I’m pretty sure some of you are having a hard time learning a few of those easy guitar chords like most guitar starters, so here is another entry in our blog which will help make your guitar learning life a lot easier.
Side Note: If you want to know what some easy guitar chords are, and how to play them, CLICK HERE.
Let’s talk about difficulty. No matter how you go about it, difficulties are really inevitable and they are always there to bother even the most experienced guitarists from time to time. So starting now, you have to embrace difficulties and treat them. So here are a few tips to help you iron things out.
Practice, practice, practice. This is no secret; practice is indeed the only way to overcome every difficulty being faced. The more you practice those easy guitar chords, the closer you are to becoming a guitar hero. The secret here is short, but frequent and consistent practice. You can practice ten minutes every morning, another ten minutes after lunch, and then lastly, you can spend another twenty minutes practicing before going to bed. Do it your way – no one’s forcing you to practice if you don’t feel like it.
Be resourceful. Don’t stick to only one reference book. It pays to do a little research so that you will know different tips and tricks up your sleeve. You’ll be surprised at how many ways you can form one single chord and the techniques that you will learn if you just shed a little time of research.In the video below, you will see a few different ways on how a G major chord is being performed:
So among those ways, you can just simply choose which style you feel most comfortable. It still is a G major chord anyway.
Put everything you have learned into practice. In case you are wondering if those three chords that you have just mastered will suffice for playing a song, the answer to that is a big yes. There are a lot of easy songs that you can practice on the guitar that only involves three easy guitar chords. Unbelievable? Let me show you this video:
With only the chords A Major, D Major and E Major, you can already play Wild Thing by the Troggs with style. There are hundreds of easy guitar songs out there that you can definitely practice even if you only know a handful of those easy guitar chords.
Learn to appreciate your hard work. Give yourself a notable pat-on-the-back for all the challenges and difficulties that you have overcome. The next time you master the C Major chord without looking, treat yourself and do something that you like doing. Forget the guitar for a moment and indulge yourself with life’s simple pleasures. Taking a break from all that grueling guitar practice can help you stay focused and motivated the next time you pick up your guitar and start practicing again.
The last and the most important tip of all: ENJOY. Learning the guitar should be fun and interesting. Don’t put too much pressure on yourself. Always keep in mind that you are doing just fine and sooner or later, you will be one hell of a guitar player who can leave his audience speechless.