TXBA Locals

TXBA Locals FAQ


About TXBA Locals

Can I cancel anytime?

Yes, you can cancel your subscription at anytime, and your subscription will stop auto-renewing at the end of the current billing cycle.

Is there a minimum committment?

You pay for each month up front, so the minimum commitment is one month.

What Is TXBA Locals?

TXBA Locals is a subscription program that allows you to view all TXBA courses online using our Pro Player tool.

How Much Does It Cost?

A membership in TXBA Locals costs $19.99/month (USD). We also offer a semi-annual and annual option for a reduced price. View current prices on the TXBA Locals Program page.

Benefits

What about new courses?

You’ll immediately have access to any new courses that we release while you are a member.

Do I get to watch all courses on TXBA?

Everything

What does a TXBA Locals Membership give me?

Joining the Locals is the ONLY way to access our catalog of courses, and use our TXBA Pro Player which has exclusive professional tools for studying.

Members also have a 30% discount on TXBA store items like strings, and TXBA merchandise.

Buying -vs- Joining

Watching Online

Can I use my TXBA Locals membership on more than one computer?

Absolutely. You can sign-in to your TXBA Locals membership from all your computers and mobile devices.

This FAQ is about the Pro Player, the tool that members of our TXBA Locals program use to watch courses online.

Do I need to install any software to use the Pro Player?

No. The Pro Player is a part of the TXBA website, so everything happens right inside your browser.

What is the Pro Player?

The Pro Player is a tool that we built into our website that organizes all the materials for a course into one window for you. It has some advanced learning tools like slow motion, looping, chapter markers, and interactive tablature.

What does it mean to “watch a course online”?

It means that everything you need to watch the course is right on our website. You don’t have to install any software, download any files, or keep track of anything. You simply find a course you want to watch, and start watching it right on the site.

Pro Player

Does the Pro Player work on smartphones?

Yes, but with a few limitations. Most smartphones will force videos to play in fullscreen mode. That means that our looping, slow-motion, and chapter controls can’t be accessed while the video is playing. However, they will play just fine.

Does the Pro Player work on tablets?

Yes. The Pro Player should work great on any modern tablet.

What if the video is choppy and won’t play smoothly?

The video playback might not be smooth if your connection is not fast enough, or if your computer isn’t powerful enough to play the higher resolution (HD) versions of the videos. In either case, try choosing a lower resolution (480p, 360p, or 270p) which should fix the problem.

What if the video looks grainy and low quality?

We provide our videos with several different levels of quality. If the video looks slightly blurry or grainy, check to make sure the resolution is not set to 270p or 360p. These are really low quality versions that should only be used as a last resort. 720p is usually the best quality to use.

Does the Pro Player have speed controls (slow motion)?

Yes. Slow Motion will work on any computer or tablet, but will not work well on smartphones because smartphones usually force the video to play in fullscreen mode which covers up the slow motion controls.

What are chapters and how do I use them?

Chapters are predefined “bookmarks” in videos that allow you to skip right to a specific part. The Pro Player has a chapter button that displays a list of any chapters we’ve created for the video you’re watching.

What kinds of content can I loop?

Looping works for video and audio. You can also create loops in the tablature viewer by selecting a section of the tablature which will cause it to loop automatically.

Does the Pro Player have A->B Looping?

Yes.

What can I play in the Pro Player?

All the materials for a course can be viewed in the Pro Player. This includes:

  • Videos
  • MP3s
  • Interactive Tablature
  • PDF Diagrams / Exercises
What kind of computer do I need to use it?

The Pro Player will work on any computer with a modern browser. We recommend:

  • Google Chrome (Mac or Windows)
  • Safari (Mac only)
  • Mozilla Firefox (Mac or Windows)
  • Internet Explorer (Windows only)