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Teaching Blues Guitar in 5 Easy Steps

Keep energy high and frustration low with beginners – show them how to rock the blues with these 5 simple steps.

 

Practice Challenge

Amp your students’ motivation for playing guitar at home.

 

10 Ways to Get More Guitar Students

Get booked solid with these 10 actionable tips for enrolling students.

 

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No Book Beginners Framework

Hook beginning students right from the start with fun and quality in-lesson activities

 

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How to Build Practice Independence

Nurture strong analysis and practice habits using the Build Great Music FREE PDF worksheet. PLUS get a FREE studio licensed music sheet by Kevin Olson

 

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Ultimate guide to Left Hand Styles and Patterns

Easily explore the most common patterns from block chords to Alberti bass, arpeggiations and more.

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Rebecca

I Just wanted to quickly jump on here and say a big thankyou to Tim and all the team. I’ve been a member for a few years and have slowly been listening to the podcasts, tried several of the courses and implemented many of the…

Devi Mamak

I’m going really well. Am plodding through no book beginners week-by-week whilst trialling it with a new pair of students, and have already found some great repertoire for some very picky kids through the Repertoire Detective.

Sam Marques

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Sofie Arhontoulis

…especially someone like me who had no formal training so often felt a bit of a fraud. I no longer feel a fraud at all. I have so many more students sticking with me for at least 3-4 years before they might lose interest and…

Wendy Love

I really enjoyed listening to Tim’s podcasts. After hearing the one about imposter syndrome and thinking, “That’s me!” I decided I needed a bit more support from a community of teachers. The resources provided are fantastic and have definitely helped on my journey to becoming…

Rebecca

I Just wanted to quickly jump on here and say a big thankyou to Tim and all the team. I’ve been a member for a few years and have slowly been listening to the podcasts, tried several of the courses and implemented many of the…

Devi Mamak

I’m going really well. Am plodding through no book beginners week-by-week whilst trialling it with a new pair of students, and have already found some great repertoire for some very picky kids through the Repertoire Detective.

Sam Marques

Great, fun, and informative webinar, Tim and Bradley! So good to see you guys together again.

Kathy Isberg

Get the professional plan, best money you will ever invest. And I am really fussy!

Sofie Arhontoulis

…especially someone like me who had no formal training so often felt a bit of a fraud. I no longer feel a fraud at all. I have so many more students sticking with me for at least 3-4 years before they might lose interest and…

Wendy Love

I really enjoyed listening to Tim’s podcasts. After hearing the one about imposter syndrome and thinking, “That’s me!” I decided I needed a bit more support from a community of teachers. The resources provided are fantastic and have definitely helped on my journey to becoming…

Rebecca

I Just wanted to quickly jump on here and say a big thankyou to Tim and all the team. I’ve been a member for a few years and have slowly been listening to the podcasts, tried several of the courses and implemented many of the…

Devi Mamak

I’m going really well. Am plodding through no book beginners week-by-week whilst trialling it with a new pair of students, and have already found some great repertoire for some very picky kids through the Repertoire Detective.

Sam Marques

Great, fun, and informative webinar, Tim and Bradley! So good to see you guys together again.

Kathy Isberg

Get the professional plan, best money you will ever invest. And I am really fussy!

Sofie Arhontoulis

6 months already?! Haha, that flew. Thanks! A lot of progress here (Yes, I realize I haven’t updated my growth journal!). I’ve done a complete 180. Last year I had a studio of 40 students, giving mostly 30 minute private lessons. I have revamped my…

Kristi Lee

Hi, Thanks for sharing this! Great video on composition. Regards, Matti Carter

Matti Carter

Hi Tim, Thanks so much for checking in. I have wanted to e-mail you with amazing updates. I started this journey in July, to open a brand new music school/studio, renovate a space, learn the best way for me to teach piano lessons; within the…

Grace Ann Adderley

Oh my gosh! How GOOD is Mymusicstaff! I’ve just opened my studio after signing up to top music in December and watching as many videos as I could over that time, thanks to everyone that’s contributed to the courses! Set up mysmusicstaff last night and…

Jamie McClennan

Grant Arnold’s collection is appealing, falls under the hands in a pianistic way, has rhythms which are good for discussion, basic chord structures to analyse and the kids across all ages enjoy them.

Robyn Egan

Am pleased to report that my 7yr old student loves improvising with the No Book Beginners Course accompaniments! And thanks for all the tips on how to make lessons more fun! Cheers, Debbie

Debbie Chung

6 months already?! Haha, that flew. Thanks! A lot of progress here (Yes, I realize I haven’t updated my growth journal!). I’ve done a complete 180. Last year I had a studio of 40 students, giving mostly 30 minute private lessons. I have revamped my…

Kristi Lee

Hi, Thanks for sharing this! Great video on composition. Regards, Matti Carter

Matti Carter

Hi Tim, Thanks so much for checking in. I have wanted to e-mail you with amazing updates. I started this journey in July, to open a brand new music school/studio, renovate a space, learn the best way for me to teach piano lessons; within the…

Grace Ann Adderley

Oh my gosh! How GOOD is Mymusicstaff! I’ve just opened my studio after signing up to top music in December and watching as many videos as I could over that time, thanks to everyone that’s contributed to the courses! Set up mysmusicstaff last night and…

Jamie McClennan

Grant Arnold’s collection is appealing, falls under the hands in a pianistic way, has rhythms which are good for discussion, basic chord structures to analyse and the kids across all ages enjoy them.

Robyn Egan

Am pleased to report that my 7yr old student loves improvising with the No Book Beginners Course accompaniments! And thanks for all the tips on how to make lessons more fun! Cheers, Debbie

Debbie Chung

6 months already?! Haha, that flew. Thanks! A lot of progress here (Yes, I realize I haven’t updated my growth journal!). I’ve done a complete 180. Last year I had a studio of 40 students, giving mostly 30 minute private lessons. I have revamped my…

Kristi Lee

Hi, Thanks for sharing this! Great video on composition. Regards, Matti Carter

Matti Carter

Hi Tim, Thanks so much for checking in. I have wanted to e-mail you with amazing updates. I started this journey in July, to open a brand new music school/studio, renovate a space, learn the best way for me to teach piano lessons; within the…

Grace Ann Adderley

Oh my gosh! How GOOD is Mymusicstaff! I’ve just opened my studio after signing up to top music in December and watching as many videos as I could over that time, thanks to everyone that’s contributed to the courses! Set up mysmusicstaff last night and…

Jamie McClennan

Grant Arnold’s collection is appealing, falls under the hands in a pianistic way, has rhythms which are good for discussion, basic chord structures to analyse and the kids across all ages enjoy them.

Robyn Egan

Am pleased to report that my 7yr old student loves improvising with the No Book Beginners Course accompaniments! And thanks for all the tips on how to make lessons more fun! Cheers, Debbie

Debbie Chung

 

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