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Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Guitar Lessons

Hello, my name is Vinicius, I am a Brazilian Biologist and I am completing my Masters in Neuroscience at VU Amsterdam.

I have been playing guitar since I was 11 and I have been teaching the instrument for almost 10 years now.

I believe that motivating the student and helping him to integrate the instrument into his daily routine is the most important role that a teacher can do.

My methodology is the flipped-classroom and I use the Google Classroom platform: every week, I will write a study guide with details of what we discussed during class + references (videos/blogs/books). This can be used by the student to study carefully at their own pace. During our next class, we will discuss the points you had the most difficulty and advance your knowledge further.

I can also record videos and write essays from scratch specifically for you, whenever the material is not available online.

About me
I learned to play the guitar on my own - later in life I had classical training at university (singing, piano and classical guitar). I play Fingerstyle guitar, popularized by artists like Andy McKee, Tommy Emmanuel and Antoine Dufour, which consists of playing melody, harmony and percussion at the same time.

Extra information

You should have your own guitar to practice at your own schedule

Location

At teacher's location: Uilenstede, Amstelveen, Netherlands
At student's location: Around Amstelveen, Netherlands
Online via webcam

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General info

Skills:

Guitar:
Acoustic, Blues, Classical, Country & bluegrass, Folk, Rock

Age:

Preschool children (4-6 years old)
Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)

Student level:

Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced

Duration:

60 minutes

The class is taught in:

English, Portuguese

About Me

I am the writer of the book "The Student's Definitive Guide", which is about how we can learn more efficiently in less time. I am fascinated by the topic of how the human brain learns, and I always try to find new ways of teaching that will improve my student's understanding.

I have been playing guitar for 12 years and teaching it for most of this period. The main goal of my classes is to help my students achieve what is important to them.

Education

Bachelor in Biological Sciences at University of Brasília
Teacher's degree in Biological Sciences at University of Brasília
Neuroscience Master Student at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Experience / Qualifications

I am a licensed teacher for Biological Sciences
I have taught guitar to literally hundreds of people - I believe my methodology is truly effective

Reviews (1)

Very friendly, pragmatic, focussed, customer oriented. I feel well taught. Clear ecommendation.
I am the author of the book 'The Student's Definitive Guide', which provides methods and strategies to become a more effective student, based on principles of Neuroscience. I was a high school teacher in Brazil and I am currently doing a Neuroscience Research Masters at Vrije Universiteit. I have taught courses on the topics of my book for many years and helped hundreds of students. If you are struggling to study, having a hard time focusing or you are not able to create and stick to a schedule, I can help you. Topics that we can cover include: - How to learn complex things - Mnemonics and visualization strategies - How to read efficiently - How to make good notes - Planning and organizing your studies - Maintaining intellectual tools - Dealing with procrastination - Preparing for exams - Writing essays - Making presentations - Taking care of your health Lessons include practical advice and things that you can do on your own. Changing habits is something that does not happen over night, the process needs to be streamlined and directed towards a particular goal - which we can discuss and establish.

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