Learn to play lead guitar with 6 secret tips


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Learn to play lead guitar with 6 secret tips

  1. 1. Learn To Play Lead Guitar With 6 Secret TipsIf you want to learn to play lead guitar then you already know it is a combinationof theory, technique, and natural talent. Everyone wants to be the best leadguitarist they can be. Everyone knows that you have to address the basics such asreading music and listening to music but most dont think about the reallyimportant things that will set you apart from other people who want to learn toplay lead guitar.There are six important tips that you will want to remember.- Technique- Position to Learn- Hand Position- Attitude- Discipline- Leadership SkillsTechniqueTechnique, of course, is one of the key elements you must address when you learn toplay lead guitar. It is really important to get a good teacher to teach you thetechnique skills and to help you to perfect them. Many famous, and not so famous,lead guitarists will tell you they never stop learning, never stop practicing andnever stop perfecting their style. Playing guitar is and expression of yourtalent, you need to practice and perfect your craft.Position to LearnMost people dont realize that when you first start to learn to play lead guitar itis helpful to practice sitting down. This gives you much more control over yourinstrument and allows you to concentrate on the actual music you are practicing.This might be difficult for some but whether you decide to sit or to remainstanding you must always remember to have both feet flat on the ground and to sitwith your back straight. This will help you to avoid back strain or injury.Hand PositionWhen you learn to play lead guitar you will soon realize that one of the mostimportant things to learn is how to position your hands. If you start from thebeginning with the correct hand positions you will find it much easier later tomove through the different chords with ease. It also lets you react quickly if oneof your fellow musicians has a problem and makes a mistake. At first it will seemvery difficult especially if you have been using incorrect hand positions in thepast. Stick with it, practice hand positions regularly, it will pay off in the endwhen you sound professional.AttitudeAttitude, and by this we dont mean having a bad attitude, is a very importantthing to pay attention to. Attitude affects your body language and this isimportant when you learn to play lead guitar. Attitude and body language gotogether to give you the confidence you will need to perform as a lead guitarist.
  2. 2. Watch successful lead guitarists and see how they always look so much moreconfident than their back-up guitarists. Thats attitude!DisciplineWhen you first learn to play lead guitar it is easy to be disciplined. Yourinitial enthusiasm makes it easy to be able to spend hours trying new music andtechniques. As you improve it is easy to settle in to a level that is good butmaybe not excellent. It takes discipline to maintain a level of practice that willconstantly improve your skills. Discipline is what separates an average leadguitarist from a brilliant one. One good tip is to write out a program and set aschedule with small goals along the way to keep you motivated and on track.Leadership skillsLeadership skills are important to have if you want to be a lead guitarist. Youwill be the one people look to for guidance, you will be responsible for all themusicians in the group. You need to be able to pay attention to what everyone isplaying and be able to cover mistakes that may happen during a song. This may takea while to get really good at but you should always be training yourself. Try tolisten while you are playing and you will improve. This skill will grow if youstart right from the beginning when you learn to play lead guitar.To Learn More Go To http://marcoguitar.com