Archive for May, 2008

Slurs technique

Thursday, May 15th, 2008

This page discusses slurring technique along with two video lessons.
Hammer on

Pull off

New players tend to do hammer on’s very weakly, producing a weak sound. This is natural as we begin to develop strength and precision in our hands. But there should be an improvement of both strength and precision as time passes, or else [...]

Freestroke technique

Thursday, May 15th, 2008

This page discusses freestroke technique along with a video lesson.

You want to have a very relaxed and natural hand position when doing freestroke. For beginners it can be very tough to “relax” their hands because they are still unsure of their movements. New players tend to tighten and clasp their hands up a lot at [...]

Correct posture for guitarists

Wednesday, May 14th, 2008

This article will deal with posturing your body correctly to play in the classical style. These are standard tips intended for beginners especially. Depending on your body, or your playing style, not all of these tips may apply to you.

Chair
Find a sturdy flat chair. The height of the chair you sit on will have [...]

Chords

Monday, May 12th, 2008

Warning: You must read the article “Intervals” before you read this page. The topics discussed in this article are closely related to those found in the “Intervals” article, and an understanding of the information in that article is crucial to the success you will have with “Chords.” You can find the “Intervals” article on the [...]

Intervals

Monday, May 12th, 2008

Warning: You must read the articles “Scales” and “Keys signatures” before you read this page. The topics discussed in this article are closely related to those found in the “Scales” and “Key signatures” articles, and an understanding of the information in those articles is crucial to the success you will have with “Intervals.” You can [...]