Don't use licks, do this instead

If you use licks as a way of learning soloing you will constantly experience these three things: 1. You often run out of ideas when you solo 2. You are struggling to develop your own style of playing 3. You are constantly frustrated and feel limited. These are the symptoms of a licks...

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How to practice 8 sequences in a day

In this video I will let you in on how I go about practicing when I have a lot to learn in a short period of time. I use a simple system of measuring how long time I use on each thing I practice which allows me to be very effective and focused. It keeps me out of impatience and...

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The secret to massive progress

Nobody does this even though it is a radically effective approach to getting fast practice results. Once you realize how powerful this way of thinking really is you can't stop doing it. What do you do when you are practicing something that seems a little too difficult? Most people pull...

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If you could do this your solos would transform

DOWNLOAD JAM TRACKS The exercise in this video is one of the simplest you will ever do - but at the same time it will completely change the way you play solos. Do the exercise for just 15 minutes every day for the next week and feel and hear the results yourself. It will be obvious what...

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My most effective soloing exercise

DOWNLOAD JAM TRACKS Running out of stuff to play when you solo? This absolutely solves the problem: Putting licks together is NOT improvising. Not in my book anyway. Improvising means creating licks one the spot, with zero preparation. You don't need special abilities or talent to do...

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How to actually learn uptempo soloing - Fast!

DOWNLOAD JAM TRACKS Struggling to play solos over uptempo songs? I did too and nothing worked for me until I started breaking the challenge down. I did this by conceptualizing everything I heard great guitar players do and that allowed me to practice uptempo soloing one sub-skill at a time....

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You are practicing like a monkey would

If you feel like you are struggling when you practice then this video is for you. In my estimate 99% of all people are practicing using the wrong part of their brain. That's why building skills feels like going into battle. By changing your perspective on practicing you can go from...

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Why you're not amazing when you could be

This video will give you the key to going from the level of the intermediate to an advanced playing level fast. It's not just about practicing but about the smallest but defining difference in how you think about practicing. Do what every master did to become a master

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Get better twice as fast, guaranteed

The formula of fast results is a circle of elements that must all be in their proper place. The simplest and most obvious of these elements is also the most overlooked. This is the reason why we cannot sustain our enthusiasm towards practicing and why lose so much time. If you remove one...

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Most effective way to practice legato picking

When you use hammer-ons and pull-offs to produce the notes you also have to practice the picking in between. If you are not aware of how to do them the sound of your legato runs will suffer. There is an inbuilt challenge hidden here and in this video I will show you what it is and how to...

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