Through the years countless books have been published for beginning guitarists with the intent of teaching scales chords a rpeggios theory harmony and almost any other topic you can shake a pick at - except one - how to properly execute the mech anical techniques required to actually play the guitar. What is a hammer on? An oblique bend? Koto picking? the answers to th ese questions - and plenty more - are contained in these pages as one quick easy-to-use reference guide.