December 21, 2014
How to Increase Picking Speed – 8 Tips

A Trick I’ve Learned to Overcome Limitations

We all face challenges in our lives. These challenges fall broadly into one of two categories: 1) Challenges largely beyond our control. 2) Challenges that depend […]
December 20, 2014

Free Lesson – Crushing Power Chords

Play extra-heavy power chords in standard tuning!
July 11, 2014

Are You a Natural

Outliers, The Story of Success I’ve always been fascinated with the concept of “a naturally talented person.” I’ve found that “a natural” is usually someone that […]
July 11, 2014
Doug Marks

Conquer Stage Fright

How to Conquer Performance Anxiety and Stage Fright When I was in grade school the only thing that I feared more than my dad seeing my […]
July 11, 2014
Doug Marks

A Killer Guitar Sound

A Killer Guitar Sound A question from our forum: “I am on Stage Two and want to find out if I can get the type of […]
July 11, 2014
Classic Guitar Licks

Motivation for Guitarists – Small Goals for Huge Gains

Everything becomes easier when you're motivated to excel. Motivation can make a challenging project an enjoyable process.
July 11, 2014

The Power of Persistence

You don’t have to be good to be great but you must be persistent. Most people fail at reaching their goals because they lack persistence. The […]
July 9, 2014
Shred Guitar

Shred Guitar – How fast is fast enough?

Identify your strengths. If you choose to be the fastest guitarist on the planet, be prepared for the massive dedication that goal will require. You may find that incredible playing speed isn't necessary to reach your objective.