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Guitar for Beginners - Learn the Basics

Step by step course to show you how to play the guitar in a fast and simple way.
3.8 (10 ratings)
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Last updated 6/2015
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Follow along this easy step by step beginner course to learn how to play the guitar.

Never played a guitar before? Perfect.This course was created for you.

The guitar is one of the most popular instruments to play and can be extremely useful for personal enjoyment, social settings or even the beginning of a career.

But the problem is… It can be really confusing where you should start when learning how to play guitar. Should you first learn chords? Tablature? Sheet music? It can be overwhelming for a beginner and that's why this course was made.

We realized there had to be an easier way to teach anyone how to get started with playing the guitar without diving into the technical musical theories.

Presenting our Guitar for Beginners – Learn How To Play Your First Songcourse. Our course will make it easy and simple for you to learn how to play your first song and give you the knowledge to be able to create your own songs.

Here's what will be covered in the course:

  • How to Hold Your Guitar
  • The Parts of Your Guitar
  • Numbers You'll Need to Know
  • Tuning Your Guitar and the Musical Alphabet
  • Holding the Pic and Strumming
  • Chords and Chord Transitions
  • Bends and Vibratos
  • Pulls, Hammers and Trills
  • Slides and Palm Muting

Then we'll incorporate all the lessons into a comprehensive song to give you the ability to play your first song.

Our promise to you is that you'll be able to play your first song by the end of this course.

We offer a 30 day money back guarantee so if you are unsatisfied for any reason, just let us know and we'll give you a refund. No questions asked.

Get started today and learn how to play the guitar!

Who is the target audience?
  • This beginner guitar course is meant for newbies that want to learn how to play the guitar in a simple and fast way. We'll provide you all the basics you need to know and put it all together by teaching you how to play your first song.
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What Will I Learn?
Play your first song on the guitar
Understand chords and how to create your own melodies
Know how to play a variety of songs using tablature
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  • A willingness to practice what you learn!
Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 19 Lectures Collapse All 19 Lectures 30:58
Introduction to Guitar
1 Lecture 00:25
Starting to Play The Guitar
7 Lectures 11:30
Holding the Pic and Strumming

Introduction to Chords

More Chords

Chord Transitions

Bends and Vibratos

Slides and Palm Muting

Pulls, Hammers and Trills
Putting It All Together - Playing Your First Song
4 Lectures 07:26
Playing Your First Song Part 1

Playing Your First Song Part 2

Playing Your First Song Part 3

Playing Your First Song Part 4
About the Instructor
3.8 Average rating
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1,020 Students
1 Course
Guitar Teacher

I've been playing guitar since I was eight years old. Guitar has not only been a lot of fun, but it has shaped who I am as a person. Guitar has taught me patience, dedication, and discipline.I began my training from instructors in local music stores. I became well versed in all styles of music, and within a few years I would move on to train with jazz legend Greg Howe. I've been teaching guitar for over ten years now throughout the Southern California region. Throughout that time, I have developed an easy to learn method for the fundamentals of guitar. I am very excited to share this beautiful instrument with you, and I hope you will enjoy it as much as I have.

3.6 Average rating
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I'm an entrepreneur focused on the online education industry. Aside from teaching several courses myself, I also partner with top instructors to help them with their marketing and sales.

My passion is helping students develop skills that can enrich their quality of life and helping instructors monetize their passions.

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