Look, don’t get me wrong. I love YouTube.
In fact, we promote and share guitar videos from YouTube all the time on Six String Madness. Those videos, however, are from some of the best guitar teachers out there right now with some of the best guitar courses that give players results.
But with the explosion of free guitar “lessons” over the last few years, you may think it’s easier than ever to get top-notch training at bargain price…or even free.
Well, that’s dead WRONG.
The truth is, any moron with a video camera can strum a few chords, put it up on YouTube and declare himself a, “guitar teacher.”
And when you’re just starting out (or even if you’re an intermediate player) you might not even know that what your learning could actually make your playing WORSE.
But here’s something even more dangerous you need to be aware of…
If you learn bad technique, you could end up in physical pain and frustration, which leads to DESPAIR.
And that usually means you’ll quit playing completely. (Happens all the time).
I’ve seen many guitarists QUIT playing because they thought they didn’t have enough “talent.”
But the truth is, they had plenty of talent. They just got bad instruction.
How To Avoid This Problem:
One surefire way to make sure you don’t get lead down the wrong path is to find a good guitar teacher in your local area or take a look at some of the great guitar courses that we recommend here at Six String Madness.
Take a look at The Best Guitar Courses of 2014 if you need some suggestions.
Here’s The Bottom Line…
One of the most important things you can do as a guitarist is to find a structured and organized plan from a good teacher. Stop wandering around YouTube picking up bits of this and that and really make a commitment to learning how to play the guitar.