Learn to play guitar: 15 steps to play your first song

Easy steps to play you first song on acoustic guitar from scratch. You'll be impressed how fast and easy this could be.
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  • Lectures 15
  • Length 39 mins
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 10/2015 English

Course Description

Learn how to play and sing almost every song which you like on acoustic guitar just for a few days.

From absolute beginner, you'll be able to play your first song in good quality very soon.

Through this course of 15 lessons and ~40 min of content, you’ll learn enough and strong basic for learning every song that you really like.

Guaranteed result

You will be performing your first song on the acoustic guitar, in a bardic manner (singing and playing chords together), by heart, without even looking at the fret board.

What you need to do

For success, you need just to watch lessons, do simple exercises — from one simple skill to another.

And in the end you'll get your strong understanding of how to learn every song, skills to play simple songs and the own cover version on the popular song.

Your first song will be taken from best of British rock hits, from a famous band and will be the most suitable for studying.

Then after achieving this first goal, you can go further and do the same thing with all the songs you like.

If you go through each step of the course, you will achieve your goal, otherwise you will receive your money back.

What are the requirements?

  • You'll need the desire to play your favorite songs on the guitar.
  • You'll need an acoustic or classical guitar.
  • Your mindset should make you able to go through each step of the course.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • You will be performing your first song:
  • in bard manner;
  • by heart;
  • with confidence;
  • without looking at the fret board, but looking at your audience;
  • playing and singing along in time.

What is the target audience?

  • This course is not for dreamers, this course is for you, the one who loves to shape their own reality on their own terms.
  • You want to play the guitar in the bardic manner (acoustic sound; rock/pop songs rather than classic compositions; singing along and playing).
  • You want to be in the spotlight or you want to impress your friends.
  • You want to perform the songs that you like — and most probably, you like to sing along to these songs.
  • You want to learn to do it easily and rapidly — instead of doing exhausting boring exercises for months.
  • You may have tried to learn it by yourself and were scared away by complicated tabs and chords thus gave it all up.

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: Section 1
Introduction to the course: how to get the best result.
First steps: Em chord. Making a sound. Learning the song.
Em7 chord. How to play strum patterns. How to learn the text of a song by heart.
Dsus4/F# chord. Train strum. Singing without words.
G chord. Step to combining strumming with singing.
Combine chords with strumming. Complete singing.
Combine chords with strumming. Singing with strumming.
Next steps in strumming.
Next steps in strumming & singing.
Fast transition between chords.
Next steps in fast transition.
Next steps in fast transition.
Fast transitions & strumming.
Whole guitar part and part of singing.
Full song. What is next.

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Instructor Biography

Vanya Smirnov, Efficient methodology specialist, algorithmization of human`s behavior specialist

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