How To Effectively Master Guitar Using Powerful Integration Technique

Want to quickly become the guitar player you always wanted to be?

What not to do:

Learn everything on your own, one-topic-at-a-time.

This is a much slower method for learning on guitar, which has you wasting time and energy.

Learn how to quickly master guitar using my advice in this video:

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What you just saw is an illustration of my guitar teaching philosophy called: 

The Geometric Approach

And the #1 question I get about it is:

“Tom Hess, doesn't learning guitar well take longer with this approach, since you never fully master each skill before moving on to the next skill?”

The answer is: No. In fact, the exact opposite is true.  

Here is a simple way to explain it:

Imagine cooking spaghetti for dinner.

Only instead of doing it the usual way (putting all the pieces of spaghetti into the pot to cook together), you commit the greatest spaghetti-cooking sin known to man:

You cook one piece of spaghetti at a time from start to finish.

You stand and watch over it with bated breath, getting the cooking time just right.

Then you carefully remove your 1-strand culinary masterpiece, put it on a plate and admire it for a few seconds.

Next, you clean out the pot and fill it up with fresh water again. Then you take the second spaghetti strand and cook it from start to finish.

You repeat the process, one spaghetti piece at a time.

Finally, about 4 hours later, your whole family gathers ‘round to eat...

A cold mess of sticky, unappetizing slop!

Sounds stupid, right?

But for some reason, this is exactly how most people think they should learn guitar.

They want to work on one skill and master it from A to Z. Then they move on to another skill, rinse & repeat.

And they are afraid to move on to something else before the first thing is fully mastered.

Sounds pretty logical... until you put on your “spaghetti glasses” and realize that this way of learning...
Makes no sense at all!

Here is why:

You don’t get full from eating one piece of spaghetti (no matter how good it tastes).

And you don’t call yourself a guitar player from having only 1 guitar playing skill (no matter how well you can do it).

To play music, you need many skills. Skills that develop together – just like your spaghetti pieces all cook together. Skills you can make music with long before you master each one.

Plus, imagine there are 100 skills to learn as a guitar player.

If you wait to fully master each skill before starting all over again from scratch...
... you'd literally be starting to play guitar all over again as a beginner 100 times!

I don't know about you - but this doesn't sound very smart to me. 

And this is where my Geometric ApproachTM comes in.

When I create a lesson strategy for a student, I think of ALL the skills that person needs to play guitar the way they want.

Then I help them work on all (or at least: "several" ) of them at any given time.

And as one skill improves, the other skills improve alongside it.

This way, you don't develop glaring weaknesses in your playing. (And you gradually fix any weaknesses you do have).

You become the guitar player you want to be a lot faster and get to feel like a true musician, LONG before your skills reach the advanced level.

On that note…

I helped thousands of people become good (and great) guitar players using the Geometric ApproachTM 

And you could become the next guitar player I help in my Breakthrough Guitar Lessons. 

Here is how it works: 

You will fill out a detailed evaluation form to tell me about yourself as a guitar player. 

I ask you a ton of questions about your musical skills, knowledge, strengths, weaknesses, frustrations, background and guitar playing goals.

Here is what happens after you are done (and you select one of the lesson plans on the next page): 

I will go through your evaluation from in detail (I usually read it at least twice). Then I will create a lesson strategy to get your playing from where it is today to where you want it to be.

It’s all based on everything you told me about yourself in your evaluation form.

(Note: It may take me 2-3 hours to create your lesson strategy. So, please be patient. I don't want to rush this step, because it’s going to play a huge role in you becoming a better guitar player quickly.)

Next: I create your actual lesson materials.

What are your lesson materials? 

These are the exercises, drills, concepts and techniques and that break down your goals into bite-sized steps that improve your playing. 

As you follow these steps – you become a better guitar player. Same way you follow the navigation system in your car. 

Just follow the directions, make all the right turns and you will get where you want to go. 

It’s almost literally that simple.


As you practice – you won’t be alone. 

Here is how I help you in between your lessons: 

  1. I train you live on video every week in live training classes. There I take the hardest guitar playing topics and break them down to make them easy to master. Plus, I get to see you play and answer your questions live on video.
  2. We also do live guitar practice sessions for you, me and my other students. We all practice guitar together and work on things each of us may struggle to practice individually.

    This helps you to get stuff done and improve more quickly.
  3. I'm here for you when you need me. Here is what this means:

    If you have questions – email me anytime - day or night. I answer your questions in detail and you always get a reply from me directly.

    Plus, you can talk to me every week live on video in Office Hours (where I answer your questions live on video).
  4. You can send me recordings of your playing for feedback. In my feedback, I help you diagnose and remove bad habits from your playing and erase all obstacles slowing down your progress.
  5. You can join our exclusive community on my students’ forum. There you can get support from my top guitar students – many of whom are now professional guitar teachers themselves. 

(I’ve coached them on how to teach guitar in the Elite Guitar Teachers Inner Circle.)

All you have to do is practice what I tell you to do at least 30 minutes per day 5 times per week.

If you can practice more – that’s great. But if you practice the lessons I give you just 30 minutes per day, it becomes almost impossible for you not to improve.

Check out the results my guitar students are achieving:



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