Have you ever wanted to pick up the guitar and start strumming your favorite songs but procrastinated? What about admiring musicians who are performing on stage?
Perhaps you would have even asked yourself: "How can I be like them?" Well, the first thing you got to do is to take action and learn the guitar.
Now, many new guitar players fall into the trap of jumping straight into learning difficult songs because they were motivated by the notion to play their favorites songs. These guitarists often skip learning the fundamentals of playing the guitar and overtime, they suffer from burnout as they find it increasingly difficult to achieve the results they want.
Well then, you'll probably have this question in mind now. "Okay, I know I need to learn the fundamentals of playing the guitar but what exactly are they?" One of the first things that beginner guitarists need to know is basically how to tune a guitar. Just think of it, if you are playing an out of tuned guitar, how can anything sound good? Make it a point before every practice session that you ensure your guitars are tuned.
The next most important thing that novice guitarists should learn is the different parts of the guitar. Why? Many of the online guitar lessons will refer to specific parts of the guitar such as the bridge, body etc. Without prior knowledge of these guitar parts, a beginner guitar player may end up wasting more time and worse still, misinterpret the guitar lessons and learn the wrong stuff.
Besides these 2 key pointers for start up guitarists, there are a bunch of other important stuff that a beginner guitarists need for a solid foundation in music. Ultimately, putting in time and effort to learn the guitar can reap tremendous benefits for your enjoyment of music. Keep those fingers moving and never give up.