LEARNING TO PLAY GUITAR JUST GOT EASIER!

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End the Confusion  -  Play Guitar  -  Enjoy The Journey

Are you wasting precious time?

Learning guitar as an adult can be a struggle... and confusing lessons don’t help.
In The Beginner’s Journey, we’ll put an end to “wondering what to do next” with clear and easy to follow lessons. 

You'll have fun discovering new things with each additional step and get to play what you’ve learned with the virtual band.
In no time, you'll surprise and delight your friends and family with your newfound talent. 

What You Will Learn...

  • How to play the most common chords used to play thousands of songs in the 5 most important “keys” for guitar.
    How to change from one chord to another smoothly.
  • You’ll learn 3 crucial Chord Changing Strategies and how to apply them while playing along with the “Virtual Band” (high quality Play-Along tracks) included with the course.
  • How to practice to get results and keep you moving forward instead of wasting time and collecting bad habits.
  • How to read and use the most popular guitar notation systems including guitar tablature, guitar diagrams, and chord charts. This will make all aspects of learning guitar easier.
  • How to avoid falling into the common traps that cause sore hands and buzzing strings
  • Much more including… guitar scales, practical music theory, guitar strumming, tricks to play the infamous F chord, and more!

Who It Is For...

  • complete beginners who want a clear step-by-step system to learn how to play guitar,
  • beginners who've played a bit and just don't seem to be getting any better,
  • guitar players (beginners or those who've played a bit) who want to fill in some of the crucial techniques and skills they missed that are likely holding them back.

Lessons In THE BEGINNER'S JOURNEY Course...

1st Adventure (21 Lessons)
  • 5 simple chords and how to finger chords accurately without unnecessary tension.
  • How to read a Chord Diagram to know where to put your fingers for any chord
  • You’ll learn how to change chords smoothly practice and with the virtual band
  • How to read and understand a Chord Chart
  • Time is valuable! Learn how to practice effectively and develop a practice routine
2nd Adventure (23 Lessons)
  • How to read guitar notation called Guitar Tablature and play melodies
  • Practice playing notes accurately so they sound good 
  • An introduction to guitar scales
  • Play in rhythm with other instruments to improve your timing
3rd Adventure (23 Lessons)
  • You’ll learn the Magnificent Five open guitar chords
  • How to change chords smoothly and in time
  • Play 6 songs using your new chord knowledge
4th Adventure (27 Lessons)
  • How to play a Warm-up exercise to start off your practice sessions
  • You’ll learn the Chunky Monkey system to learn chords faster
  • How to play 8 new major and minor chords
  • 3 new and invaluable Chord Changing Strategies
5th Adventure (21 Lessons)
  • What a “Key” is and why it's important
  • How chord patterns are the superpower to learn songs faster
  • Practical music theory that will help you understand chord patterns and how to use them to learn songs faster
  • How to play chord patterns in the 5 crucial keys for guitar
  • 5 new songs to practice your chord patterns
6th Adventure (a whopping 43 Lessons!)
  • 13 of the most useful strumming patterns for popular music.
  • Practice your new strumming patterns and “own them” using high quality Virtual Band Play-Along tracks.
  • The key to reading strumming notation so you can easily learn new patterns on your own.
  • The secret to smooth strumming that grooves and flows. NO MORE stilted choppy strumming.
  • The Power of the Pendulum and why it’s the key to unlocking every strumming pattern.
  • How to develop an overall solid sense of rhythm once and for all.
  • The trick to finding the best bass notes for chords.
  • Subtle techniques that add character and sparkle to your strumming that will make it come alive.

Get full access to The Beginner’s Journey FREE (reg. $297) when you join the Real Guitar Success Academy today!

The Real Guitar Success Academy

I care about you. Helping you release the talent that's locked inside you is important to me. I created the Real Guitar Success Academy after 40+ years of teaching thousands of students. It's my affordable solution to cut through the fog and give you a bright clear path to really play guitar.

Here’s What To Expect When You Sign Up

When you enroll, we’ll ask you a few questions. Then we’ll recommend a path to get started based on your previous experience and interests.

Now the glorious adventure begins. You’ll have immediate access to hundreds of lessons, Practice Sessions, and the Community. You'll also have the library of step-by-step Skill Courses (Real Guitar U), dozens of workbooks and shorter Quick Win lessons.

With your plan in hand, you'll navigate your way to guitar playing awesomeness. You'll also have access to ongoing coaching and feedback all along the way. 

Feel At Ease Right From The Beginning

With the Beginner’s Journey skate step-by-step through everything you need to get started playing guitar. This methodical course gives you the freedom to brush up on what you've already learned and advance with an organized path.

A Clear Path Ahead

Check off each step to keep teep track of your progress. Avoid feeling overwhelmed by always knowing what you should be focusing on. Progressive lessons will build on each success.

Learn Real Skills While Having Fun

Learn the skills you need to reach your guitar playing goals. Not only will you gain the technical ability to play better but you'll develop a solid foundation to build on… and HAVE FUN doing it!

Help When You Need It

Get answers to your questions. With help you’ll learn all the little stuff that'll help put this puzzle together. Stop wondering what to learn next. Move in a clear direction instead of learning random disconnected chords, techniques or songs.

Here’s what people are saying about the lessons

Giovanni Soave

currently in China

I was a hit!

"I'm a 52 year old British teacher, teaching English in China. Last week I was able to play a song for the first time to my students. I was a hit! I could not have done it without your great teaching. I still think you are the best guitar teacher out there and I have learnt so much from your online lessons."

Monique Hairston

Oakland, CA

Learned more in the past month than I did in several years of trying to teach myself.

"My playing has improved dramatically since I began his online program. I’ve learned a better way to approach learning the guitar. I love the easy-to-follow videos and that Tomas is always available to answer questions. I've learned more in the past month than I did in several years of trying to teach myself."

Herbert Burquez

St. Helena, CA

I like your presentations, techniques, and patience...

"I have taken private lessons, college guitar classes, and many online short courses. Many of the teachers were great guitarist, but I have found that you have been the best teacher. I like your presentations, techniques, and patience that you emit in your lessons."

 Powerful Secret Weapons That'll Give You An Edge

As a member, you'll get immediate access to these 3 unique Secret Weapons. Studies show that there are two types of learning that are crucial. Step-by-step learning (Linear) and immersion learning (Flexible). Both have benefits depending on your level and personality.

These Secret Weapons enable you to take advantage of both types of learning. They'll give you the edge you need to break through roadblocks and keep you moving forward. Why settle for less?

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Secret Weapon #1: Beginner's Journey

New to guitar? I’ve got you covered. In this step-by-step journey, I’ll take you by the hand from newbie to guitar playing nirvana. As you travel through five action-packed “Journeys” you’ll gather critical fundamental skills including chords, strumming, changing chords, reading guitar tab, practical theory and more.


Each adventure includes a series of songs and play-along tracks to give you a chance to apply your newfound skills.


The Beginner’s Journey is also great for those who could use an organized review! 

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Secret Weapon #2: Daily Practice Sessions

My unique Daily Practice Sessions will guide you through all the essential skills you need to play guitar and grow in confidence... while having fun!. Check off each session to be entered in the monthly drawing. Brand new sessions every weekday!

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Secret Weapon #3: Real Guitar U

A library of extensive courses provides training and practical advice on every aspect of playing guitar.


Real Guitar U is a treasure chest of lessons in all aspects of playing guitar, including Core Skill Modules, Quick Wins, Live Training and much more...

About The Course Teacher,
Tomas Michaud

Tomas has always had a passion for helping people learn and grow. When his 9-year-old daughter asked him to teach her guitar, he developed the Starland Guitar System in 1982. Since then he’s helped thousands of students learn guitar.


He is the owner of the Starland School of Music in the San Francisco Bay Area and RealGuitarSuccess.com. When he’s not filming guitar instruction videos, he’s often composing and recording Contemporary Instrumental Music. This includes his latest top ten charting instrumental album “Beauty and Fire” (available on Amazon, Pandora, Spotify...).


Here’s what people are saying about the course instructor

Shelagh Geller

Amsterdam, NL

...taught me to trust my learning capabilities again.

"After 6 months of practice and weekly lessons I experienced many of the classical pitfalls. I was becoming discouraged and didn’t notice much improvement. Then I found Tomas Michaud.


He turned my thinking around through his well thought out advice, learning systems and techniques. I will be forever grateful for such professional and easy-to-follow lessons. He has taught me to trust my learning capabilities again.


I can see clearly now the fog has gone! It's so much easier when you are taught how to study the guitar in a methodical and achievable way."

Alfredo Menocal

Orlando, FL

I look forward every day to come home and pick up my guitar to play...

"You truly are a wonderful teacher. You make the lessons enjoyable, clear and easy to follow even for a beginner like me. I look forward every day to come home and pick up my guitar to play along with your videos.


My goal is to someday play flamenco style guitar such as you play. You are my mentor. I love your CD's. Thank you so very much for sharing your expertise."

Dr. Jimmy Graham

Evans, Georgia

Your teaching method and enthusiasm are contagious!

"Your commitment to teaching is amazing. I appreciate your instruction so much. It encourages me to keep trying when I hit a brick wall!


You are such a blessing to us struggling guitar guys. Your teaching method and enthusiasm are contagious!

Easy Start Guitar Success Plan

1. Sign up for Real Guitar Success

2. Watch the course videos and practice for 10 minutes a day.

3. Move step by step to being the talented guitarist you've always dreamed of!

MONTHLY PLAN

$1

(14 Day Trial - then $25/month)

  • Immediate Access to ALL Courses, Lessons, Play-Along Tracks, Practice Sessions and PDF Downloads in the Real Guitar Success Academy
  • Easily Cancel Anytime
  • 60 Day Money Back Guarantee
  • BONUS: The Beginner's Journey Included FREE (reg. $297) 

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YEARLY PLAN

reg. $300

$197.00

  • Immediate Access to ALL Courses, Lessons, Play-Along Tracks, Practice Sessions and PDF Downloads in the Real Guitar Success Academy
  • Easily Cancel Anytime
  • 60 Day Money Back Guarantee
  • Lowest Price and Best Value!
  • BONUS: The Beginner's Journey Included FREE (reg. $297)

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100% Satisfaction Guarantee 

I'm so confident that you’ll find the Real Guitar Success an incredible value that you have 60 days to change your mind. I won’t make you beg or invoke any silly rules or conditions.”

Don’t wait! Look at what past students have to say about this course

Jack Lockhart

Hereford, Arizona

You really have your heart in this and it shows.

“I was trying to use YouTube but it lacked structure. Then I found your lessons. They are well thought out and you walk us through our challenges. It's all the little stuff that puts the puzzle together.

You really have your heart in this and it shows. You do an excellent job of meeting our requests and anticipating our needs as students.”

Ria Botha 

 Limpopo Province, South Africa

... you walk me through my challenges.

"I am having a lot of fun learning through your videos. You explain it so well that it’s easy to understand. I can always go back to earlier lessons when I forget something. The challenges for me have been chord changes and strumming. But now I get it. Your lessons are well thought out and you walk me through my challenges."

Curt Berrien

Berkeley, CA

You are a great, caring teacher...

"Just a quick note to say how great I think your training is. You are a great, caring teacher and I really appreciate what you have put together here."

Frequently Asked Questions

What if I’m new to guitar?

I’ve been playing, but I’m feeling stuck. Can Real Guitar Success help?

Can I get one-on-one help?

Is the content available right away or is it time-released?

How is the course delivered? Will I receive DVDs in the mail?

What happens if I decide to cancel my membership? 

MONTHLY PLAN

$1

(14 Day Trial - then $25/month)

  • Immediate Access to ALL Courses, Lessons, Play-Along Tracks, Practice Sessions and PDF Downloads in the Real Guitar Success Academy
  • Easily Cancel Anytime
  • 60 Day Money Back Guarantee
  • BONUS: The Beginner's Journey Included FREE (reg. $297) 

Secure Payment!

MOST POPULAR CHOICE!

YEARLY PLAN

reg. $300

$197.00

  • Immediate Access to ALL Courses, Lessons, Play-Along Tracks, Practice Sessions and PDF Downloads in the Real Guitar Success Academy
  • Easily Cancel Anytime
  • 60 Day Money Back Guarantee
  • Lowest Price and Best Value!
  • BONUS: The Beginner's Journey Included FREE (reg. $297)

Secure Payment!

a personal note...

You deserve more than a guitarist who can show you where to put your fingers. I’ll be your guitar coach. Along with teaching you the skills and understanding that you need, I’ll help you overcome the fears and roadblocks that hold you back.

 

I believe in you. If you’re willing, I'll show you how much fun learning and playing guitar can be.