The Guitar Lesson Lounge Review analyzes a program that has been designed to help individuals learn guitar on their own, without any outside help.
This is a guide book that tells you everything that you need to know about the instrument (the guitar) and how to play it. You are also taught how to upkeep your instrument and how to select the best piece amidst thousands of useless models.
With so many guitar tutorials on the web, it is almost impossible to figure out which one to opt for and which online lesson to avoid, even offline classes (that are extremely expensive) are devoid of the richness that you sometimes need to master the instrument. Besides, thousands of YouTube tutorials are simply a sheer waste of time, probably because they are available for free.
Highlights of Guitar Lesson Lounge Review
This program is divided into several categories –
1) How to Learn Guitar Fast
While learning the guitar can be quite a daunting task, you are taught to play this instrument via a series of informative articles that explain each and every aspect pertaining to mastering the guitar.
Here is what this category covers –
a) Playing the Guitar Chords Properly
This is an article that shall teach you how to play the guitar chords properly. While this may sound simple, it is not as simple as it really seems. Mastering the chords is undoubtedly the toughest task available on hand. In this lesson, which is backed with video tutorials, you are taught all about the Zen of chords as well as the proper hand technique that is required to play the chords without flinching or making a single mistake.
b) Changing Guitar Chords
The second lesson is all about changing the guitar chords in order to play the instrument like a thorough professional. Here, you are taught to automatically change chords by maintaining the mind and body chemistry. You would not need to think twice before changing the chords, as this would happen automatically with adequate practice.
Here, you are also taught how to move your fingers rhythmically and to avoid extra movements. There is also a video tutorial on the importance of finger rhythm while playing the guitar. Last but not the least, you are also taught to make use of a metronome to perfect your guitar chord transformation skills.
c) The art of Strumming
This lesson has two detailed videos that teach you the art of strumming the guitar in a rhythmic manner. Here, you are taught the importance of using both the hands while playing the guitar to achieve a flawless rhythm.
Contrary to the popular belief, guitar playing involves both hand movements. You are taught mechanics as well as specialized exercises to strum in a rhythmic manner.
d) The Barre Chord
It is presumed that playing the baree chord is one of the most difficult tasks of playing the guitar. Well, this is not at all true – especially, if you are taught to play this chord in the correct manner.
In this lesson, you are taught to control your “Tipping Chord” in order to continue playing the instrument properly. Along with a detailed video tutorial, a lot of theory has also been told in this lesson that shall allow you to keep the barre chord in complete control.
e) Mastering Songs
In this lesson, you are taught to play the three keys to learn all possible songs on a guitar. You are also taught the correct technique for picking the right songs that can be played like a real professional. There are a couple of video tutorials on the same subject that allow you to learn the trick of playing songs appropriately on the guitar.
2) How to Teach Yourself Guitar
This is the second module that basically allows you to teach yourself the art of playing the guitar, without any external aid or any extra coaching sessions.
Here is what this category covers –
a) Tips on Guitar TAB Reading
If you can read the TAB, you can easily play any song on the guitar. Nonetheless, the trick of reading the TAB is not that easy and people often make mistakes while doing so, which is why, their learning curve is rather lengthy and full of obstacles. By incorporating a few tried and tested techniques, you are able to read TABs, which in turn shall shorten your learning curve considerably.
b) Resolving Issues Pertaining to TABs
This lesson is all about understanding the usual problems or issues that are associated with TABs. A TAB is a shortcut that has been incorporated to ensure that you are able to play any song without having to learn the complicated music language.
All such issues shall be first highlighted and then a resolution for each issue provided under this module. This is being done to make you a better guitar player. I (LeanAndFit reviewing team) found this to be user friendly indeed.
c) Trick behind Proper Practice
Ironically, if you do not know how to practice the guitar in a proper manner, you would never be able to become a perfect player. Not only would you be taught to practice guitar playing in an apt manner, you shall also be taught to prepare a practice calendar that is always prepared by lead rock stars.
d) The 3 Minute Trick
There is a three minute practice ritual that has been developed by the experts here that allow you to perform well at any concert and on any occasion, regardless of the degree of difficulty.
This tiny practice session has the capability of removing all the clutter that you may have before performing. You are taught correct breathing exercises as well as finger exercises that would help you unlock your true potential and allow you to play like a professional.
e) Lesser Known Facts on Guitar Playing
There are some tricks that no guitarist would like to share with you, because if he does, you too shall become as good (if not better) than him. Such lesser known facts are shared with you in this informative lesson.
You are taught structuring, planning your attack, the correct way to jam, practicing in a repetitive manner to perfect your skills, to be comfortable while playing the guitar and always performing your best under all scenarios.
3) Tips on Guitar Purchasing
While playing the guitar is always considered important, procuring the most suitable instrument for perfecting your skills, is almost always neglected. In this module, you shall be taught how to purchase a suitable guitar for yourself.
a) Where to Make a Purchase
This module shall tell you the correct places for purchasing your guitar. This tutorial shall help you purchase a suitable guitar from sources that you can trust blindly and avoid sources that may seem good but are always faulty.
b) Acoustic Guitar or Electric Guitar- Which is Better
In this module, you shall be told about both the electric as well as the acoustic guitar in great detail. The pros and cons of both these models shall be explained to you in great details and you would also be told where to buy one from. In fact, a video tutorial has also been adjusted along with the theoretical explanation, to help you take the wisest decision without batting an eyelid.
c) Tips to Make the Guitar Play Well
In this lesson, the play-ability of the guitar is discussed at great lengths. You would be taught why a guitar that plays well is more important than a guitar that is manufactured by a top notch brand. This explanation is also backed by video instructions.
d) The Tone of the Guitar
In this module, you would be taught to judge the tone of your guitar. Besides the looks and the brand of the instrument, the tone of the guitar is equally important. This is why this module focuses completely on determining how you can select a guitar that has a sound tone. What you require is a clean and a rich tone that sets you apart from your competitors.
e) The Ultimate Guitar Buying Checklist
In this lesson, you shall be made aware of all those things that you need to keep in mind before purchasing the guitar. Unless and until you have complete knowledge on what to keep in mind while purchasing the guitar and what to avoid, you would never really be able to purchase the most suitable guitar.
4) The String Ninja Strategy
This is a methodology that has been in play for several years and it allows you to master the guitar strings in such a manner that you continue playing flawlessly forever.
Here is what String Ninja covers –
This is a technique that has incorporated 2 years of learning into 2 weeks. Here, you are taught to stop finding excuses and start practicing. You are also taught the correct techniques to use while playing the instrument that shall help you meet your goals in a jiffy.
In fact, this method has been used by thousands of guitar enthusiasts the world over successfully, which is why, the String Ninja strategy is in much demand the world over. You have video tutorials on the same topic that help you accomplish your guitar learning goals at warp speed.
5) The Ultimate Songs Collection
There is also a collection of songs and how you need to play these songs on the guitar. This has been explained via an informative video tutorial. You need to make a payment for each song that you would like to learn.
The Pricing and 60 Day Money Back Guarantee
This online course is priced very competitively. At just $47, you are able to get your hands onto a very detailed course that would otherwise easily set you back by a couple of thousand dollars. At the same time, this program is relatively risk free in nature.
You can try this method for a period of 60 days and if you are not fully satisfied with its contents, you can always seek a refund.
Is it Worth Your Time?
This is a question that you need to ask yourself. As a reviewer, I would definitely say that I would go in for it – simply because of the money. It is a freaking low budget deal, which I can never hope to find elsewhere, especially not in terms of a physical classroom coaching session.
Secondly, I like the ideal of learning how to play the guitar while managing to jeopardize my “nine to five” job.