Can You Self Teach
Can you Self Teach Guitar? Can you really? The answer to that
question is a qualified yes, you can. There are amongst us those people who have the desire, have the discipline,
have the organisational skills and have the determination and self belief that will be required to successfully
self teach guitar.
To self teach guitar is little different to self teaching
any other discipline. The big challenge is that without a structured plan to follow along with, how will you as a
beginner, know exactly where you should start? Should you find a chord chart and strum a few chords? Should you
learn guitar tablature first, or maybe even how best to hold the guitar?
Of course when we use the term self teach guitar today we might well mean self research
guitar. The internet is littered with websites and blogs from which various parts of the jigsaw can be
gleaned. The person with great organisational skills and persistence can put together their own programme and
with determination can self teach guitar all the way to a reasonable level
Motivation and self belief will however be sternly tested
along the way. When things are not going quite as hoped and there is no place and no body to turn to for guidance
and support then that is when your long held desire to play that beautiful instrument starts to challenge the
decision you made to self teach guitar.One of the issues that most new guitar players face within days of starting
is that they get very sore fingers! Without help and advise your guitar learning could stall almost before it has
There are fortunately different levels of learning that can
be described as self teach guitar. There are many books devoted to the subject of teach yourself guitar. One of
these will at least point you along an organised path of guitar instruction. You are still on your own though and
it is very difficult to impart the idea of sound and movement from the pages of a book.
The internet is surely the greatest resource of our time.
The information super highway has now opened up the world to anyone who can sit before a computer terminal. At the
touch of a button you can have information, instruction and learning delivered to you at any time night or
A course of instruction designed,
delivered and guaranteed to assist you to self teach guitar is but a few dollars and a few clicks away right
HERE These courses are usually put together by a professional guitar
teacher following a proven system of learning. Often they come as instant downloads allowing you to start the
journey to playing guitar almost instantly. Some come as physical packages containing CDs, DVDs and written
The best of these courses will deliver their promise and
have you playing your guitar to a very high standard from your own home, in your own time and at your own pace.
They are confident enough of their product that most of them offer a no quibble money back
So going back to our original question
-Can you really self teach guitar? Yes you can. But it is a lot easier with a little