Are you frustrated with your current level of guitar playing?
Are you tired of not seeing results from hours of practicing?
Do you feel confused about what to practice to reach your goals?
Do you ever feel that only “talented” people can become great guitarists?
If you have answered yes to any of the above then you are not alone. I once felt the same way as you. There is a way to over come this frustration. Read on to find out how you can eliminate these road blocks. I have helped many people just like you and I am confident I can help you as well!
At Ottawa Guitar Studio you get…
|A Dedicated guitar instructor and mentor that will coach you through each step. Someone who knows how to motivate and help you understand that you really can do this.|
|A proven learning system designed to take a student from beginner all the way through to the professional level on the guitar. What ever your level, be sure that you can jump in and start having fun right away!|
|A customized practice plan that takes the thinking out of what to practice next. This is your road map to success. Most other guitar teachers don’t do this. Your practice plan evolves depending on your goals and your current level on the guitar.|
|Progress tracking that ensures you to see your progress moving forward daily. You will actually be able log and watch your improvement as you continue to grow into the guitar player of your dreams. Fast.|
What students are saying:
I chose to take lessons with Mickey because he was the first person to actually take the time to find out what level I was at as a guitar player and in what areas I needed to improve. His free introductory lesson just cemented the decision for me, I knew that if I took lessons from him I would become a much better guitar player.
Not having a musical back ground and taking up guitar later in life, I lack a lot of the fundamentals. Lessons with Mickey are laying the foundation required to become a better player. I can see evidence already of my skills improving and correcting bad habits I have developed over time. I look forward to going to the lessons as Mickey has an easy way about his teaching method that makes the lesson enjoyable.
What sets lessons with Mickey apart from other teachers I have had is that he focuses on you as the student. He doesn’t rush you along and makes sure that he helps you correct any difficulties You are having. His lessons are structured and easy to master if you take the time to practice. He provides you with a structured practice plan to help you focus your energies. Time is not wasted and I always feel that I made a great decision signing up with him.
Would I recommend Mickey?
YES, with out hesitation.
I saw Mickeys video on line and I liked what he had to offer. Mickey has improved my rhythm, timing, and strumming in the short time I have been with him. I look forward every week to my lesson and enjoy leaning something new from Mickey. This is my very first time with a guitar teacher and I would highly recommend Mickey to all beginner guitar players.
I found Mickey’s name on a Google page listing guitar teachers in Ottawa. I chose to do the free lesson with Mickey as he was located near me. After the free lesson, I felt good about the instant relationship I had with him. He understood the frustrations I had with previous instructors and I felt that I could really improve if I continued lessons with him.
Since starting with Mickey I have a better understanding of playing in time, and changing to the beat. My chord changes have become more fluid and smooth. I have also learned new strumming techniques. Because the lessons are so enjoyable, I am also more dedicated to practicing what I have learned at home.
I absolutely enjoy my lessons, I look forward each week to showing the progress I have made since the last visit, and learning the new lesson.
I have a particular song I would like to learn to play, other instructors had difficulties teaching in this manner and frequently it felt that they had no idea what to cover in the lesson until I arrived. Mickey however has no issues with this. He is not only teaching me how to play the song, but incorporating the standard basic instructions at the same time. I find that the lessons with Mickey are much more focused, and there is both a visible and logical progression from week to week.
Mickey sets up a personalized plan after each lesson to do at home, highlighting what I need to improve on, and increasing the difficultly level of the fretwork when appropriate.
Would I recommend Mickey?
I found Mickey on the web, read his site and really liked the focused on structured learning, making it fun, but learning the fundamentals properly.
I have learned proper positioning of fretting hand, picking hand for both individual notes and chords.
I have a much better sense of rhythm and timing and I am now able to apply my learning to play songs that carry the sound and feel of the original.
Mickey’s lessons are challenging! He pushes my rhythm, tone and motor skills to the limit during the class. With practice through the week, I am able to master the new skills. Hearing the progress is very satisfying.
Mickey combines his deep music knowledge with natural teaching ability. He makes the learning fun and takes a genuine interest in my progress. Through his help, I have been able to correct gaps in my playing technique
I highly recommend sessions with Mickey to anyone who is serious about wanting to get the most out of their guitar playing. He gets you focused on the right areas to practice and really improve.
I viewed guitar lessons as something that could accelerate my learning, but I couldn’t find the effort to actually participate in them.
I learned that lessons can really help overcoming that initial brick wall when first learning a new instrument.
At Ottawa Guitar Studio I have learned strumming patterns, chord progressions, how to play in time, as well as hand and finger stretches.
When Mickey put on additional drum tracks and played along, it felt like playing in a real band and making real music. The instructor “Mickey” is very enthusiastic and knowledgeable, and the lessons are definitely worth it.
I also learned additional information about guitar maintenance, and technical skills (amp settings, guitar settings, etc.)
Any musician you can think of once faced the very same challenges as you. Every guitar hero and songwriter that ever inspired us, had to start somewhere!
Choosing the right teacher that will give you a practice plan tailored to your specific guitar playing goals is the first important step. If you practice without goals or direction you will make very slow progress.
There is a saying that goes..
“practice makes perfect,” but the truth is, “perfect practice makes perfect.” Knowing how and what to practice with a goal in mind is what gets real results, fast.
Having the right teacher to guide you and keep you on the path towards your guitar playing goals is an essential element to your success. Having a mentor to quickly answer questions that arise will keep you motivated and moving forward.
Most guitar teachers will not have proven systems in place. They wing their lessons on the spot and nothing ever gets documented or measured. With most guitar teachers there is no curriculum, no goal setting, no organizational or practice-time management instructions.
Guitar lessons are not always the same from teacher to teacher, and it can be hard to find a great guitar instructor with a road map to your success, a deep passion for the instrument and for sharing their love of it. This helps fuel your desire to reach your goals. The flame should be passed on from your teacher to you. This way you gain confidence and a passion that once ignited, will last a lifetime.
When I say fast I do mean fast! You will have fun and make progress right away. But massive guitar playing success is incremental and comes within weeks and months and years. The reason results with me are FAST is because you will avoid years or decades of practicing haphazardly, avoid common bad habbits and pitfalls, avoid spending money on inadequate teachers, avoid spending money on materials like books, DVD’s while frustratingly trying to teach yourself.
Try Your First Session
Your first introductory session is free so there’s nothing to lose by finding out how you can take your guitar playing to the next level!
So let’s get started…
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