Guitar Fast Track: Learn Songs and Master The Fundamentals
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Guitar Fast Track: Learn Songs and Master The Fundamentals

Quickly build your guitar technique and expand your song repertoire with a comprehensive step-by-step learning system.
4.6 (23 ratings)
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Last updated 9/2019
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This course includes
  • 5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 article
  • 54 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Seven Nation Army by The White Stripes
  • Amazing Grace
  • Ode To Joy by Beethoven
  • Counting and Rhythms
  • Open Chords
  • Strumming and Patterns
  • Love Me Tender by Elvis Presley
  • Eleanor Rigby by The Beatles
  • Brown Eyed Girl by Van Morrison
  • Bad Blood by Taylor Swift
  • Advanced Strumming
Requirements
  • Have access to an acoustic or electric guitar and a guitar pick.
Description

Expert guitar instructor Andrew Pelletier transforms beginner and intermediate guitar students into confident guitar players.

Students who take this course will have mastery over finger dexterity, alternate picking, open guitar chords, strumming, rhythm, and a huge repertoire of iconic songs spanning a variety of genres and eras.

Andrew's step-by-step approach makes the lessons easy to follow and ensures that you're constantly building on what you've learned so that you progress at an extremely fast rate.

Absolute beginner guitar players and welcome, as well as intermediate players who need a set directions and course of action. Completing this course will also unlock your ability to learn thousands of others songs that are made up of the chords and techniques taught by Andrew.

Build the right foundation for yourself and get the results you want quickly! Enroll now and get started on your journey of guitar mastery! 

Who this course is for:
  • Beginner Guitarists looking to expand their repertoire of songs and master fundamental chords used in thousands of songs!
Course content
Expand all 33 lectures 04:45:54
+ Fundamentals First
5 lectures 53:29

Tuning

0:00 - Intro

0:38 - Types of Tuners

1:41 - What Tuner To Download

2:41 - The Point of Tuning

3:05 - Understanding the Musical Alphabet

6:26 - Standard Tuning & Register Numbers

8:38 - Tuner Calibration

9:53 - How to Tune Your Guitar

Tuning Your Guitar
14:13

0.00 - Intro and Review

0.17 - Left Hand Overview

0.50 - The Chromatic Scale Overview

1.43 - Walkthrough

Playing Your First Notes: Part 1
05:58

0217 - Moving Up the Fret Board (Whole Notes)

2230 - Moving Up the Fret Board (Half Notes)

5200 - Moving Up the Fret Board (Quarter Notes)

5250 - The Chromatic Scale Exercise Explained In Detail 13.29 - Moving Down the

Fret Board (Whole Notes)

10209 - Moving Down the Fret Board (Half Notes)

12219 - Moving Down the Fret Board (Quarter Notes)

14243 - Moving Up and Down the Fret Board (Quarter Notes)

Playing Your First Notes: Part 2
16:24

Alternate Picking

0:00 - Introduction

1:22: A Change to The Chromatic Scale

2:33: Alternate Picking with the Chromatic Scale

3:44 - Alternate Picking with the Chromatic Scale (no counting)

5:59 - Alternate Picking Starting on the 5th Fret

Alternate Picking
06:57

A New Exercise

0:00 - Introduction

1:08 - Example

2:23 - Second Section of the exercise explained

3:52 - Third Section of the exercise explained

4:54 - Fourth Section of the exercise explained

6:29 - Play Along Exercise

9:00 - Tips

Advanced Finger Movements
09:57
+ Playing With Scales
4 lectures 40:50

The C Major Scale

0:00 - Introduction and Example

1:30 - First note explained

1:51 - Playing the first three notes

2:57 - First three notes (Half notes)

4:20 - Notes on the B String Explained

5:35 - Playing Notes on the B String

7:56 - Notes On The G String Explained

8:30 - Playing Notes on the G String

10:08 - Notes on the D String Explained

10:50 - Playing Notes on the D String

12:00 - Notes on the A String Explained

12:25 - Playing Half Notes On The A String

13:00 - Starting At A String to 3rd Fret G

13:40 - Notes on the E String Explained

14:14 - Playing Notes on the Low E String

15:28 - Playing the whole C Scale in Quarter notes

16:14 - Number Pattern to the C Scale

C Major Scale
16:41

Successive C Major Scale

0:00 - Intro

1:20 - First Notes and Explanation

2:51 - C,D,E,F,G,A,B,C

Successive C Major Scale
05:19
Advanced C Major Scale Part 1
09:06
Advanced C Major Scale Part 2
09:44
+ Introduction To Chords
1 lecture 09:04

Simple Chords

0:00 - Intro

1:25 - Basic C Chord Explained

3:24 - Eight Strums of the Basic C Chord

4:30 - Basic Version of the G Chord Explained

5:33 - Eight Strums of the Basic G Chord

7:17 - Playing G and C together

Most Basic Open Chords
09:04
+ Single Note Songs
3 lectures 23:02

Learn and master the iconic riff from Jack White and The White Stripes.

Preview 04:18

Amazing Grace 0:00 -

Intro 1:00 -

Why to start with Amazing Grace 1:23 -

Start of song 2:06 -

Opening Notes (DGBB) 3:10 -

Playing to the open G 4:50 -

First Half 5:11 -

First Half of song Saying all the notes 5:41 -

First half of song saying the fret numbers

Amazing Grace Introduction
05:58

Complete the song and have one of the most recognizable songs of all time at your fingertips.

Amazing Grace: Full Song
12:46
+ Let's Get Classical
3 lectures 32:36

Ode To Joy Video 1

0-00 - Intro and History

2-50 - Four Phrases in a Row

4-10 - Teaching the First Phrase

6-37 - First Phrase Played Slowly

7-32 - Teaching the Second Phrase

8-46 - Second Phrase played Slowly

9-21 - Second Phrase played more slowly

10-40 - First Two Phrases Played Slowly

Ode To Joy: Part 1
11:51

Ode to Joy Video 2

0-00 - Teaching the First Half of Third Phrase

1-21 - Playing The First Half of the Third Phrase

1-48 - Teaching the second Half of the Third Phrase

3-49 - Playing the Third Phrase (Repeats Three Times)

5-29 - Fourth Phrase Taught

6-39 - Ode To Joy Half Notes

32-38

21-17

Ode To Joy: Part 2
17:25

Ode to Joy Video 3

0-41- Bonus chords Explained

2-28 - Second Half of Fourth Phrase Ending With easy C Chord

3-21 - Advanced C Chord Explained

5-59 - Second Half of Fourth Phrase Ending With An Advanced C Chord 27-50 -

Helpful Tips

8-00 - Playing along with Andrew Explained

9-55 - Playing Along With Andrew Full Song (60 BPM)

Ode To Joy: Part 3
03:20
+ Elvis Is In The Building
2 lectures 28:58

Lesson 12 - Love Me Tender Video 1

0200 - Intro

1258 - 4 Finger Exercise Review

3246 - 12th Fret Explained

5234 - New Four Finger Exercise

8258 - Love Me Tender Intro

9231 - Four Phrases Explained

10210 - Love Me Tender Overview

11206 - First Phrase

12246 - Second Half of First Phrase

14252 - Second Phrase

Love Me Tender: Part 1
15:19

Lesson 12 - Love Me Tender Video 2

0200 - Third Phrase

1246 - Second Half of Third Phrase

2235 - Fourth Phrase Explained

2241 - Fourth Phrase Played

4254 - Third and Fourth Phrase Played

7204 - Entire Song

11246 - Playing along while Andrew Plays Chords

Love Me Tender: Part 2
13:39
+ The Lads From Liverpool
2 lectures 22:45

Lesson 13 Video 1 Part 1 Eleanor Rigby C & Em

0:00 - Intro

1:19 - Feedback Explained

2:10 - E Minor Explained

3:00 - E Minor Shown

5:21 - Arpeggiate the E Minor Chord

5:39 - E Minor Diagram

6:20 - The C Chord Explained

7:20 - Chord Diagram

11:07 - Eight Strums of E Minor and 8 Strums of C 12:00 - Tips for muting

C and Em Arpeggiation
13:08

Lesson 13 Video 1 Part 2 Eleanor Rigby C & Em

0;00 - Eleanor Rigby Explained

00;54 - Eleanor Rigby Played With Diagrams

3;16 - Verses of Eleanore Rigby

4;33 - Counting through the Intro and verse

6;33 - Pre-Chorus Explained

7;52 - Playing the Pre-Chorus Together

8;39 - Separation Tips

Eleanor Rigby
09:37
+ We Used To Sing...Sha La La La La La La
4 lectures 25:50

Brown Eyed Girl

0:00 - Intro and Review

1:34 - G Chord Explained

2:32 - The G Chord Taught The First Way

4:40 - Arpeggiate the G Chord

5:32 - The G Chord Taught The Second Way

7:00 - The D Chord Explained

9:10 - D Chord Diagram

10:00 - Tips for Going from G to D

11:25 - Practicing going from G to D

G and D Major Chords
12:26

Intro Verse and Chorus

0:00 - Intro

0:35 - Intro played and explained

2:00 - Intro Verse and Chorus Played Together With Diagrams

3:00 - Lyrics with Chords and Diagrams

Intro and Chorus
04:28

Pre-Chorus

0:00 - Intro and Example

1:33 - PreChorus Explained

2:11 - Playing together with Chords and Diagrams

3:20 - Second Half Of Pre-Chorus

Pre-Chorus
03:53

Brown Eyed Girl Full Song

0:00 - Intro

0:42 - Intro Explained and Played

1:12 - Verse Explained

1:19 - PreChorus Explained

1:31 - Chorus Explained

2:02 - Intro Played with Diagrams

2:38 - Verse Played with Diagrams

3:36 - PreChorus Played with Diagrams

4:12 - Chorus Played with Diagrams

Brown Eye Girl: Full Song Play Through
05:03
+ Bad Blood
2 lectures 07:16

Bad Blood

0:00 - Intro

1:18 - Chords Explained

2:11 - Song Begins NO DIAGRAMS

Test Your Skills
03:58

Bad Blood - Advanced Strumming

0:00 - Intro

0:22 - Strumming Pattern

1:24 - Song Begins - No Diagrams

Advanced Strumming
03:18