May 26, 2023
In this week, episode I go through ten bad habits that I often see beginner guitarists make and how to avoid them.
May 18, 2023
On this episode of the Beginner Guitar Academy podcast, we're delving into Arpeggios, specifically how to play them and why they're beneficial. I discuss the difference between harmonic and melodic Arpeggios and provide tips…
May 11, 2023
On this episode of the Beginner Guitar Academy podcast, learn all about blues music, from its origin in the Deep South of America to its influence on contemporary genres like heavy metal and hip hop.
May 4, 2023
In this week's Beginner Guitar Academy podcast episode, we discuss something that can make any beginner guitarist a little nervous - recording yourself on video. But don't worry, I've got you covered with five tips to increa…
April 27, 2023
In this week's episode, I explore whether Yousician is the best way to learn guitar. Yousician is a Finnish interactive and educational music service that offers instant feedback to users as they play their instruments. With…
April 21, 2023
In this week's episode, I discuss the top five greatest live guitar moments ever. From Jimi Hendrix setting his guitar on fire to The Beatle's first US performance and the birth of Beatlemania.
April 15, 2023
In this week's episode, I go through 10 common beginner guitarist problems that always come up and give you solutions to help you overcome them or avoid them entirely.
April 7, 2023
In this week's episode, I ask BGA members what's one thing they wish they had known sooner about learning to play the guitar.
March 30, 2023
We are now 90 through the 365-day practice challenge I started in January. This episode is a check-in to see how everybody is getting on with it, and if you haven't started it yet, I will go through everything you need to…
March 24, 2023
In this week's episode, I’m going to discuss talent vs skill and why just because you don’t have natural talent, you can still learn to play the guitar.
March 16, 2023
Strings are fundamental to guitar playing, but if you have ever been to a music shop and seen all the different packs of strings, you will know that choosing strings can be very confusing. In this week's episode, I am goi…
March 10, 2023
This week's episode is the second in a two-part series looking at ten awesome slide guitarists.
March 3, 2023
This week's episode is the first in a two-part series looking at ten awesome slide guitarists.
Feb. 24, 2023
You must have the fundamentals to be good at anything, which is also true of learning guitar. Thats why in this week's episode, I will take you through 5 Guitar Playing Fundamentals you MUST Know.
Feb. 17, 2023
The number one skill students struggle with in their progress checks & level assessments is rhythm. Thats why in this episode, I will walk you through everything you need to know to get your rhythm rock solid.
Feb. 9, 2023
In this week's episode, I will introduce you to the rule of three, which will get you learning quicker with less frustration and more understanding, so if that sounds good, check it out.
Feb. 3, 2023
It apparently takes 32 days for the average American to give up their new year's resolution meaning this week is when most people fail, and I don't want that for you. Thats why in this week's episode, I'm going to talk about…
Jan. 27, 2023
In this week's episode, I will try to answer one of my student's questions, What’s All The Fuss About Jimi Hendrix? So if you are wondering the same thing, keep listening.
Jan. 20, 2023
In this episode, I take you through 10 three-chord songs that are fun to play and will help you work on different skills & techniques.
Jan. 13, 2023
In this episode, I am answering the question is Music Theory Necessary To Play Guitar? Some think it is, and some think it isn’t, so keep listening to find out what I think.
Jan. 6, 2023
In this week's episode, I'm talking all about pentatonic scales. What they are, how to practice them and why you would want to.
Dec. 30, 2022
In this week's episode, I am setting you a challenge which, if you complete. Will see your guitar playing improve dramatically.
Dec. 23, 2022
In this week's episode, I am continuing my countdown of the five most popular episodes of the BGA podcast in 2022.
Dec. 16, 2022
As we near the end of the year, I'm looking back and counting down the five most popular episodes of the BGA podcast from 2022.