Videos

This weeks episode is part one in a two-part series looking at 10 AWESOME female guitarists. Below are links to all the music featured in this weeks episode.

Sister Rosetta Thorpe
Didn't It Rain? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y9a49oFalZE

Nita Strauss
Guitar solo from 2017 with Alice Cooper in…

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As yesterday was David Gilmour's 75th birthday I thought it would be fun to post a video teaching one of his most classic songs, Another Brick In The Wall.

This video is taken from our 'Learn To Play Another Brick In The Wall, Part 2' workshop which Academy members can find in the academy.

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In this episode, I discuss a few ways to get the most out of your practice when you are short on time.

The most important thing is what you practice. Instead of playing the same riff or song, you have been playing for the last 20 years. Make sure you have structure and are practising the seven ess…

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In this episode of the Beginner Guitar Academy podcast, we take a look at the chord of the month.

Chord of the month is where I focus on a particular chord or chord type with the goal of helping you better understand what it is, how to use it and finish with a few songs so you can put your new sha…

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Today is Tony Iommi's birthday and we are going to celebrate by learning one of his classic riffs, Iron Man. I present this riff at three different levels so there should be something for everyone.

This video is taken from our '5 easy but AWESOME rock riffs' workshop which Academy members can fin…

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One of the most common complaints I hear from beginner guitarists is they find up strumming hard especially when using a pick.

In this episode of the podcast I breakdown the mechanics of your strumming hand and give you a few tips on how to improve your up strumming.

You can find the video of th…

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As yesterday would have been Bob Marley's 76th birthday I thought it would be fun to post a video teaching one of his most classic riffs, Redemption Song.

I go through a simplified version as well as the full recorded version so hopefully something for everyone. This video is taken from our 'Lear…

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One of the most common complaints I hear from beginner guitarists is they find up strumming hard especially when using a pick.

In this video I breakdown the mechanics of your strumming hand and give you a few tips on how to improve your up strumming.

If you have any questions, just leave a comme…

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We are finishing off our 5 Led Zeppelin riffs today with Heartbreaker.

Eddie Van Halen once claimed the Heartbreaker solo as the origin behind the tapping technique. In one review with Guitar World, he said:

"I think I got the idea of tapping watching Jimmy Page do his Heartbreaker solo back in 1…

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This riff is really fun to play and sounds so cool 😎

It is, however, a little tricky so definitely one for the more advanced beginner. Make sure you come back tomorrow to see the final of our 5 Led Zeppelin riffs.

This riff was taken from our 'Learn To Play Five Led Zeppelin Riffs' live workshop…

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Kashmir is a classic song off of Led Zeppelin’s Physical Graffiti, which was released in 1975. Considered by Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones to be the most representative piece of Led Zeppelin, Kashmir was played during every concert played by the group until its dissolution in 1980.

This riff was …

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Just a quick live to let members know I have uploaded Saturday's workshop to the academy. If you are not a member of Beginner Guitar Academy you can watch the workshop with a 14 day trial for just $1, head over to www.beginnerguitaracademy.com for more info.

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This is the second of our 5 Led zeppelin riffs this week and can be found on the band's second album. This song earned the band their first US number one and those from the UK will remember it as the Top Of The Pops theme tune from back in the day.

These riffs are taken from our 'Learn To Play Fiv…

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The weekend just gone saw Jimmy Page turn 77 years old 🥳

To celebrate I am posting a lesson every day this week on a different Led Zeppelin riff.

These riffs are taken from our 'Learn To Play Five Led Zeppelin Riffs' live workshop. Join us for our next workshop for just $1, get more info @ www.o…

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In this episode of the Beginner Guitar Academy podcast I answer the question 'What Would Be A Good Guitar Practice Routine?'

I tell you exactly what should be included in your practice sessions and give you a 30, 20 & 10-minute routine to follow as well as deep dive into an example routine showing…

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Wanna get more mileage out of your practice minutes? Then check this video out!

I go through exactly what you should include in your practice sessions, give you a 30, 20 & 10-minute routine to follow and deep dive into an example routine showing you how it all fits together.

After watching you w…

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Just three chords are all you need for this classic rock guitar riff. Watch out for the rests in the rhythm and don't forget to crank it up!

If you have any questions, just leave a comment below :)

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In this video, we are looking at the intro of Runnin' With The Devil by Van Halen. I have recorded three different videos for this song, beginner, intermediate and advanced.

The beginner level is played in the first few frets, making it a little bit easier. The intermediate version requires you t…

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In this video, we are looking at the intro of Runnin' With The Devil by Van Halen. I have recorded three different videos for this song, beginner, intermediate and advanced.

The beginner level is played in the first few frets, making it a little bit easier. The intermediate version requires you t…

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In this video, we are looking at the intro of Runnin' With The Devil by Van Halen. I have recorded three different videos for this song, beginner, intermediate and advanced.

The beginner level is played in the first few frets, making it a little bit easier. The intermediate version requires you t…

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In this episode of the Beginner Guitar Academy podcast, I discuss 10 Ways To Stay Motivated While Learning Guitar.

If you have any questions, just leave a comment below :)

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In this episode of the Beginner Guitar Academy podcast I discuss Isolation, a super simple idea but I bet you are not using it. Take a listen to improve your practice.

If you have any questions, just leave a comment below :)

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Welcome to the final episode of Learn Guitar with Paul. In this episode, we recap what has been covered over the last six weeks and where to go next to continue your training.

If you have any questions, just leave a comment below :)

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As a musician, your ears are probably your most important asset so why is it that ear training is one of the least practiced skills 🤔

Well, it shouldn't be, and to help get your ear training practice started I have recorded a super simple introduction to the two main parts of ear training, Rhythm …

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