How to Play Guitar Bar Chords (Barre Shapes & Power Chords)
What you'll learn
- Develop abilities to play solid clear-sounding guitar bar chords anywhere on the neck
- Follow a progressive series of exercises that will develop good barring technique
- Build finger strength and improve dexterity to consistantly apply pressure where it's needed
- Get to know various barring techniques that use any of the 4 fretting fingers
- Be able to play some basic open-string guitar chords
- Have at least a little guitar strumming or picking experience
- Possess a guitar to practice on
- Be able to read TAB (or standard) notation
- Be willing to put aside some regular time to practice the exercises
Guitar Bar Chords, (often called Barre Chords) are a significant milestone for every guitar player. Being able to play clean and good sounding bar chords means you are no longer a beginner. It's also a very satisfying feeling and opens up the entire fretboard.
Do you have basic chord knowledge, but haven't yet tried or mastered bar chords? Have you tried playing bar chords, but given up because it seems too difficult? This step-by-step course can help.
For a limited time the course is priced low, as additional lessons are being added to help you learn all of the essential guitar bar chord shapes along the neck. Currently the course focuses on TECHNIQUE. But once you buy the course you will own the complete course when other parts are added.
Here are what the three parts cover:
Learning essential bar chord shapes
Practicing your skills to move smoothly from one bar chord to another while playing various rhythm patterns.
Part 1 takes you through a series of exercises that start with a bar across two strings, then progressively introduces more challenging exercises. You'll naturally develop your bar chord skills
In Part 2, you will get to know major, minor, 7th, major 7th, minor 7th, suspended 2nd, suspended 4th, diminished and augmented chords. These are the most essential chords that will allow you to play most popular songs.
Part 3 will have exercises and advice on how to make smooth, great sounding chord changes.
Start this step-by-step no-pain approach to learn the techniques that will elevate your guitar playing more than any other skill. You'll have the one milestone skill that will let you play chords all over the guitar neck.
If you haven't yet mastered this bar chords, or you became discouraged making bar chords work for you, don't fret! It's not hard if you take the right approach. Try for 30 days and if you don't see massive improvements in your bar chord playing, get the refund.
Take this course now and become a bar chord master!
Who this course is for:
- Guitar players who already know basic open position chords and now want to master bar chords
- Anyone who struggled with bar chords before, who now wants to follow a proven method that works
Back in 2000 I started to teach guitar to my kids. That sparked a renewed interest in playing music again. I worked hard to regain my roots in classical guitar then started playing in bands again. This time it was church bands.
Since 2000 I've taught at private music studios, given group classes and in-home lessons. I've also played regularly in church bands. Although my Bachelor's is in Engineering, I've taken private lessons with various top music professionals. I also worked on my theory and passed 12-credits at Berklee College's online campus to gain a Music Theory Certificate .
As well as playing and teaching guitar, I wrote a 3-book guitar method series.
The books called "Guitar in Real Time" cover multiple genres, music reading and essential theory, as well as basic music composition. All of the essentials are there for students to gain a well rounded introduction to guitar and music.
My Udemy course, "Read Music for Guitar - Beginners" is based on the reading exercises of the Level 1 book. Other Udemy courses I've created also take content from those books and expand on it.
Music is my passion and I especially enjoy teaching young people, who I try to have a positive influence on. This Udemy format is excellent because it forces me to work at presenting things in the best possible way for others to understand.
I'm happy to share what I have to offer with others who are as passionate about this instrument as I am.