#1
Due to my location (no one around here teaches well) and my schedule, it's not possible for me to take lessons in person. So, I'm left with 2 options:
-learn by myself (free videos-youtube- and books)
-paid online lessons

My friends have less "skill" than I do, so it's fun to jam with them, but I don't really learn much from them.

I was wondering if lessons like this are just a scam and pretty much the same thing as the lessons on youtube and stuff?

Thanks
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#2
Well, that one in particular looks like a huge scam. I dunno about others, I don't have any experience with them.
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#4
IMHO, if you're gonna pay for lessons, pay for lessons in person. There's a ton of free info online, and taking face-to-face instructions will allow your teacher to really evaluate your playing, posture, and technique, somthing that will be a lot harder to do online.

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#5
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Due to my location (NO ONE AROUND HERE TEACHERS WELL) and MY SCHEDULE, it's not possible for me to take lessons in person. So, I'm left with 2 options:



no private lessons he said
#6
i would go the free stuff mate, online pay lessons are a scam if you ask me. The gu says do this, doesn't give you enough time, then u get it wrong and are stuck theres nothing you can do. But if you look on youtube you can scroll the video back, pause it etc.

But if you do use a site called guitar tricks i think it is.

But mate, trust me I'm a guitar teacher to no-one older than 12 yrs old (assuming your older lol)
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#7
No, it's not - there's shedloads of free stuff available.
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#8
Thanks guys, I'll just save my money.
I really wish I could take lessons, but there's just no way.

Would you suggest practicing for an hour a day if I want to be able to play A7X by Christmas? (now I'm pretty bad..only played about 6 months and not serious most of it) but I do play rhythm for church..but what they have me play isn't challenging.
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#9
I tried and i didnt like it.
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#10
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Thanks guys, I'll just save my money.
I really wish I could take lessons, but there's just no way.

Would you suggest practicing for an hour a day if I want to be able to play A7X by Christmas? (now I'm pretty bad..only played about 6 months and not serious most of it) but I do play rhythm for church..but what they have me play isn't challenging.


Yeh an hour a day would be nice but don't forget your key compomnents of guitar, which are you fingering, alternate picking and scales. There's many excercises for fingering and alternate picking, in fact you can do it at the same time as scales. If you don't know your scales I have made a guitar pro file of the G pentatonic scale, so just ask if you want it. I'd suggest practice 20mins a day on fingering, 20mins on scales and 20 or more on songs, in a few months you will be as fast as lightning, trust me.
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#11
I started of signed up and paid for lessons at guitartricks.com, its was like $15 for a month subscription. It was good, but I don't know if I learned anything there that I couldn't have learned somewhere else.

Try justinguitar.com for lessons, that site seems really good, then if you think the lessons have helped you then you can donate as much as you think you should for the service he has provided for you.
#12
nah there's alot of free stuff out there.. just google. sometimes the free are better than paid.. most of them are just scam.