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Guitar Lessons for Beginners

Always wanted to learn how to play the guitar but don't know where to begin? The 12-video series of Guitar Lessons for Beginners will provide you with the steps needed to gain a basic foundation required to learn how to play guitar. Ready to get started, or want to find an instructor to help?

Introduction to Guitar

How To Play The Guitar

Whether you've never picked up a guitar before or can do a little picking on your own, these lessons will help beginners no matter the level.
6 minutes All levels English

How To Hold a Guitar

You're going to learn the correct way to hold a guitar. Holding the guitar correctly will help give you good posture, prevent injury and fatigue and provide for successful practice.
8 minutes All levels English

How To Hold a Guitar Pick

In this video lesson, you're going to learn how to choose the right guitar pick, how to hold a guitar pick, and how to use a guitar pick to play the guitar.
9 minutes All levels English

Guitar Frets, Fingers, and Strings

Learn everything about guitar frets, strings, and fingers. What is a guitar fret? How many frets on a guitar? Find out in this lesson.
6 minutes All levels English

The Parts Of A Guitar

You'll learn the parts of the guitar for both acoustic and electric guitars, and the role they play in helping you to produce great tunes.
8 minutes All levels English

The Guitar String Notes, Names, and Order

Learning the guitar string notes, names and order can be a bit tricky. It's important in order to tune your guitar and start learning notes to play. Want to check out the video?
3 minutes All levels English

How To Read Guitar Sheet Music

Learn how to read guitar sheet music in this beginner's video lesson. Learn all the elements found in sheet music for the guitar. Want to check out the video?
7 minutes All levels English

How To Read Guitar Tabs

Learn how to read guitar tabs with this easy beginners lesson. Reading guitar tabs is essential to learning your favorite songs. Want to check it out?
9 minutes All levels English

How To Tune a Guitar

Learn how to tune a guitar for beginners. Learn standard guitar tuning for acoustic, bass & electric guitars by ear and electronically. Want to check it out?
9 minutes All levels English

How To Strum A Guitar

Learn how to strum a guitar for beginners in this lesson. Pick up guitar strumming patterns, techniques, and progressions. Want to check it out this video?
9 minutes All levels English

Guitar Strumming Patterns

Learn this 5 best guitar strumming patterns for beginners. We cover strumming dynamics, strumming tips, and step-by-step instructions for each pattern. Want to see?
15 minutes All levels English

Guitar Fingerpicking Patterns

In this free lesson, you'll learn the 3 best guitar fingerpicking patterns to take your fingerstyle skills to the next level. Want to check out the video?
7 minutes All levels English

How To Use A Capo

Learn what a capo is, and how to use a capo in 3 easy steps. We cover capo styles, pro tips to using a capo, a capo chart, and easy songs to play with your capo.
9 minutes All levels English
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Beginner Guitar Lessons


Always wanted to learn how to play the guitar but don't know where to begin? The 12-video series of Guitar Lessons for Beginners will provide you with the steps needed to gain a basic foundation required to learn how to play guitar. It's such a great way to get your feet wet playing guitar as a beginner.

Whether you've never picked up a guitar before or can do a little picking on your own, these lessons will help beginners no matter the level.

Are These Guitar Lessons Right for You?

This 12-video course was designed for beginning guitar players just like you who have no clue how to get started or advance your current skills. Each video will take you from the better basics to more advanced concepts that will have you playing in no time at all. The first video provides you with an overview of how to play the guitar and introduces the remaining video lessons in the series.


What You'll Learn in the Video Series

The Guitar Lessons for Beginners takes you step by step learning how to play guitar. Each lesson will focus on the most important things required for you to know in order to learn the right way and advance your playing skills. First, you'll learn the different parts of a guitar, how to hold your guitar and the pick and different ways to tune your guitar strings. Next, comes digging into technique including strumming and fingerpicking patterns as well as how to read guitar sheet music and guitar tabs.

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Learn How To Play The Guitar

Whether you've never picked up a guitar before or can do a little picking on your own, these lessons will help beginners no matter the level.


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