Am I Too Old? Can I Become A Good Guitar Player If I Started Too Late?

If you can practice at least 30 minutes per day, have all of your fingers and work with a good teacher, you can almost certainly learn to play well at just about any age. 

After teaching thousands of guitar students online and offline (and training hundreds of guitar teachers to teach their students), I’ve yet to see anyone who did all of the above who couldn’t improve their playing… but: 

I HAVE seen thousands of guitarists give up on themselves because they thought they are too told. 

And their playing became a self-fulfilling prophecy. 

I taught guitar students who were in their 80s.

I also had guitar students who were:

- blind

- legally deaf

- struggling with focal dystonia

- diagnosed with Autism

- diagnosed with Asperger’s disease. 

I even taught a student without a thumb!

Did all of them become world-class guitar players? 


But they made enough progress to take lessons with me for a long time (many years in some cases). 

Bottom line: only you can decide when you are too old to do something. And you’ll never again be as young as you are today.

All I can do is show you some testimonials of guitarists who are improving their playing as we speak: 





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