I would strongly recommend you follow the course from the beginning and give each lesson your best. Even if you’ve tried to learn guitar before, I would still advise you look through each lesson to make sure you fill in any holes in your knowledge, you might find things that really help you get it together! Good luck to you cyber students.

Grasp the essentials needed to begin playing acoustic or electric guitar. You’ll learn an easy approach to get you playing quickly, through a combination of exploring the instrument, performance technique, and basic music theory. For students who have long thought about picking up the acoustic or electric guitar, this course will provide an easy-access foundation that will get you playing. When first learning guitar, it is important to have the material presented in stages, in an enjoyable way that allows you to grasp the basics of the instrument and music. The course begins simply with the parts of the guitar, the names of the strings, tuning, and technique—whether finger-style or pick. It then explores the basics of music theory with such topics as scales, triads, power chords, and fingering and shapes. At the end of this course, students will understand the structure, parts, and accessories of the instrument, in addition to an understanding of its basic maintenance. Students will also learn to develop correct technique and apply theory concepts to their playing. They will have the foundational knowledge necessary to pursue most intermediate guitar courses.

Course Curriculum

Getting started
What guitar should you buy? FREE 00:20:00
Guitar Anatomy 00:15:00
Body posture and finger placement 00:20:00
Picks, how to choose one and hold it 00:30:00
Get your guitar tune 00:15:00
The Chord (part 1)
The D chord 00:20:00
The A chord 00:20:00
The E chord 00:20:00
Anchor finger for A,D and E 00:10:00
1 minute changes 00:10:00
4:4 all down rhythm 00:10:00
The Chord (part 2)
The Amin chord 00:15:00
The Emin chord 00:15:00
The Dmin chord 00:15:00
1 minute changes 00:10:00
Introducing the metronome 00:10:00
Foot tapping 00:10:00
The Chord (part 3)
The G chord 00:10:00
The C chord 00:10:00
Names of open strings 00:10:00
1 minute changes 00:10:00
Basic finger workout 00:10:00
Rhythm guitar basic 1 00:10:00
The Chord (part 4)
G7, C7, B7, chords 00:10:00
The F maj7 chord 00:10:00
The A chord again 00:10:00
1 minute changes 00:10:00
Forcing the changes 00:10:00
Rhythm guitar basics 2 00:10:00
The Chord (part 5)
A7, D7, E7, chords 00:10:00
The note circle 00:10:00
1 minute changes 00:10:00
Rhythm basics 3 00:10:00
The Chord (part 6)
The dreaded F chord 00:10:00
1 minute changes 10 months
Using a capo 00:10:00
‘Action’ and basic guitar set up guide 00:10:00
Rhythm guitar basics 4 00:10:00
Picking individual strings 00:10:00
The Chord (part 7)
Notes in the open position 00:10:00
Power chords 1 00:10:00
A Sus2/4 and D Sus2/4 Chords, Esus4 00:10:00
1 minute changes 00:10:00
Rhythm guitar basics 5 00:05:00
The Chord (part 8)
G chord variations 00:10:00
1 minute changes 00:10:00
12 bar blues styles 00:10:00
Power chord 2 00:10:00
The Chord (Final Chapter)
Easy slash chords 00:10:00
Power Chord Shifts and Palm Mutes 00:10:00
Applied Fingerstyle Patterns 00:10:00
Quiz 00:05:00

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