Welcome to the Your Guitar Academy Kingston blog where we will be posting free video lessons, jamming videos, gear tests, cool YGA news, competitions and other various guitar related treats to keep you motivated and excited about picking up the guitar! Please get involved by commenting and sharing any videos you like.

October 3rd, 2016

This Girl by Kungs Vs. Cookin on 3 Burners – Beginners Acoustic Guitar Lesson

Check out this beginner acoustic lesson of This Girl by Kungs Vs. Cookin on 3 Burners. If you wish to learn more about our lesson you can contact us on Phone: 0203 3719155

Your Guitar Academy is the UK’s central hub for learning guitar. We offer an online subscription-based range guitar lessons called “YGA Pro”, as well as private guitar tuition in several parts of the UK including guitar lessons London, guitar lessons Bristol, guitar lessons Brighton, guitar lessons Cardiff and guitar lessons Exeter. We welcome students of all ages and abilities looking to learn and improve, from complete beginners to experienced players. They’d love to hear from you.

‘Dani California’ – The Red Hot Chilli Peppers performed by YGA Tutor Kiall

October 6th, 2015


Hey all! Check out YGA Kingston Tutor Kiall ripping his way through the awesome John Frisciante solo on ‘Dani California’ recorded at the YGA HQ. Lot’s of different techniques being used here. If you would like to learn how to solo, improvise and in fact everything else to make you a great player! Give us a call at 0203 371 9155 or drop an E-mail  (follow the link) to book a £10 trail lesson!

YGA Kingston Jam

May 12th, 2015

Hey all! Check out this awesome blues improvisation session with YGA tutors Dan (Brighton) and Kiall (Kingston) Recorded at YGA HQ. Lot’s of cool stuff going on here; Blues, Major & Minor pentatonic scales, Hybrid picking, Vibrato and Double stop bends. If you would like to learn how to solo, improvise and everything you need to know how to jam with other musicians. Give us a call at 0203 371 9155 or drop an E-mail and we’ll book you in with the perfect tutor at YGA Kingston.

Some amazing acoustic technique going on here

March 23rd, 2015

Check out this great acoustic duo, Rodrigo y Gabriela  performing their original tune ‘Tamacun’. Soul, Rhythm and Passion, what more could you ask for! Look out for the difference in style between the two players. Rodrigo truly is the melody behind the band, whilst Gabriela is the rhythm with her amazing Spanish style strumming.

Seems legit…

March 12th, 2015

What an epic guitar solo! Who ever said you can’t shred on acoustic guitar… We’re all scratching our head wondering, how is he getting that amazing electric guitar tone from his acoustic . If you would love to really be able to play the guitar, electric or acoustic we’re to help.  Contact us here!