Originally Posted by yingmin
Watching YouTube videos can be a good supplement, but nothing beats an actual teacher. YouTube doesn't know you as a player, can't give you direction, and, most importantly, can't correct your mistakes. Why would you prefer to be self taught? What advantages do you perceive?
That's the single biggest reason I want to take lessons. I'm all self-taught, but there's a lot of things I have questions on that the internet doesn't always discuss at length. Sometimes you can find the answer by looking for another resource, but that .... gets old really fast.