Guitar Learning Methods For Aspiring Beginner Guitarists

Jays Octave

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Hay Experts,

I am passionalte about to teach Guitar. So many learning methods following to teach students. But I am looking for some new strategies to teach easily for beginners.
 

DudeManBrother

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I guess it depends on the type of teacher you want to be. Some teach music and guitar together (preferred) and some show a student tablature to their favorite songs, according to their skill level.

If I were to begin teaching legitimately: I’d probably implement sheet music reading from day 1. I’d start a new student off with simple single note lines they can read from the sheet, while I accompany their line to fill in the sound. I’d try to pick songs most would be familiar with. I’d increase difficulty as they progress. In the end the goal would be the ability to sight read; and a strong comprehension of theory, for those few that would stick with it long term.
 

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Why should sight reading make guitar lessons any more "legitimate"? If the student doesn't need that, it's a waste of time...
 

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Why should sight reading make guitar lessons any more "legitimate"? If the student doesn't need that, it's a waste of time...

Agreed.

For better or worse, we live in a tabbed world now. When I first learned to sight read the resources for tabs, especially official ones and those geared towards professional musicians, was non-existent, but now pretty much everything comes in tab or both music and tab.

Not to mention recording, even for the sake of idea storage, has become much cheaper, easier, and better.

I'd focus on developing an ear and sense of rhythm above all else. Theory is important too, of course. But, a great ear needs to be developed as early as possible, same with rhythm. Without those, all the sight reading in the world and genius theory won't do much for actual playing, especially with other musicians.
 

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I taught myself 30 years ago. Cant read music at all.
My buddy took college courses and lessons to learn guitar. Then became a teacher.
He still asks me how to play certain songs, or asks me to learn them and show him how they’re played because he has no ear. He can shred like crazy, but is so stiff and predictable. Whereas I am loose and unpredictable. I’m not sure what the right answer is about teaching.
 

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I'd start them off with easy cowboy chords first. Then in a month have them play a 3 chord song. It will inspire them. Have them play it on an electric guitar with good action. That's inspiring also. My two sense.....
 


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