Neoclassical shred guitarist Dan Mumm explains his guitar practice secrets. These tips show that guitar mastery depends on a great practice routine. This in-depth article explains how proper practice technique has contributed to Dan's success.
The answer to "how do I get better at guitar?" usually is, practice. It's more complicated than that. Easy answers are often clear, simple, and wrong. In my list of Top Ten Tips to Master Guitar, this is the number one tip.
Drop the analytical decision making and allow your many hours of practice and repetition to take control. To play expressively, allow your emotions to choose notes, rhythm, and playing techniques. Become the passenger instead of the driver. I like to think of this as “thoughtless” guitar playing.
Choosing the right guitar teacher is an important decision. Regardless of how you choose to improve your skills, with or without a personal coach, it takes time. We all must guard our precious time because there’s so little of it to spare. This article is all about making the correct choice to find the right guitar instructor. There’s a big payoff when you make this decision correctly.