1. LeftyJohn

    LeftyJohn West Wiltshire/Exeter, UK

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  2. Elwood

    Elwood pickin time

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    Well to start with you have everything backwards!

    Seriously, your chord changes are smooth, the rhythm moves freely. All I see is the same thing I need...just to do everything a million times to let things take deep root. Nice work. (one suggestion, you might try fingering your G chord with your other three fingers, not using the index. At least be comfortable with it. That will open some single note options for you later, like trying to weave a melody through your chord progressions. Only an idea.
     
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    Walt H cloudbase - Aint got time for gravity

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    Hey John,
    Looking and sounding quite nice!! Beautiful geetar as well.

    I do not have this course and was wondering how you are liking it thus far?
     
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    LeftyJohn West Wiltshire/Exeter, UK

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    LOL, brilliant :)

    Thanks much appreciated. I'm going to try to start fingering the G the way you suggest during some of my practice routine, as you say it seems like a great way to be able to add some single note melodies in future, when I'm a little more confident on the rhythm.

    Regards, John
     
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    LeftyJohn West Wiltshire/Exeter, UK

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    Thanks Walt.

    I'm enjoying the course I think the exercises are set at a great level and progress nicely. There's a good mix of different areas/topics too from stuff like this which is great for strumming 'campfire' songs (for lack of a better term) plus some up-coming power chords and palm muting in a couple of sections time - so I can get my punk/classic rock kicks too :)

    There is one thing missing that I'd hoped too see more of - though I'm not quite sure what that would be - and that's counting. I feel I'm missing something there and I was hoping this course would make it 'click' more, which it is, but not in quite the direct way I was hoping.

    My only small criticism of the course is the quality of the video's. Having started with Beginning Blues Guitar 2 which is brilliantly presented, SARM seems a little dated and not as well presented / put together.

    Overall I'm very glad I brought the course and will be continuing to work through it.

    Regards, John
     
  6. Walt H

    Walt H cloudbase - Aint got time for gravity

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    Thanks for the info John. If you are looking for counting. I am pretty deep into the ABGU course. I am on lesson 28/35. I honestly cant say enough about how fantastic I think it is, and there is an absolute ton of counting in it. I promise, if you see ABGU through you will have a really good grasp on counting.
     
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    LeftyJohn West Wiltshire/Exeter, UK

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    Thanks Walt, I've already brought ABGU and BGU to do after SARM. I've not decided which to try first, so it sounds like ABGU might be the one!

    Regards, John