Acoustic Guitar For Beginners

Fast-track course for getting up and strumming on acoustic
Rating: 4.6 out of 5 (394 ratings)
14,338 students
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Play acoustic guitar at a beginner level.
Play guitar songs.
Play guitar chords and progressions.

Requirements

  • A desire to learn how to play guitar!
  • You will need an acoustic guitar.

Description

If you've always wanted to learn how to play acoustic guitar - or even started once or twice in the past only to put it down in frustration - this series of beginner acoustic guitar lessons is likely the perfect approach for you. Acoustic Guitar for Beginners is a jump-start method designed to get you up and strumming quickly without having to work through tedious theory, scales and exercises. In fact, you'll be strumming chords and playing a few songs in your very first week of working with the course.

Acoustic Guitar for Beginners is tailored specifically for adults who don't have the time or desire for formal training. To get you on the fast track, we've deliberately steered clear of music theory, reading notation, exercises and scales (there's plenty of time for all that good stuff later). Instead, you'll dig in immediately learning how to play chords, strums and how to work with song books and lyric sheets.

Who this course is for:

  • Anyone and everyone who wants to learn how to play guitar!

Course content

1 section39 lectures2h 53m total length
  • Introduction
    02:12
  • Parts of the Guitar
    04:00
  • Holding the Guitar
    02:45
  • Tuning the Guitar
    03:57
  • Strums - Beats
    04:32
  • Measures
    04:18
  • Strumming Chords: Part 1
    04:33
  • Strumming Chords: Part 2
    05:28
  • Cmaj7 & C Chords
    07:44
  • Cmaj7, C & Fmaj7 Chords
    05:30
  • Fmaj7 & Emin Chords
    05:49
  • Amin & D Chords
    05:56
  • Chord Progressions
    06:33
  • Strumming
    07:20
  • A Chord Family
    08:04
  • D Chord Family
    06:59
  • E Chords
    05:31
  • G Chords
    05:20
  • Elements In Sheet Music
    05:49
  • Tablature (Tab)
    02:27
  • Counting Beats
    04:11
  • Counting Measures
    03:55
  • Dominant 7th Chord: Part 1
    03:37
  • Dominant 7th Chord: Part 2
    02:17
  • Strumming & Accents: Part 2
    04:21
  • Strumming Options: Part 1
    03:15
  • Strumming Options: Part 2
    03:47
  • Changing Chords: Part 1
    05:57
  • Changing Chords: Part 2
    04:03
  • Workarounds: Part 1
    04:26
  • Workarounds: Part 2
    02:19
  • F Chord
    04:29
  • B Minor Chords
    05:05
  • Learning Songs: Part 1
    01:52
  • Learning Songs: Part 2
    01:35
  • Working With Tablature (Tab): Part 1
    01:47
  • Working With Tablature (Tab): Part 2
    02:59
  • Troubleshooting Tips
    07:15
  • Conclusion
    01:25

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