Practice Planning for Classical Guitar Progress

Classical guitar practice goes much better when we have a plan.  And this plan is best decided on before we sit down to practice.  So the main question is: What will I practice?  Knowing this, we can get right to work and enjoy more productive time on the guitar.

The Elements of Great Practice

Ideally, we continually polish our music, as well as developing ever-better movement and skills.  To do this, here are some of the main areas to include in guitar practice.


All Lessons on Practice Planning

  1. 35 Minute Guided Classical Guitar Practice
  2. 4 Ways to Choose Your Next Piece of Music
  3. 7 Tips for Success in Online Guitar Courses
  4. Are You Practicing, or Exercising? The Truth Will Set You Free!
  5. Create a Before-Bed Review, and End the Day In Style
  6. Finding More Time and Energy to Practice Guitar
  7. Get More Done Practicing with the Pomodoro Technique
  8. Guitar Practice Check-In: The Painless Way to Fast Forward Your Guitar Practice
  9. Have a Positive Agenda in Your Guitar Practice
  10. How Long Should I Practice Guitar Each Day?
  11. How to Choose Your Next Piece of Music to Play
  12. How to Make the Most of Short Practice Times
  13. How to Practice Guitar with the Lilypad Technique
  14. How to Re-Start Your Guitar Practice After a Break
  15. How to use Easy Pieces in practice
  16. How to Video Yourself for Guitar Practice and Be Your Own Teacher
  17. Learn New Music? Or Keep Practicing Your Current Piece?
  18. Long-Term vs. Short-Term Guitar Projects
  19. Practice vs. Playing: The Rules for Constant Progress on Classical Guitar
  20. Review the Last Year: How to Assess Your Guitar Practice
  21. Should You Play Guitar Pieces Beyond Your Ability?
  22. Split Practices for Faster Progress and Easier Scheduling
  23. Technique vs. Repertoire Pieces in Classical Guitar Practice
  24. The 5% Rule for “Someday” Techniques in Classical Guitar Practice
  25. The Amazing Power of 1% Improvements
  26. The Essential Ingredients of Great Guitar Practice
  27. The Guitar Practice Log: How to Manage a Music Practice Journal
  28. What to Include in Your Guitar Practice Schedule
  29. When is the Best Time to Practice Guitar?