GUITAR #1: Beginner Basics and Beyond
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GUITAR #1: Beginner Basics and Beyond

FASTEST and EASIEST way to learn to play guitar, GUARANTEED!
4.5 (12 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
113 students enrolled
Created by Mark Sternal
Last updated 2/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Play guitar on all 6 strings, including scales, chords and 5 songs.
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Requirements
  • All you need is the desire to learn to play the guitar.
Description

For electric or acoustic, this video gives you all you need to survive in the world of guitar! Designed to be the FASTEST and EASIEST way to learn to play, GUARANTEED! Learn to read guitar music with notation, TAB and charts. Start playing instantly! Learn individual notes then progressively build up to partial and full chords. Graduate to your first 5 SONGS in the most popular music styles including Rock, Blues and Country.

FEATURES: QUICK START: Play In 1 Minute or Less! Learn To Read Guitar Music Easy Note Playing Section Easy Chords 5 Songs! Including Rock, Blues & Country...

BONUS FEATURES: Built in metronome and guitar tuner. Giant on-screen sheet music. The guitars and amps of GUITAR DVD #1.

Over 3 Jam Packed Hours!

Who is the target audience?
  • Complete Beginner Guitar Player.
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Curriculum For This Course
64 Lectures
02:53:40
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GUITAR #1: Beginner Basics and Beyond
64 Lectures 02:53:40




05 Holding Your Guitar ~ Strap Adjustment
01:22


07 Finger Placement Exercise
01:18


09 How To Read Chord Charts
02:36

10 Reading TAB Or Tablature
01:11

11 Reading Traditional Music Notation
03:18

12 Timing/Time Signature ~ Tempo ~ Timing Notes
02:15

13 BASIC GUITAR FUNDAMENTALS: The Musical Alphabet
03:05

14 Finger and Hand Positioning
01:05

15 Open Six String Picking Exercises
08:06

16 The Playing Hand
01:08

17 REALLY EASY PLAYING SECTION: First String Exercises ~ Half Step Song
05:19

1st & 2nd Strings: Whole Step Song
03:33

Half Notes
01:58

Song On Strings 1 & 2
02:47

Partial C & G Chord
02:04

Song On Strings 1 & 2 w/ C & G Chords
02:54

C & G Song
02:36

1st, 2nd & 3rd Strings
04:40

Song On Strings 1, 2 & 3 w/Repeat Symbol
04:03

3 String C & G Chords
01:09

Song On Strings 1, 2 & 3 w/C & G Chords
02:33

Quarter Notes: Scales & Chords
02:44

Similar 3 String Chords
02:21

Strings 1 Through 4
03:22

Song On Strings 1, 2, 3 & 4
02:14

4 String C & G Chords
02:13

4 String Scales & Chords
02:05

Adding To Other Chords
02:33

Strings 1 Through 5
01:51

Song On Strings 1 - 5
02:26

5 String C & G Chords
02:06

5 String Scales & Chords
03:05

Adding To Other Chords
02:37

Strings 1 - 6 ~ Tie Symbol
02:17

Song On Strings 1 Through 6
02:43

6 String Scales & Chords
02:43

Adding To Other Chords
01:09

Improving Speed
01:35

New Chords G7, Cadd9, Dm, D, E
03:10

Ideas For Playing Chords ~ Strumming, Bass Notes
01:38

Alternating Bass, Partial Chords, Arpeggio
02:34

Finger Picking, Plucking, Chord Progressions
01:58

Descending Bass Line Song Level 1
01:56

Country Song Level 1
03:01

Rock Song Level 1 ~ Power Chords
02:53

Rock Song 1 - Pedal Tones
01:39

Shuffle Song Level 1
02:50

Blues Guitar Song Level 1
04:54

Descending Bass Song 2 Strum w/ Melody Line
02:37

Country Song Level 2
02:15

Rock Song 2 Palm Mute, Eighth Notes, Harmonics
04:25

Shuffle Song Level 2
02:14

Blues Song Level 2
02:30

Descending Bass Song Level 3
02:44

Country Song 3 Hammer Ons
03:53

Rock Song 3 Extended Power Chords, Riff, Rest Symbol
05:09

Shuffle Song Level 3
04:41

Blues Song Level 3
02:51
About the Instructor
Mark Sternal
4.2 Average rating
15 Reviews
157 Students
2 Courses
Musician / Educator / Author

Mark John Sternal is a catalyst for musical success. His teachings enable music students to understand in minutes what often otherwise couldn't be accomplished in years.

Sternal has dedicated his life to helping people discover their musical abilities on guitar and bass. By providing and creating tools, strategies, and resources, Mark delivers extraordinary results and amazing levels of musical achievement to his readers and viewers. Over the last three decades, Mark has influenced millions of guitar and bass students, ranging from complete beginners through intermediate and advanced players, throughout the world.

As an author of over 40 titles, Mark has created several best-selling book and DVD series for guitar and bass, including:
-- Total Scales, Techniques and Applications
-- Easy Guitar DVD and Beginner Basics and Beyond 
-- The Phrase-By-Phrase Guitar Method

Also a public speaker, Mark John Sternal has taught educational seminars across the United States and Canada. Many of his appearances have been hosted by Guitar Center, Barnes & Noble, Borders Books and public libraries. Mark has been featured on several cable/TV and radio shows, as well as newspaper and magazines (Rolling Stone, Guitar Player and Guitar World).

Mark has honed his skills as a vocalist and guitarist while performing all over the world. His solo act consists of his voice and his old Gibson J 150 acoustic guitar (the same model that Elvis played). When playing with his band, Mark cranks up the amplifier and rotates between a Fender Stratocaster and a Gibson Les Paul. When he isn’t traveling, he performs locally in the Tampa Bay area of Florida.

As an entertainer, Mark John Sternal will give you an unforgettable musical experience. As an educator, Mark will give you an unforgettable musical learning experience. He will set off the triggers that will influence you, inspire you and provide you with the tools to shape your musical destiny.