How Learning Guitar Can Be A Life Skill For Children?

One of the biggest fears that most parents experience is their child not being able to handle the challenges thrown at them from all quarters of life...

The problem is not with the capability of the child to absorb the pressure and excel at multiple things, it's the lack of adequate development of the skills & work ethics required to accomplish this...

Over exposure to technology & a highly sedentary and less creative life style adds to these challenges...

Here's a list of skills & work ethics, that I feel are beneficial to perform well in any situation...

We'll also see how learning guitar can help develop a child in each of these areas...

1) Patience: One of the first things that I learnt on my guitar playing journey is the importance of patience, and I constantly instill this value into all my students.

In case of children, it's not just about the patience of the child, but also the parent who want's the child to experience and get better at it.

How fast somebody can learn and perform a piece of music is highly dependent on the existing skill level and strengths.

Somethings might come easy to the child, whereas other things might take a while, which is completely normal.

The child definitely benefits from this process and can build high levels of patience through the learning years.

Parents on the other hand have to be even more patient and not push the child beyond the work prescribed by the teacher.

The constant patience always pays off not only in their guitar playing, but in all walks of life.

2) Observation: Learning guitar requires students to pay high attention to details, whether it's learning a piece of music, or observing t