Getting Started with Playing Guitar
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|Section 1: Introduction Video - Watch First|
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|Section 2: Module 1 - Time to Get Your Basics Covered|
Choosing an Acoustic Guitar
|In this video I discuss the most necessary elements to correctly choose and purchase an electric guitar.|
In this video I discuss the anatomy of the acoustic guitar.
|In this video I discuss the anatomy of the electric guitar.|
|This video covers of some definitions that we will be using throughout the course.|
|This video discusses proper posture and how to hold the pick for the most effective technique. Holding your guitar incorrectly can hinder your playing greatly. Please don't skip this cornerstone video!|
|Section 3: Module 2 - Getting Familiar With Playing|
|In this video you will learn the basic physics of sound.|
|In this video you will learn the basic picking technique that will be the cornerstone of all your picking. Picking technique is crucial for being a well-rounded player.|
In this video you will learn the basic fretting technique that will be the cornerstone for all fretting.
1. Play directly on your fingertips (make sure nails on “fret” hand are always
|In this video you will quickly learn the guitar string names and each note on the fret board with this easy memorization technique.|
In this video you will quickly master the art of reading tablature, also known as "tab". this type of musical notation is a quick way to learn the exact place on the neck of the guitar, where a guitarist plays a particular riff.
There is blank tablature paper attached to this post, so that you can start doing your own tablature.
|Section 4: Module 3 - Exercises and Techniques to Playing Guitar|
|In this video you will learn dexterity exercise number 1. I use these exercises still and they make a great workout for strengthening the hand and commanding your third and fourth finger to join in on the fun!|
|This video shows the difference between stacatto and legato technique and gets you to "think legato" when you are just starting to play guitar.|
|In this video you will quickly learn how to read court stamps. Chord stamps are a universal way of illustrating guitar chords.attached also to this post is a blank guitar chord paper template for your own use. I will show you the ACTUAL chords in just a few videos from now. If you want to go there right away, it's titled "9 Essential Chords".|
|In this video you will learn how to tune with an electronic tuner.|
|In this video you will learn the basic chord technique that will be the cornerstone for all chords that you play. Please do not skip this video even if you are an intermediate or advanced player. Learning this technique will make your chords sound smooth and professional.|
|Section 5: Module 4 - Time to Step it Up a Little|
|This is a special ninja trick that will help with all your chords.|
|Don't give up! Guitar chords especially, can seem especially daunting. Every great guitar player had issues with playing at first. It's all about practice!|
In this video you will learn the nine essential guitar chords that you cannot live without. Learning these guitar chords will allow you to play in millions of songs!
How to play guitar chords and the nine chords you CAN’T live without
|This video is one of the most important videos for beginning guitar players or or any guitarist that is having an issue switching from one chord to another. This is a technique I call transitions or transitioning. It's a simple technique and method. However, if you don't follow it, it will make playing from one chord to another seem frustrating.|
|In this video you will learn the names and durations of the basic note rhythms that we will be using throughout the course.|
|In this video you will learn the basics strumming technique. I've also provided several exercises in the attachment. Follow this method and master any strum pattern.|
|Section 6: **BONUS** Thumb Muting and Strumming Issue Resolved|
Once you have your basic guitar chord technique mastered, you will soon want to start integrating the thumb for muting notes and/or playing notes.
This is a ninja strum technique that I developed for my students that were having an issue with strumming.
|Section 7: Course Overview|
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Erich has been playing/teaching guitar for nearly 30 years. By personally teaching 100s of one-on-one students and 1000s of guitar lessons within the last 25+ years Erich has proven to maximize any students' results by providing them with the clearest step-by-step system to playing guitar.
Erich brought his guitar teachings online, AKA Youtube, in 2008 and since then his Youtube Channels has accumulated more than 217,000 subscribers and have also received more than 45 Million Views!
His celebrity Youtube status has placed him in the top 5 Guitar Instructors online today!
Along with Erich's success as a guitar instructor he is also a best-selling author of the #1 Amazon Bestseller Guitar Mastery Simplified and the Amazon Bestseller Ukulele Mastery Simplified.
He has a strong passion in providing the correct tools needed in order to quickly master the guitar.
His specialties are rock, blues, country and folk styles.
Erich is VERY passionate about teaching guitar to the entire world and has a unique way of teaching things in ways that YOU WON'T FORGET!
Erich believes that if you CAN envision it, you CAN do it.