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Let's hit the reset button and join Dave Isaacs as he uses his years of experience on the instrument to provide us with the tips and tricks needed to radically improve our playing technique and mechanics. One by one we'll break down the barriers of old and incorrect habits in order to unlock our true potential and play with more ease and creativity!
Complete course with step-by-step lessons and practice examples.
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In each lesson, Dave addresses fundamental techniques and offers tips to alter your mechanical approach that can relieve tension and improve your dexterity on the instrument.
Dave introduces the concepts and techniques that will be learned throughout this course.
Dave introduces us to the approach of relaxed body mechanics as the foundation of effortless playing.
Dave explains how to build confidence in how your fretting hand interacts with the guitar neck.
Building on the mechanics of the previous lesson, Dave explains the best angle to use with the fretting hand and how it relates to the forearm.
Barre chords can be intimidating at first, but Dave breaks down how to mechanically approach this technique.
Using rotation in the fretting hand, a lot can be accomplished in reaching the notes you need to hit.
Incorporating concepts from what we've learned about the fretting hand, this approach to the picking hand can revolutionize how you feel the notes.
For many players, many bad habits can form around strumming. In this lesson Dave teaches how best to approach this fundamental skill.
Using intuition, Dave teaches how to move the picking hand in relation to what a drummer would feel while playing.
Building these skills in each individual hand is useless unless they are coordinated together, Dave teaches how to bring it all together.
Dave illustrates how to bring out the beat and accent your playing.
Fluid movement across the strings is essential for any skilled player.
Using the strum technique from earlier, Dave explains how to incorporate a syncopated rhythm.
Dave explains how to have synchrony between the picking hand fingers to bring the best out of your playing.
Dave demonstrates how to bring a basic chord structure to life with different picking patterns.
Being able to play rhythms against a steady thumb pattern will add dynamics to your expression on the guitar.
Expanding upon previous lessons, Dave demonstrates more ways to add flair to your picking hand's rhythm.
This added percussive element brings a simple chord structure to life.
Just like exercising, playing guitar requires warming up the muscles required for playing.
Dave explains the best way to learn a long piece of music; by breaking it up.
Switching between chords can be tricky, Dave explains how best to accomplish this feat.
Feeling the rhythm is essential if you wish to find the groove. Dave explains how to accomplish this.
Dave plays a song that has two distinct parts played by the thumb and fingers.
This song requires quite a bit of technique, but using everything learned up to this point you can play it with ease!
Dave explains how to add dynamics to your playing by changing the volume of the notes.
In this final lesson, Dave recaps everything learned up to this point and what to do with it next.
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David Isaacs is a great teacher and covers honing of technique in a way that other teachers skip
easy to overlook the perspective of feeling what your body is experiencing when playing; working out the more ergonomic approach.
Great teacher, maybe the best on JamPlay
I just watch this over and over
Makes sense. I’ve been playing for years and I’ve recently started to concentrate on improving my lead technique. With more speed came increased sloppiness. Never thought about being mindful hat the hand should be balanced and relaxed. A mindf
Very handy warmup
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