How To Play Guitar - Everything You Need To Know To Start

This course will take you from no knowledge to a full understanding of your instrument, including all major/minor chords
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  • Lectures 8
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
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    Available on iOS and Android
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About This Course

Published 7/2015 English

Course Description

This course will cover tuning your guitar, every note on the fretboard, finger exercises to increase speed and finger strength, all major and minor chords, and learning the Bar Chord. You'll be impressing your friends in no time! Most importantly, this course will teach you the basics of playing guitar, but also get you excited to learn more! The best part about playing guitar is that there is always more to learn!

What are the requirements?

  • All you need is a guitar and a willingness to learn a few things!

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Play all major and minor guitar chords, understand every note on a guitar, and much more!

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is for those who are just starting out with playing guitar. No prior knowledge is needed. I will help you understand the basics and then some. This course is not intended for Intermediate/Advanced players.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Tuning Your guitar

The first lesson will cover the extreme basics. Starting with tuning your guitar and supplies you might/will need to begin playing your guitar.

Section 2: Learning all of the notes on the guitar.
Learning all of the notes on the guitar.
Section 3: *BONUS* Finger Exercises
Finger Exercise #1
Finger Exercise #2
Finger Exercise #3
Section 4: The Bar Chord
The Bar Chord
Section 5: The Major Chords
The Major Chords.
Section 6: The Minor Chords
Minor Chords

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Instructor Biography

Gary Weissmann, Guitar Instructor at Udemy

Hello! My name is Gary and I am a Guitarist and Graphic Designer. I've been playing guitar for over 15 years, and I own and run my own Graphic Design company called Creation Factory. Thanks so much for stopping by! Feel free to message me if you have any questions!

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