"I second Brent's tip! I have a friend who is an excellent guitar and mandolin player, and he says that as a teenager he practiced chord changes in a dark closet. I've tried closing my eyes myself, and I can tell it is helping."
I have one tip that has not been included in alll of the quality information conveyed so far. But first some background. This is the most important lesson I ever learned about guitar chord changing, and getting all the fingers going in…"
Any guitar player is better off having The Principles no matter what they are doing. But, notice that I inserted the relevant instructions in the book you have for those who do not have The Principles.
Just do exactly what it says.…"
Your book arrived and I have been paging through it. Being an analytical person myself I like the approach of the book and am anxious to get into it. On page 14 you have a practice routine for chord changes. It looks like I may need the…"
Well, the thing is that I can give a general answer and say "yes, a lighter string will have less tension and so be easier". But how that will apply to you in particular is further influenced by many other personal…"
"Thanks Jamie - You are very kind. I did have a question. I have steel strings on my guitar and I dont want to go to nylon but I was wondering if going to a lighter string will cause less tension and be easier to learn. I look forward to your…"
I see you just ordered a copy of the book I wrote especially for beginners, to get them started with actually being able to change chords well enough to keep time with a song. I am glad you did that.
I want you to know that if you have any…"