Step-By-Step lessons starting from scratch that will give you a solid guitar foundation to build on. Perfect for beginners or those wanting a review.
In this intro for those getting started, you’ll get valuable tips to help you learn the guitar as smoothly as possible. We’ll go on to some of the fundamentals including learning The Parts of a Guitar, the Guitar String Names, How to Hold a Guitar, How to Tune a Guitar and How to Use a Pick.
Let’s start off with simple chords. This will help you practice getting your fingers in the right place to make clear sounding notes. Then we’ll practice switching from one chord to another smoothly.
Time to learn tablature! Along with learning to read tablature, you’ll be working on a critical element of music… Melody. As a side benefit, you’ll continue working on getting your fingers in the right place and making beautiful sounding notes. All this will pay off tremendously in the next adventure.
Now that you've had a chance to learn basic movements and finger placement it's time to step it up. Enter the Magnificent Five open guitar chords. We’ll apply them directly to songs and give you tips on switching smoothly and quickly. With a little practice, the Magnificent Five will provide a foundation playing hundreds of songs and for everything to come.
Open up the “Chord” floodgates… we’ll focus on expanding your chord vocabulary. You’ll learn new Major and minor chords, new ways to play them, and even some tips and tricks for changing chords quickly.
Moving on to new chords, new chord patterns, and some practical guitar theory thrown in the mix. Most importantly you’ll learn the most useful chords in the 5 most commonly used keys for guitar.
The final and most exciting Adventure in the Beginner's Journey. Here's where we put it all together. You'll integrate strumming, rhythm, and changing chords. Along the way, you’ll develop a rock-solid sense of rhythm and a repertoire of strum patterns.
A whopping 43 lessons of guitar playing adventure!