#1
Curious as to what people's opinions are on the best practice strategy. Presently, I am able to work in an hour a day. For me this seems best. Anything less doesn't really seem to be enough but too much more tends to fatigue me mentally. Things kind of reach a point of diminishing returns and I start practicing worse when that happens. Anyway, just wondering what your thoughts are on the best way to spend this time. I usually try to break it down to 20 minutes on chords, 20 minutes on scales and fingering, and the final 20 minutes on whatever songs I'm trying to learn. Does this sound like a good strategy? Should it produce good returns? What works best for you?


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#2
Wow, I never thought of practicing like that, I just play from the heart.
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#3
wat the hell is practice. lol


i best learn from learning/playing songs. that's it. none of that scale/chord practice crap.

well of course i gotta kno that. but i don't practice them as much as songs.

like that one guy said, play from the heart
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Quote by Jetty
wat the hell is practice. lol


i best learn from learning/playing songs. that's it. none of that scale/chord practice crap.

well of course i gotta kno that. but i don't practice them as much as songs.

like that one guy said, play from the heart

that all depends on how good you really want to be at guitar. you realize that working on scales, chords, theory, and fingering is what will allow you to be able to play songs. instead of spending hours working on a song... spend hours working on the fundamentals of playing. then whenever you go to learn that new song, you'll pick it up really quickly. it's a better investment of time.

threadstarter... that is an excellent practice regiment. i know that you are very very new to playing because i recall one of your other recent threads. regardless of what anyone else says, it is important to spend time working on just playing chords at your level and it's really great that you're getting into some simple scales and such already as well. "play from the heart" -- whatever the heck that is... i imagine that's what you are doing in your last 20 minute section keep up your current regiment and you will see results!
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Quote by purplegreendave
20mins @ practising chords...
no

just no


If he's new at playing, chords are quite important to practise a lot.
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Quote by purplegreendave
20mins @ practising chords...
no

just no


hey when I started out I spent 3 hours just practicing chord after chord.