweep picking arpeggios that sound fast and clean? Study these proven resources that will take your sweep picking technique and launch it into the stratosphere. Learn more.
Become A Creative Guitarist And Musician
Sweep Pick Arpeggios Materials by Tom HessForget the myth that you must be “born” with musical creativity. Study these resources about expressing yourself through music and learn how to become a highly expressive guitarist and musician. Learn more.
How To Create Amazing Lead Guitar Solos
Creating Amazing Lead Guitar Solos by Tom HessStudy these lead guitar soloing resources and learn how to create breathtaking guitar solos that you will LOVE to call your own. There are no other guitar lessons like this anywhere online. Learn more.
Blues Guitar Playing Resources
Creating Amazing Lead Guitar Solos by Tom HessTired of the same blues guitar playing materials that teach you nothing more than boring scales and cliche licks? Check out these blues guitar resources and go deep into developing your blues soloing skills. Learn more.
Songwriting Resources For Guitarists
Materials On Becoming A Creative Guitarist And MusicianStudy these songwriting resources for guitar players and learn how to write your own creative songs and express the music you hear in your head. Learn more.
How To Practice Guitar Effectively
Creating Amazing Lead Guitar Solos by Tom HessThese resources will show you how to maximize the results you get from every minute of practicing guitar. Learn more.
What You MUST Know About Taking Guitar Lessons
Creating Amazing Lead Guitar Solos by Tom HessChoosing a guitar teacher is one of the most important decisions you can make about your guitar playing. Carefully study these resources and learn everything you need to know to choose the best guitar teacher for you. Learn more.
Learn To Play Rhythm Guitar
Materials On Becoming A Creative Guitarist And MusicianStudy these rhythm guitar playing resources and learn how to play super tight, ass-stomping rhythm guitar riffs. Learn more.

How To Fix Guitar MistakesHow To Stop Making Sloppy Mistakes While Playing Guitar  USA Flag - Tom Hess Article English Version NEW!
Do you ever have bad guitar playing days where you make a lot of mistakes and don’t play as good as you know you can? You’re not alone – every guitarist does. Read this guitar playing article to learn how to play at your best even on your worst days.

How To Develop Good Guitar Playing HabitsHow To Develop Correct Guitar Playing Habits USA Flag
When you play guitar using poor playing habits, it becomes a struggle to make progress. Good news: it doesn't take many years to start developing effective habits that quickly help you improve your playing in a massive way. To begin doing this, you must slow down what you are playing and focus on making zero mistakes with efficient movement. Learn how to do this now by watching this free guitar playing video.

Incomplete Questions Guitarists Ask5 Common Guitar Playing Questions You Should NOT Be Asking USA Flag
There are five common (yet incomplete) questions guitarists ask when trying to become better players. However, if you ask yourself these exact same questions, your chances of making a lot of progress are slim. Find out what these questions are and what you need to be asking in their place by checking out this article on how to become a truly great guitarist.

Reasons Why Some Guitarists Become GreatThe Biggest Reason Why Most Guitar Players Fail To Achieve Greatness USA Flag
Are you frustrated with your lack of progress in your guitar playing? Do you practice for hours but still struggle to get results from your practice sessions? Learn how to change this now. Read this article and discover the most important secrets of great guitar playing.

Reasons Why You Aren't Yet A Better Guitar PlayerWhy Aren't You A Better Guitarist? USA Flag Germany Flag - Tom Hess Article German Version Russian Flag - Tom Hess Article Russian Version Portuguese Flag - Tom Hess Article Portuguese Version Greek Flag - Tom Hess Article Greek Version 
Struggling with your guitar playing? We've all been there. Discover the 20 guitar playing secrets you need to know to become a better guitarist. Read the full guitar article on how to become a better guitarist.

Fears That Holds You Back From Becoming A Great GuitaristAre You An Unhappy Musician? 10 Ways To Get Musical Pain Relief USA Flag - Tom Hess Article English Version Portuguese Flag - Tom Hess Article Portuguese Version Russian Flag - Tom Hess Article Russian Version 
Are you happy and fulfilled with your level of musical skills? Can you honestly say that you have reached all of your musical goals? Has your guitar playing consistently gotten better during the time you have been playing? If you answered 'no' to any of these questions, then read the full guitar article to get 10 guitar playing tips to put you on the path to say 'yes' to every question above!

Fears that hold you back from becoming a great guitarist4 Fears That Keep You From Becoming A Great Guitarist USA Flag - Tom Hess Article English Version 
You will go years without advancing your guitar playing skills if you don't identify and overcome the mental barriers you've created for yourself. These barriers are built from your greatest 'fears' (such as the fear of failure, criticism or performing in front of others). Overcome these fears so you can become a great guitarist much faster by reading this article about making progress on guitar.

Stage Fright Remedy for Guitar PlayersPlaying Live: What To Do With The Little Voices In Your Head USA Flag - Tom Hess Article English Version German Flag - Tom Hess Article German Version Russian Flag - Tom Hess Article Russian Version 
Whether you play for tens of thousands of people every night as part of a world tour, or 20 people at a backyard barbeque, most of the mental anxieties musicians experience while playing live are the same. In almost every case the negative little voice in your head is centered around fear (fear of rejection, self doubt etc.). We all have experienced some level of stage fright, performance anxiety, fear or nervousness when playing live at some time or another. Read the complete guitar article to discover a stage fright remedy for guitar players.

how to become a better guitaristCan YOU Really Become A Great Guitar Player? USA Flag - Tom Hess Article English Version German Flag - Tom Hess Article German Version Russian Flag - Tom Hess Article Russian Version 
Find out if you can really become a great guitar player (hint: Yes you can!). If you want to become a better guitarist, read this guitar article about how to become a better guitar player.

How to overcome guitar playing frustrationMusical Frustration USA Flag - Tom Hess Article English Version German Flag - Tom Hess Article German Version Russian Flag - Tom Hess Article Russian Version Spanish Flag - Tom Hess Article Spanish Version Portuguese Flag - Tom Hess Article Portuguese Version
Are you musically frustrated with yourself? Are you not the guitar player that you want to be? Or not as good as you could be or should be? Do you look with envy at other guitarists who are doing what you wish you could be doing? Does reaching your musical goals seem out of reach? Read the full article if you want to be a better guitarist.

inspiration for guitar playersFire and Inspiration USA Flag - Tom Hess Article English Version German Flag - Tom Hess Article German Version Russian Flag - Tom Hess Article Russian Version Portuguese Flag - Tom Hess Article Portuguese Version Spanish Flag - Tom Hess Article Spanish Version 
Think back to the time when your interest in playing guitar was born. Remember the time when you got your first guitar and actually started playing it. For most of us, even when we were total beginners, clueless about how to play anything, it somehow didn't matter because we were just so excited about beginning our musical/guitar journey. Want to get that inspiration back? Read this guitar article on inspiration for guitarists.

Playing guitar for love or moneyFor Love or Money USA Flag - Tom Hess Article English Version German Flag - Tom Hess Article German Version Russian Flag - Tom Hess Article Russian Version Portuguese Flag - Tom Hess Article Portuguese Version 
Are you torn between creating the music that you REALLY 'want' to make and playing 'what sells'? You don't necessarily have to make sacrifices.

Go far beyond your musicTake The Test USA Flag - Tom Hess Article English Version German Flag - Tom Hess Article German Version Russian Flag - Tom Hess Article Russian Version Portuguese Flag - Tom Hess Article Portuguese Version 
Do you think you REALLY know what you want from music? Read this guitar article to find the truth.

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Online Guitar Lessons

Become the guitarist you want to be with the most effective, goal oriented, results driven guitar lessons online. Here is how it works: you tell me about yourself, your musical goals, skills, knowledge, style and your current guitar playing frustrations & challenges, and I will custom design the most effective lessons specifically for you. This will help you reach your goals fast. I will closely monitor your progress, give you my expert feedback on your guitar playing and provide you with personal support to enable you to get the results you want in your guitar playing.

The Guitar Playing Accelerator

The Guitar Playing Accelerator

The most powerful invention for improving your guitar playing since the existence of guitar lessons... The Guitar Playing Accelerator ensures you get better faster... EVERY SINGLE TIME you practice your guitar. The one crucial element missing in your guitar practice that would guarantee you make bigger, broader and faster improvements as a guitar player is comprehensive tracking, monitoring and analysis of your guitar playing and practice. This key element ensures you make the big improvements you could be (and SHOULD be) making daily. Tracking all the important elements that make up your guitar playing skills is a proven method to make you more motivated, excited, encouraged and confident than other guitar players to continue to learn, improve and master your guitar playing. This is the only tool in the world that does this for you.

Guitar Practice Generator

Practice Generator

Practicing guitar but still not getting anywhere? What you need is a way to create personalized guitar practice schedules that will consistently, automatically and accurately take into account your current skill level and knowledge for each item you need to practice while ensuring that your practice schedules will always be personalized to you, your skills and your knowledge. This is critically important in order for you to get the most from your practicing. You also need a way for your practice schedules to ‘evolve’ as your guitar playing evolves so that they remain relevant and highly effective in helping you make progress every step of the way as you reach your musical goals. The Practice Generator gives you all of the above, while also providing you with a way to keep yourself accountable as you work through your practice schedules (plus a lot more). Your guitar playing will go through the roof when you FINALLY start following the practice schedules that help you maximize the results you get from every minute of practice time.

 

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