These body awareness tips from the martial arts can help ward guitarists off unnecessary tension and pain before they become problematic.
In this acoustic guitar lesson Happy Traum demonstrates how to bring traditional songs to life using moving bass lines, varying chord choices, fills, and other techniques
The two principal open tunings used in blues guitar playing have old, vernacular American names that I still like to use: Vastopol and Spanish.
This guitar lesson explores how to approach narrative solo guitar composition through harmonic movements, ways to lyrically deliver a melody, and the use of silence.
This guitar lesson breaks down the mechanics of string crossing and applies it all to a classical guitar etude by Fernando Sor to help build up picking-hand precision.
In this guitar lesson, learn fretboard exercises to play beautiful, dreamlike augmented arpeggios for soloing and composing in any style.
Improve your acoustic guitar tone with these 30 tips and techniques for fretting-hand, flatpicking, and fingerstyle playing for both your right and left hands.
Guitarist Mary Flower demonstrates how to play melodies and bass notes at the same time on acoustic guitar via an exercise she calls "Nimble Fingers."
When used as a tool—and not merely a crutch—a capo can offer inspiration and creativity for guitar players of all skill levels. Here are 4 essential concepts for using a capo on guitar.
Michael Chapdelaine teaches you to get good guitar tone by relearning your picking-hand approach.