Episodes

115 - How To Build The Habit Of Guitar Practice

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…

114 - What’s All The Fuss About Jimi Hendrix?

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.

113 - 10 Three-Chord Songs To Learn

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.

112 - Is Music Theory Necessary To Play Guitar

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.

111 - What Are Pentatonic Scales?

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.

110 - 365 Day Guitar Practice Challenge

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.

109 - 5 Most Popular Episodes of The BGA Podcast in 2022 (Part 2)

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.

108 - 5 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.

107 - Best Apps For Guitarists

Dec. 9, 2022

In this week's episode, I'm going through the best apps for guitarists. So make sure you have got some spare storage on your phone and WIFI access, then get downloading.

106 - Complete Guide To Guitar Picks

Dec. 2, 2022

Many beginner guitarists don’t think twice about their guitar pick and use any old one nearby. Guitar picks make a huge difference to your tone and playing. So listen to this week's episode to learn everything you need to kn…

105 - The Guitar Players Christmas Gift Guide

Nov. 25, 2022

With Christmas fast approaching, this episode is all about gifts for guitar players. I will run you through the best gifts for that guitar player in your life or for your own Christmas list.

104 - How To Practise Ear Training

Nov. 18, 2022

Ear training is one of those skills that often gets overlooked and left out of the practice schedule. In this week's episode, I'm going over what ear training is, why you should practice it and most importantly, how.

103 - The #1 Reason Beginners Get Confused & Frustrated

Nov. 11, 2022

In this week's episode, we look at the number one reason beginners get confused and frustrated when learning guitar. Wanna know what it is? Then keep listening.

102 - Standing Or Sitting: Which Way Should You Practice Guitar?

Nov. 4, 2022

When practising the guitar, do you sit or do you stand? Which way is better, and does it even matter? This is what we are going to find out in today’s episode.

101 - 5 Steps To Writing Songs On Guitar

Oct. 28, 2022

In this episode, I will help you release your creative side by walking you through the 5 Steps To Writing Songs On Guitar.

100 - Advice & Tips From 9 BGA Members

Oct. 21, 2022

We made it! 100 episodes! To celebrate episode 100, I invited 9 BGA members to share their advice and tips from their guitar journey. I have also got a special gift for all BGA podcast listeners.

099 - 90% Quit BUT That's NOT Gonna Be You (Part Two)

Oct. 14, 2022

This week's episode is the second in a two-part series looking at why 90% of beginner guitarists quit in the first 12 months. So if you want to be part of the 10% that are successful with learning guitar, take a listen.

098 - 90% Quit But That's Not Gonna Be You (Part One)

Oct. 7, 2022

This week's episode is the first in a two-part series looking at why 90% of beginner guitarists quit in the first 12 months. So if you want to be part of the 10% that are successful with learning guitar, take a listen.

097 - What Does Playing In A Key Mean?

Sept. 30, 2022

In this episode, I will answer the question, what does playing in a key mean? So if you have asked the same question, keep listening.

096 - 10 Awesome Acoustic Guitarists You Should Know About (Part 2)

Sept. 23, 2022

This week's episode is the second in a two-part series introducing 10 awesome acoustic guitar players you should know about.

095 - 10 Awesome Acoustic Guitarists You Should Know About (Part 1)

Sept. 16, 2022

This week's episode is the first in a two-part series introducing ten awesome acoustic guitar players you should know about.

094 - How To Improve At Improvisation

Sept. 9, 2022

If there is one thing that stops most beginner lead guitarists in their tracks, it’s improvisation; what should I play? How should I play it? If you have asked these same questions, then keep listening as I break down how to…

093 - 10 Awesome Finger Picking Songs

Sept. 2, 2022

If you are tired of your guitar pick, this episode is for you as I count down ten awesome finger-picking songs. These will be great to learn the style and give you some fun songs to play.

092 - Are You A Beginner Or Intermediate Guitarist?

Aug. 26, 2022

If you feel like a perpetual beginner and wonder where you are on your guitar-playing journey. Then this episode is for you as I will answer the question are you a beginner or intermediate guitarist?