"Introduction to Guitar" with Rick Spurgin is a course designed for the very beginner. With over 50 video examples along with printable PDFs.
You will start off learning the basics such as, how to hold your guitar and how to properly tune it. You will then learn some easy form chords along with strumming exercises to build your skills. But it doesn't stop there. You will then begin to learn more chords and practice with commonly used chord progressions to develop your chord knowledge. In this course you will learn how to read TAB, rock power chords, and how to play a 12-Bar Blues. At the end of this course you will have the skills that you always wanted to be able to play your favorite songs.
Everyone learns at a different pace. Be patient. Allow yourself a few months of practice with this course to properly develop your new guitar skills.
This course has over 50 small easy to comprehend video lectures to practice with. This allows you to work a little at a time or keep going if you like a faster pace.
If you always wanted to learn the guitar, but just didn't have the time or the budget for private lessons, this is the course for you.
Strumming Exercise 5 using the EZ C Chord and reading Quarter Rests
Strumming Exercise 7 switching from the EZ C Chord to the EZ G7 Chord
Learn how to play the A chord
Learn how to play the D chord
Chord Exercise 1 changing from the A Chord to the Full C Chord and then to the D Chord
Learn how to play the F chord
Chord Exercise 2 changing from the E Chord to the A Chord then to the D Chord
Chord Exercise 3 changing from the C Chord to the F Chord and then to the G Chord
Download your PDF Exercise. Pattern 1 is a simple down strum.
Down, Up, Down, Up
Down, Down, Down, Up, Down
Down, Down, Down, Up, Down, Up
Down, Down, Up, Down, Up, Down, Up
Down, Down, Down, Up, Down, Up
Learn to Play the A7 Chord
Learn how to play the B7 Chord
Learn how to play the C7 Chord
Learn the D7 Chord
Rick Spurgin, born and raised in the Midwest, has taken his talents to both coasts.His love for music started at a young age.He began actively performing as a high school student.
While attending Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts Rick entertained professionally around New England.He performed at local hot spots, on television shows and also worked as a studio musician.
His talents then took him across the United States to Las Vegas where he entertained with his group at major hotels and casinos for eight years.
Rick performed in Canada as well, but has spent the past fifteen years entertaining audiences in the Midwest.He has been performing with his group in clubs, riverboat casinos and has been the opening act for bands as the Doobie Brothers , The Byrds and Matt Nathensen.
Rick is currently active with his band “Out of the Fire” and as a solo performer, songwriter and recording artist with two CDs, “Out of the Fire” and “The Awakening”.
Rick has been a guitar instructor since 2004.In this time he has instructed thousands of students how to play guitar.He owns and operates, “All Ages Guitar Studios” located in Omaha, NE and Council Bluffs, IA.
As a family man and father of six children, Rick is very patient and understands the importance of education and family.He has a large dedicated group of individual students as well as group lessons.Rick’s lessons are both fun and challenging.