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Forum: Guitar Techniques Yesterday, 01:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 70
Posted By sam2289
I like this channel:...

I like this channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/creativeguitarstudio
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-02-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 570
Posted By sam2289
For me i learn the lyrics first, when i can sing...

For me i learn the lyrics first, when i can sing with the song then i sing & play at the same time, it's the only way that worked for me.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-27-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 601
Posted By sam2289
Hi Blashark! just follow this course:...

Hi Blashark!
just follow this course:

http://www.justinguitar.com/en/BC-000-BeginnersCourse.php

You'll find anything that you need.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-03-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By sam2289
@sdjknights Thank you but i'm really affraid to...

@sdjknights

Thank you but i'm really affraid to do so and then, when i try to play something advance i'll hit a roadblock. I really want to play like this (intro of the video) in the future, this is...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-02-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By sam2289
Just follow this free...

Just follow this free course:

http://www.justinguitar.com/en/BC-000-BeginnersCourse.php

It has everything that you need.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-02-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By sam2289
Guess i'll start practicing fingerstyle to avoid...

Guess i'll start practicing fingerstyle to avoid waisting time and keep practicing the way i hold the pick and hopefully this will be fixed.

Thank you so much for your help :)
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-02-2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By sam2289
I want to practice the right way since i'm...

I want to practice the right way since i'm focusing only on acoustic, i really want to be able to play advanced stuff without finding out later that i practiced badly the whole time.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-02-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By sam2289
I really appreciate your answers, my problem is...

I really appreciate your answers, my problem is that i hold the pick 2 different ways: when i'm picking individual notes like scales or finger exercices, i hold the pick the right way but when i...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-01-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By sam2289
Unhappy I can't strum anymore

Hello guys!
I play acoustic guitar for more than 2 years now, mainly strumming (and a bit of fingerstyle), i was checking my technique and i found out that i was holding the pick wrong, i only hold...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-18-2014, 02:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 274
Posted By sam2289
I play acoustic guitar and this is how i strum, i...

I play acoustic guitar and this is how i strum, i don't know about other styles :shrug:
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-17-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 274
Posted By sam2289
I think you're doing it right, you don't have to...

I think you're doing it right, you don't have to strum all the strings only the first 2 or 3 strings.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-03-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By sam2289
Did you check your action?? high action will make...

Did you check your action?? high action will make barre chords like hell (been there) so make sure that your guitar is properly set up then search for other solutions.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-15-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 234
Posted By sam2289
Check this out: http://justinguitar.com And for...

Check this out: http://justinguitar.com

And for more info: http://www.ultimate-guitar.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1090693
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-19-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 489
Posted By sam2289
Your fingers are too perpendicular, you should...

Your fingers are too perpendicular, you should place them diagonaly like this:

http://im36.gulfup.com/y4Ls5.jpg
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-09-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 993
Posted By sam2289
Playing barre chords is more than clamping as...

Playing barre chords is more than clamping as hard as you can and killing your hand, and it takes practice and patience, so don't expect to master barre chords in a month.

To help with the technique...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-26-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 440
Posted By sam2289
Well i play guitar for fun, so i'm not trying to...

Well i play guitar for fun, so i'm not trying to be the next tommy emmanuel or something (i play acoustic) so i didn't practice guitar correctly that time...

For changing chords, check the link that...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-26-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 440
Posted By sam2289
I think that some of you will disagree with me,...

I think that some of you will disagree with me, but learning by playing songs is really limiting... i say that because i've done it and i wasted a year on just playing couple of songs that i love and...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-22-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 267
Posted By sam2289
The only thing that helped me was...

The only thing that helped me was this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jDHaLMj4Oic

it's time consuming but it's the only thing that worked for me.

And it's not about slowing it down, it's about...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-16-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 531
Posted By sam2289
one word: practice!! it took me 6 months to sound...

one word: practice!! it took me 6 months to sound the barre chords perfectly (E and A shapes) and another 6 months to change between them (i practiced 10 mn everyday)
but i learned them on an...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-18-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By sam2289
Yes, only when i fret with my ring finger and...

Yes, only when i fret with my ring finger and pinky at the same time...

I will definitely try those steps, and hopefully the tension goes away.

Thank you again very much!!!
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-18-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By sam2289
I will keep this in my mind too Thank you!

I will keep this in my mind too
Thank you!
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-18-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By sam2289
Well i already did, i said that my ring finger...

Well i already did, i said that my ring finger cramps up when i play it with the pinky "at the same time" like power chords or barre chords (Em shape) or chords like x44200 / x66400 where i have to...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-18-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By sam2289
Ok, i will try your advice, and i know i use too...

Ok, i will try your advice, and i know i use too much pressure but i couldn't control it... guess i have to start all over again.

thank you so much for the reply, I really appreciate it
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-18-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By sam2289
Unhappy Fingers Problem

Hello everybody; i'm playing acoustic guitar for about two years now, and i still have problems with my fingers (ring and pinky fingers)
my problem is when i play with my ring and pinky fingers...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-22-2012, 10:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 691
Posted By sam2289
Try...

Try this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fy1Kc_uSSbI
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-12-2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 238
Posted By sam2289
Thank you so much! i'll definitely work on...

Thank you so much! i'll definitely work on that.
Thanks again!
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-11-2012, 09:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 410
Posted By sam2289
there is nothing strange at all. the man wants...

there is nothing strange at all. the man wants FREE lessons so i mentioned two of the best teachers online, why is that strange???

anyway, i just wanted to help...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-11-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 410
Posted By sam2289
you're welcome. Yes i know but the lessons in his...

you're welcome. Yes i know but the lessons in his website are organized and teach you in depth not just tricks like youtube videos.
I'm sorry i don't know any good websites for articles but you can...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-11-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 410
Posted By sam2289
One of the great blues guitar teachers is marty...

One of the great blues guitar teachers is marty schwartz, he has a great web site called guitarjamz.com he offer a 3 days free trial to his site no credit card info or anything just register... you...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-11-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 238
Posted By sam2289
Unhappy Finger Tension

Hello everybody

My problem is that my pinky really cramps up when i use my ring finger.
For instance when i try to play with my first and ring finger my pinky flies away from the fretboard and...
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