Rick is an excellent teacher. The first thing he does is understand your interests both musically and in general. This helps him explain musical techniques in a way that relates to each individual student. This way it is easier to remember chords, chordal relationships, etc.
He is also very knowledgeable about music history, particularly in rock, blues and country.
Rick is a pleasure to take lessons from and he makes it fun, but at the same time challenges your abilities and pushes you to advance.
Rick is a great guitar, effects, amplifier and accessories technician. He can re-fret a guitar, adjust electric guitar electronics, repair amplifiers and properly setup any guitar.
If you are taking lessons from anyone other than Rick, you are at the wrong place.