Save time and improve your practice.

Each book of practice routines provides you with a structured and balanced technical workout that is comprehensive but not overwhelming.

If you don’t want to go to the effort of collecting and arranging all the exercises yourself, then these books will be very valuable to you.

  • 5 structured practice routines

  • Comprehensive exercises covering all major techniques

  • Daily workouts that are manageable and focused

  • Spread your technical work out over a one-week period

  • Complete and ready to start immediately

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There are four books available, just choose your level:

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7 Beginner Routines
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5 Beg/Int Routines
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Intermediate Classical Guitar Pieces

5 Intermediate Routines
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5 Advanced Routines
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Get disciplined and structured with your practice!

We all know that practicing technique on the classical guitar is an important and necessary step to improving our playing. However, with the multitude of modern day distractions it can sometimes be quite a challenge to conduct a structured and comprehensive practice session. For that very reason I have created these five technical routines to help improve the quality of our practice sessions.

Each routine lasts between 15 – 20 minutes and they are arranged so that when studied between Monday and Friday each week you will have completed a comprehensive and productive set of technical studies. The routines are set out so that you can simply set the metronome to an appropriate speed and then get your daily technical work done. By incorporating these routines into your practice session you can feel good about working on a variety of techniques and also know that you have warmed up your hands safely for the rest of the practice session.

Find out what it is like to practice with purpose.

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I recently ordered your 5 Technical Routines for Classical Guitar, and wanted to let you know how impressed I am with it.  I have many classical guitar books with technical exercises in them, but yours are absolutely the best I’ve ever seen anywhere!  In fact I was in the process of creating my own daily practice exercises when I ran across yours.  Yours are much more thorough and detailed than mine.  Thank you for saving me so much time.  

With best regards,
René

Meet your teacher, Dr. Simon Powis

Simon Powis
I am a guitarist just like you and I am excited to share my knowledge and experience. I was awarded a doctorate from Yale University, performed in Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, taught in international universities and masterclasses and I maintain an active performance career. I say this only to convey that I have passion for both performance and education and through this site I have been privileged to help hundreds of guitarists like you to improve their playing.

 

BenVerderySimon Powis is the rare combination of a virtuoso guitarist and a thoughtful, forward thinking pedagogue. – Ben Verdery, Yale University.

 

huff-postSimon displayed outstanding sensitivity and a musical maturity that was worthy of any professional concert platform. – Huffington Post

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