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The Start Teaching Guitar Podcast

STG 108: How NOT To Teach Guitar Lessons


  https://media.blubrry.com/startteachingguitar/content.blubrry.com/startteachingguitar/STG108.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSS I’ve done lots of podcast episodes about how to become a better guitar teacher; today I want to take a look at this from a different angle and talk about how NOT to teach guitar lessons. There are tons of teachers […]

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STG 050: 7 Things You Might Be Doing To Drive Your Guitar Students Away

https://media.blubrry.com/startteachingguitar/content.blubrry.com/startteachingguitar/STG050.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSS Are you losing guitar students on a regular basis, but you don’t really know why? There’s a good chance you might be doing something to drive your students away! In this episode, I’ll get into 7 different ways guitar teachers can unknowingly […]

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STG 044: 7 Tips To Help Your Students Practice Guitar More Effectively

https://media.blubrry.com/startteachingguitar/content.blubrry.com/startteachingguitar/STG044.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSHelping your students practice guitar more effectively is the SECRET to becoming a better guitar player. If your students don’t practice, they won’t IMPROVE…and they probably won’t STAY with you for very long. If you want to succeed as a guitar teacher, you […]

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Taylor Swift

The “Taylor Swift” Guide To Teaching Guitar


 You may not be a big fan of Taylor Swift, but my daughter first introduced me to her music 3 or 4 years ago. She’s a really gifted songwriter, and I have to confess that this middle-aged “rocker dude” can occasionally be found with a Taylor Swift song or two playing on his iPod. She’s […]

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Miguel Bonachea

Guitar Teacher Interview 012 – Miguel Bonachea


 One of the driving principles behind Start Teaching Guitar is that we can all learn from each other. This “Guitar Teacher Interview” series is a chance for us to hear from other guitar teachers around the world and hopefully get some ideas for our own teaching businesses. This interview is with Miguel Bonachea, originally from Cuba, […]

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Rocksmith – A Guitar Teacher’s Perspective


 I’m sure you’ve heard about Rocksmith by now…it’s a new guitar-based video game similar to Guitar Hero and Rock Band, except for one important difference: you play it using a REAL GUITAR! Those other “guitar-based” games were all basically just “guitar karaoke”…they helped you develop rhythm and timing a little bit, but those toy guitars […]

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Practicing Guitar

Practicing Stinks! – Part 2


 What do you think is the single most important thing you can do that will help you become a better guitar player? Laying out the money to buy a quality instrument? Listening to inspiring guitar music? Finding a great teacher? Nope. The biggest factor in your quest to become the best guitar player you can […]

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Start Teaching Guitar

An Easy Way To Help Keep Your Students From Quitting


 Here’s a really easy way to help keep your students from quitting. Keep things fun! If they’re like most people, your students work hard all week at work or at school. They’re interested in the guitar because they love music and they want to express themselves creatively. It’s one of the few times in the […]

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