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post Oct 16 2008, 03:24 PM
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God, well yep, I'm offically labeled as a noob now, but I'm proud of it! tongue.gif

Anyways, since I got addicted to my guitar only 2 months ago, I still can't find a way to practice well.. And I'm getting tired of doing the same things all the time, which isn't alot.. Like a little riff of what, 3-5 power chords, a little solo, etc,... If anyone has got a good schedule for a beginner... Please post it here. I got about 3 hours and more free a day. But imagine that I've got like 2 hours.

My specs:
I am able to do:
-Hammer on's
-Pull off's, but they need alot practice still..
-Easy bending
-Power Chords
-Open Chords
-Barré Chords
(with power&barré, I don't know the letters for em.. So I base myself on tabs)
-1 scale lol, the blues one.. (58 57 57 57 58 58) and I fail to go trough it on high-speed, no clue how to train it..

I think that's about it..

Thanx in advance.

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Jose Mena
post Oct 16 2008, 03:58 PM
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I am going to say, practice for some time simply having fun and playing your favorite songs, this is the best for a beginner, I could do this for hours as a beginner, but if you want to be more disciplined than I, do it for an our or so, and then start practicing technique.

For soloing I strongly recommend starting with easy pentatonic licks with little bends, hammer ons and pull offs, it is easier and more fun to practice these things using interesting musical ideas.

I think David Walliman's lesson on slow pentatonics is great for beginners

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post Oct 16 2008, 08:41 PM
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You can check out my pentatonic workshop mate. There you will learn a pentatonic scale, which is something you should learn if you haven't already. Cheers smile.gif

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post Oct 17 2008, 12:10 AM
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Go trough easy lessons here at gmc.
Build your vocabulary of licks.
Learn to use metronome and play in time.
Work on your technique.
Improvise and be creative.

This should do it for time being.

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