Start here for a good ukulele practice routine
A great ukulele practice routine doesn’t have t be difficult or mysterious. My “Perfect-a-Song” series is a great place to start if you’re serious about a uke practice routine.
This series is an overview of the thinking I use when I’m focussing in on learning a new uke song. The process is broken down into easy steps.
Lots o’ Links for General Ukulele Practice
Some of these are absolute, hands-on, how-to articles, but there’s also a lot of the philosophy behind the practice. Remember, you want to having fun while you’re getting better, or you just wind up as a precocious know-it-all.
For more meat-and-potatoes uke lessons, jump down to Freeloader Fridays.
Ukulele players: practice a lot, or practice really, really well? What’s the best approach to ukulele practice?
Ukulele players, let’s simplify chords! Here’s how to make those complicated, complex, and confusing ukulele chords EASIER to play.
The best way to get better at playing songs your ukulele is–by playing songs on your ukulele! Betther than any practice routine, here’s a quick tip to help you get better fast.
The exact process I use when I’m focussing in on learning a new uke song. The process is broken down into easy steps.
“I just don’t have time to practice my ukulele.” What do Neil Armstrong and Warren Buffett got that you ain’t got? — A system!
Practice time on ukulele can be hard to come by. Mornings round the old Sullivan home are usually a busy bustle of bustling the boy busily out the door to school. But this morning somehow, the snacks were made, the clothes were on, the homework packed, and– There was nothing to do. 30 minutes. With […]
Memorizing chords shapes on ukulele can be hard, but here are some tips to work into your ukulele practice routine that makes things easier–and more fun.
Do THIS to get better on ukulele. Most people go about it all wrong–but here’s what you should focus to get better on your uke!
What can my dorky teenage skill of sleight of hand teach you about ukulele practice?
This magical tool can dramatically improve your focus and self-awareness when learning a new skill—and that means faster, better learning.
There are days (weeks), when the best thing is to sit back with your feet up, coffee on the hob, your uke in your lap…and PLAY.
All my way of reminding you, dear ukulele fledgling, to not feel like you’ve got to rush it as you learn.
“And it’s not just 2 + 2 + 2 = 6, more like 2 + 2 + 2 = 63, or 79 — just much, much more”
If you’re putting together your own ukulele practice routine, you need some skill that you actually want to be practicing, right?
These are some uke tutorials to help you out. If there’s something specific you’d like to see in the future, drop me a note!