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Guitar for Kids!

Udemy's 1st and Ultimate Guitar guide specifically made to teach Kids! (Helps keep beginners of ALL ages engaged)
2.8 (3 ratings)
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42 students enrolled
Last updated 4/2015
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What Will I Learn?
Play and be comfortable with the guitar!
Experience Udemy's 1st Ultimate Guitar Program specifically FOR KIDS!
Experience hours of content to come! (Lessons Added Weekly)
Apply skills to ALL music styles
Have FUN jamming on the guitar!
PICTURES, COLORS, and diagrams will make Learning EASY.
New to guitar? NO PROBLEM! This course will walk you through, step-by-step.
Learn from a PROFESSIONAL teacher
YOU WILL Understand the Basics that ALL Guitarists need to know
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  • You Need a Guitar
  • PRACTICE will be needed

Every Kid should learn to play a musical instrument! Guitar is one of the easiest for Children to learn.

This is Udemy's 1st guitar course made specifically for kids!

This course will teach Kids How to Play the Guitar in the EASIEST and MOST FUN way! This course provides a RESPONSIVE and EXPERIENCED INSTRUCTOR who will answer student's questions (by Udemy's messaging system).

Step-by-step, the lessons break down the art of guitar playing, so fantastic results can be achieved quickly!

In this beginner's course, Kids will learn:

Chords - that can be used to play ANY song

Songs - that they are familiar with

Strumming - that they can apply to the songs

Rhythms - that will develop your listening

Picking - that will help to build dexterity

Techniques - to build good playing habits at an early age

Warm-up Exercises - to help with endurance

Tuning - to ensure great and accurate sound

How to choose a good guitar - to ensure a great learning experience

String names and notes- to give them musical awareness and develop their memory

Posture for playing- to help them play comfortably

Guitar Parts/Anatomy- which will teach them structural awareness for the guitar

and more...

The course uses Short and Simple Step-by-Step lessons to Keep Kids Engaged and Help them to Succeed.

Who is the target audience?
  • If YOU want to get better TODAY, YOU CAN with this course!
  • If You think Your Hands are too Small or Big, this course WILL help YOU
  • All Kids and Beginners Who Feel Lost and Don't Know How to Start
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 17 Lectures Collapse All 17 Lectures 02:06:45
Introduction Video
1 Lecture 01:10
Guitar Parts
2 Lectures 10:32

This lesson will cover the anatomy, or parts, of the guitar.

Preview 03:37

This lesson shows you the different things to look for when choosing a guitar.

Preview 06:55
String Names/Notes
1 Lecture 02:24

This lesson shows you a super simple and fun way to memorize the string names.

Name the Strings with Ease
Tuning the Guitar
1 Lecture 07:26

This lesson shows you how to tune your guitar.

How to Tune Your Guitar
Posture and Holding the Guitar
1 Lecture 03:33

This lesson shows how to hold your guitar and pick, to make playing a comfortable experience.

How to hold the Guitar and Pick
The Warm-up
1 Lecture 08:43

This lesson teaches you how to stretch and warm up, so that it is easier for you to play the guitar.

Stretching Hands and Fingers
Songs on 1 String
2 Lectures 11:55
"Mary Had a Little Lamb" by Sarah Josepha Hale

"Smoke on the Water" by Deep Purple
Songs on 2 Strings
2 Lectures 23:56
"Beat It" by Michael Jackson

"Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star" by Jane Taylor
Songs on 3 Strings
1 Lecture 11:02
How to Play "Happy Birthday"
5 Lectures 46:04

This lesson introduces you to chords. A chord is just more than one note being played at the same time.

C Major Chord

F Major Chord

G Major Chord

Example Songs with C, F, and G major!

About the Instructor
2.8 Average rating
3 Reviews
42 Students
1 Course
Professional Guitar Teacher and Performer

Joshua Robinson is a professional guitar instructor and performer. Since then, he began playing for audiences of thousands when he accompanied the percussion enseble  at Oakwood Elementary in Huntsville, Alabama.  Joshua often plays for the world-famous Mt. Rubidoux Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Riverside, California. His band there has played alongside greats such as Stevie Mackey, who: is the voice coach for Selena Gomez, has worked with Whitney Houston, and many more celebrities. In 2015, Joshua was asked to be an opening act for Rick Ross. However, he turned down the offer due to conflicts with his academic schedule. Joshua plays for many local bands in Southern California at concerts, professional studio sessions, banquets, weddings, and more. 

Currently, Joshua teaches for the AVPA (Academy of Visual and Performing Arts) program at La Sierra University. The courses that he teaches have been PROVEN to be effective for beginners of all ages.

He reaches out to those who think that they are not skilled enough to play the guitar. When he first began playing guitar, Joshua himself thought that his fingers were too small to play, but he was able to learn through great determination. He has a passion to help YOU, and will, even if you think that you are not able to play.

Joshua offers's 1st and #1 guitar course that is specifically geared toward kids on the beginner level. The aforementioned course has a 5-star rating and is live in 5 countries (The Netherlands, Germany, Australia, Argentina, and the U.S.). 

He loves to play all genres and hopes to get YOU playing what you love.

Joshua is very driven to show you that YOU CAN play the guitar!

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