How to become a successful guitarist: 101

Summary

I’ll give a quick summary of the tips and content if you haven’t got time to read the whole article or want to come back later. There’s much more detail in the Main Article Section below, so give it a read if you have time. Remember that everyone’s idea of success is different and I can only really reflect on what I’ve noticed and experienced myself along with stories from my fellow guitar players! Let’s dig in!

I’ve also included some top tips for technique improvement:

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So you want to know how to become a better guitarist?

I didn’t want to write a top 5 or 10 list but instead I’ve written down everything that I have thought about when planning my playing and some detailed tips to help you on your quest on how to become a better guitarist. I hope you find these tips and tricks useful and feel free to share this post; I’d really appreciate if you could. Make sure you sign up to the Free Fret Success Academy www.FretSucccess.com if you haven’t already.

So here we go…

Well first you need to ask yourself “what do I want to get from playing guitar”? This is a difficult question to answer, especially if you’re just starting. So let’s break it down into a few small questions:

It’s hard to decide where you will take your playing. But, it’s very important to pick a general route you want to go down, so you can figure out how to become a better guitarist. You don’t have to go down just one route; you can keep your options open.

A great advantage of the guitar is that if you progress down one path you can use this knowledge in many other areas, if you choose to change what your goals are. You won’t be wasting your time, in fact I’ve found that the least likely of avenues can helped me progress both technically as a player and as an artist. Don’t be scared of the unknown.

There are some simple and general tips that can help you progress down your chosen path and on your quest on how to become a better guitarist, no matter what route you want to go down. These are:

So you want to be famous? Becoming a household name such as Slash or Brian May doesn’t happen to too many of us guitarists. It’s very difficult to do but it’s not impossible. It sometimes takes a lucky break and most of the time it’s down to a great deal of hard work and actually more often, a bit of both. Here are a few things that can help:

So you’ve set out your playing goals and plans, now I’ll give some tips on how to become a better guitarist? Here are a few pointers based on my experience of learning guitar throughout the years.

I’d really appreciate it if you can find time to leave a comment below and share this on your social media.

I hope you found this article useful.

Cheers,

Dan

(Founder)

www.FretSuccess.com

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Founder of Fret Success Guitar Lessons — Playing my guitar and trying to help some folk out on the way!! https://www.fretsuccess.com

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Founder of Fret Success Guitar Lessons — Playing my guitar and trying to help some folk out on the way!! https://www.fretsuccess.com