Beginner Guitar Quick-Start Course
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Beginner Guitar Quick-Start Course

Start Playing in <30 Minutes
4.1 (17 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.
1,797 students enrolled
Created by Lutz Academy
Last updated 2/2017
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 2 Articles
  • 3 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Play simple songs on guitar
  • Write their own basic progressions and strumming patterns
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Requirements
  • Grab your guitar and get ready!
Description

Learn Chord Theory, Strumming Patterns, Basic Techniques and Progressions (songs!with this beginner guitar course.

Completely new to the guitar? Always wanted to learn but didn't know where to start? 

Now that you finally got your first guitar (electric or acoustic), it's time to start learning! There is plenty of technique and theory to come, but everyone starts in the same place: some basic chord shapes, strumming patterns, and rhythmic progressions to get them playing.

This course will take you through all of that, building your foundation on the guitar by breaking down the simplest aspects of chord theory and teaching you how to take the first four chords you'll learn and put them into a song (AKA "progression"). We'll also look at strumming patterns and other tips to get you playing in no time at all!

What You'll Learn...

  • Four Essential Chord Shapes (with print out!)
  • Building Progressions (AKA Writing + Playing Songs)
  • Rhythm Work - Strumming Patterns & Timing

In less than 30 minutes, Jared Cattoor will take you through everything you need to start playing guitar. Whether your goal is to become a speed shredding lead guitarist or just to play some simple songs with friends, this course will build the foundation for you to get hands-on in the music world and start learning about technique and theory. 

Let's get started!

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is a primer for beginners! It covers the essentials that every guitarist has to know no matter what genre they wish to play.
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The Four Chords
2 Lectures 11:21
The Four Chords (Download the resource here!)
00:25

Chords
10:56

Test your knowledge of your new four chords!

Chords: Quiz
6 questions
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Playing & Writing Songs
2 Lectures 08:18
Chord Motion (Download the resource here!)
01:09

Progressions
07:09

Test your knowledge of chord progressions!

Progressions: Quiz
4 questions
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Rhythm
1 Lecture 10:13
Rhythm
10:13
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About the Instructor
Lutz Academy
4.2 Average rating
59 Reviews
3,445 Students
5 Courses
Music Instruction

Lutz Academy is an online music instruction company that teaches guitar, bass, piano and drums. Through comprehensive books, online lessons and a huge growing community of musicians, Lutz Academy is able to instruct thousands of students in the comfort of their own home.

Our courses are unique and include more than just video tutorials, they have audio podcasts, downloadable materials, play-along tracks and advanced theory and technique studies.