Guitar Lessons for complete beginners - super simple and fun
4.6 (9 ratings)
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Guitar Lessons for complete beginners - super simple and fun

Short, simple, concise lessons designed for complete beginners in mind!
4.6 (9 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
945 students enrolled
Created by Adam Vickers
Last updated 9/2016
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Current price: $13.99 Original price: $19.99 Discount: 30% off
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This course includes
  • 40 mins on-demand video
  • 3 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Understand how to sit, position and play the guitar
  • Tune the guitar
  • Understand different types of guitars
  • Strum the guitar
  • Play fretted notes
  • Play a variety of chords
  • Change chords quickly
  • Play along with backing tracks and songs
  • Enjoy playing their guitar
Requirements
  • You will just need a guitar and a notebook for your own personal references
Description

This course is designed for complete beginners who wish to learn how to play the guitar. The course is simple and concise and each lesson is clearly structured, short, simple to follow and fun.   The course should take between 4 to 6 weeks in total although some students may be faster and others slower. Each lesson lasts for a maximum of 5 minutes and you'll be progressing in no time. I am always keen to make sure my students are happy and excited at the end of each lesson and I hope that you find this course really enjoyable

Who this course is for:
  • Complete beginners who are keen to learn guitar from the ground up with super simple, easy to follow lessons that are short in length. If you have ever felt lost trying to follow other guitar lessons that are long and complex, give my course a try
Course content
Expand 12 lectures 40:29
+ Complete beginners course
12 lectures 40:29

A short introduction outlining what we will be learning on the course.

Preview 01:03

We look at 3 major types of guitar, what they look like, what they sound like and their characteristics

Types of Guitar
04:56

I will teach you how to hold and position the guitar, your hands and fingers correctly. 

Holding the guitar
03:01

I will show you how to tune the guitar up using an electronic tuner

Preview 05:35

We learn how to strum the strings with your right hand and understand how to read and place your fingers on the fretboard

Right hand strumming and learning the frets
04:11

We learn how to play your first chord - super simple & designed with beginners in mind. You will play along with a backing track to further cement your understanding and to help you get used to playing with a backing track.

Preview 03:24

We learn how to play your second chord - Em. You will play along with a backing track to further cement your understanding and to help you get used to playing with a backing track.

Playing the Em chord
04:41

We learn how to play your third chord - A. You will play along with a backing track to further cement your understanding and to help you get used to playing with a backing track.

Playing the A chord
03:34

Hints and tips to help you change chords quickly and efficiently - great preparation for when you will be changing chords with the backing tracks later on in the course

Tips for changing chords quickly
03:10

You will combine the 3 chords you have learnt with a simple to follow, band based backing track. 

Preview 02:05

The backing track here increases with difficulty. You will have to try to change between your 3 chords even faster with a more difficult backing track

Preview 02:27

The final challenge - a difficult backing track where you need to really work on bringing all the skills you have learnt throughout the course together - best of luck!

Backing track 3
02:22