This ebook uses the Alexander Technique principles of good posture and great technique to assist the guitarist. This ebook is also based on the guitar technique of John Williams and Carlos Bonell, who I studied with in London at the Royal College of Music. It is the intention of this ebook to help the guitarist find a personal technique and posture on the instrument that allows you to find the most mechanically advantageous way to play the guitar. This ebook is filled with concepts that will help you explore what you’ve been doing technically, psychologically, and posturally on the guitar, and to assist you in finding a way to play your instrument, so that the guitar is easier to play and kinder to the body.
Ethan Kind is a former concert guitarist who used the Alexander Technique to heal carpal tunnel pain in his left wrist and never had physical problems on the guitar again. He has also been an athlete all of his life. Please contact Mr. Kind if you have any questions about this ebook, suggestions that would make this ebook clearer and more expansive, or suggestions for other ebooks that you would like to see him write about. Mr. Kind can be reached at www.ethankind.com and firstname.lastname@example.org.
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