New Guitarist Guidebook & Checklist

The Complete Guide For All New And Returning Guitarists Ready To Begin a Guitar Playing Journey
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  • Lectures 16
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
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About This Course

Published 10/2015 English

Course Description

This comprehensive, step-by-step course will get you, the new or returning guitarist, off to the best possible start in your guitar playing journey. In it you will find a complete guidebook and checklists for:

  • checking your motivation and setting goals
  • selecting the right instrument
  • choosing the best teacher and method
  • selecting the gear & gadgets to get started
  • setting up your practice space & schedule
  • and much, much more!


    You'll also learn about the benefits of learning to play an instrument and how to stay curious and motivated during your journey!

    Finally, you'll get some insights into some of the most popular styles of guitar playing, providing inspiration and awareness of the possibilities!

    This course is absolutely FREE; so, what are you waiting for? See you inside!

    What are the requirements?

    • All you need to start this course is the interest or aspiration to start a guitar playing adventure and a pencil to fill out the checklists!

    What am I going to get from this course?

    • Find the right motivation, instrument, teacher/method and practice tools and tips to jumpstart their guitar playing journey.

    What is the target audience?

    • This course is targeted at aspiring guitarists just getting started or those returning to the instrument after a failed or false start.

    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.

    Curriculum

    Section 1: First Steps
    09:40

    I think this is the BEST place to start your guitar playing journey!

    Take a minute to think about this question and say the answer out loud and/or write it down. Then watch the video. If I don't mention or discuss what inspires or motivates you to learn to play the guitar, please list your answer in the Comments; I'd love to read your answer!

    Download the Checklist that accompanies this lesson and fill it out as you watch the video!

    02:28

    There are dozens, maybe hundreds, of benefits to learning to play the guitar (or any other instrument), that go beyond making and sharing music.

    In this lesson I break the benefits into some basic categories and list a few of the benefits in each.

    Download the Checklist that accompanies this lesson and list the benefits that most appeal to you as you watch the video!

    02:24

    So we now know that playing then guitar can make us happy and healthier; but are even more compelling reasons to begin your guitarist's journey!

    Learning to play the guitar will teach you a new language, the language of music. With this language you will communicate with others; family and friends at first, but eventually bandmates and audiences.

    The guitarist's journey is engaging, fun, challenging and ultimately rewards the musician and the audience.

    Before we start acquiring our "gear" for this journey watch this video.

    00:46

    This course is about how and why to embark on your guitar playing journey and what you need before you start so there's not much actual guitar playing until later. These "Guitar Breaks" are just short snippets of songs and styles that I teach to remind you that your journey will eventually involve playing the guitar and having fun!

    Section 2: Next Steps
    05:49

    How much do I have to spend? Acoustic or electric? What brand, model or size? Which strings should I use? Shop at a retail store or on-line? What about warranties? So many questions to answer! This lesson provides a progressive checklist to help you make the best possible choice.

    Download the Checklist that accompanies this lesson and fill it out as you watch the video!

    04:57

    How do I find a teacher? Which method book should I use. Should I try to learn by watching free lessons on YouTube or UltimatGuitar. What about on-line teachers? Do I have to learn to read music? This lesson weighs the pros and cons of all the resources available today.

    Download the Checklist that accompanies this lesson and fill it out as you watch the video!

    09:32

    How do I find a teacher? Which method book should I use. Should I try to learn by watching free lessons on YouTube or UltimatGuitar. What about on-line teachers? Do I have to learn to read music? This lesson weighs the pros and cons of all the resources available today.

    Download the Checklist that accompanies this lesson and fill it out as you watch the video!

    01:05

    This course is about how and why to embark on your guitar playing journey and what you need before you start so there's not much actual guitar playing until later. These "Guitar Breaks" are just short snippets of songs and styles that I teach to remind you that your journey will eventually involve playing the guitar and having fun!

    Section 3: Tools & Tips
    09:37

    So, you've chosen a guitar, a method and a teacher or learning platform. What else, if anything, do you need?

    Download the Checklist that accompanies this lesson, it lists the essential gear and gadgets you'll acquire along your guitar playing journey and presents it roughly in order of necessity and importance!

    12:44

    After a quality instrument and learning method or teacher, the key to ANY guitarists development is a daily and devoted practice routine. These are the essential components of any successful practice.

    Download the Checklist that accompanies this lesson and fill it out as you watch the video!

    00:22

    This course is about how and why to embark on your guitar playing journey and what you need before you start so there's not much actual guitar playing until later. These "Guitar Breaks" are just short snippets of songs and styles that I teach to remind you that your journey will eventually involve playing the guitar and having fun!

    Section 4: Now What?
    02:31

    The guitarist's journey never ends, these tips will help you make decisions as your path unfolds.

    00:51

    This course is about how and why to embark on your guitar playing journey and what you need before you start so there's not much actual guitar playing until later. These "Guitar Breaks" are just short snippets of songs and styles that I teach to remind you that your journey will eventually involve playing the guitar and having fun!

    Section 5: Bonus Section
    02:35

    Beginning Guitarist Jump Start, is a system that cultivates the natural and instinctual way we already understand and use music and applies it to learning four easy to finger chord shapes, some basic strumming patterns and has you instantly playing dozens of real songs that you will be proud to share with family and friends and eventually audiences and bandmates.

    This course costs less than a half-hour hour private lesson. It would take dozens of these lessons to teach all the material found here. This course delivers enormous value and provides high quality, content rich, user-friendly material that will give you immediate results and you can try it for 30 days RISK FREE! If you decide this course is not for you, then you will get a full refund, no questions asked!

    Visit this link for a preview!

    https://www.udemy.com/beginning-guitarist-jumpstart/learn/#/


    Please accept this coupon as a "reward" for completing this course. You get this course for just $19 (usually $47)!

    https://www.udemy.com/beginning-guitarist-jumpstart/?couponCode=New+Guitarist+Guidebook+%26+Checklist+Course+Completion+%26+Participation+Reward

    01:08

    I have a TON of free resources for guitarists on my website:


    http://www.guidedguitarlessons.com.


    You'll Find:
    • information about on-line lessons & coaching
    • master classes that go deep into specific styles & techniques
    • music theory made easy
    • repertoire development & jam tracks
    • tips on "going pro"
    • and much, much more!
    01:10

    This course is about how and why to embark on your guitar playing journey and what you need before you start so there's not much actual guitar playing until later. These "Guitar Breaks" are just short snippets of songs and styles that I teach to remind you that your journey will eventually involve playing the guitar and having fun!

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    Instructor Biography

    Scott Perry, Vintage Blues Guitarist & Teacher

    I am a vintage blues guitarist and teacher from Floyd, VA.

    I have been a professional musician all of my adult life and currently teach 45 students each week and perform as a solo and with various duos and bands in and around my hometown of Floyd, VA.

    I believe that music is a language and, like everyone's first spoken language, it is best learned in a natural, instinctual and intuitive way and is used to communicate emotions, tell stories and exchange ideas. Music, at its best, is a collaborative effort, not a competition and it is best cultivated in that spirit.

    I teach in the lesson studio and from the bandstand. Learning to play music and sharing it makes us all happier and healthier. It also builds community and encourages curiosity and tolerance, helping make the world a better place.

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