Is learning guitar easy? Short answer – NO. Never was, never will be. Anyone telling you differently is either misinformed or lying. Nothing worth achieving is easy, that’s just a fact of life. Learning any musical instrument is hard work and guitar is certainly not an exception.
Most peoples motivations for learning the guitar are pretty mixed, and there’s nothing wrong with enjoying the external rewards that it can bring. But these things are not likely to keep you going when difficulties arise (which they will), unless you also have a deep-seated love for how the guitar sounds, and for the process of actually playing it.
The states now give, free no cost, training material to its citizens the training booklet necessary to get the license it requires it’s citizens to have. Who to teach the class? To shorten this down, well we know the CG Aux and USPS got on the list as valid locations. Also on the list were ex-Axis/USPS, and not necessary ex, with boating training companies, the state itself. The cash register stopped ring as much state by state.
It is their choice of lessons. Many use the Internet as the only source of information. This is bad for several reasons. First, they don’t have a plan. Second, they don’t really know what they’re doing. Epiphone SG G-400It’s very difficult if not impossible to really learn guitar from some free online lessons or Youtube video tutorials. What every beginner needs is a well structured esl and guidance. Looking for tips and advice all over the web is not a really good plan. It may be free, but it won’t get you where you want to be.
The books that you can pick from are anything from strictly just mapping out chords for you with very little instructions or so specific that it’s hundreds of pages long. You can decide what you want when you go to the music store and check out all the instructional books. You will see all types of music books so take your time and decide which one will work best for you.
Make sure you pick the lesson plans that work for the level of aptitude you currently have. It is very easy to think that you can handle something advanced or anything that has familiar music in it, but that doesn’t mean that you can play it. You need to start off with beginner tools if you are a beginner and so on and so forth. You will eventually get to the higher levels but you have to start at the bottom.
What have you to be thankful for? Remember that your task is among the most valuable in all of the world, despite what you may be paid or the recognition you get. Your service to the community is a gift that many cannot accept, knowing that every life that touches yours in a classroom or anywhere else is immeasurably changed. Be aware of your possibility, be humbled by your responsibility, and be grateful for the opportunity.