Randall Williams guides you through the basics of acoustic guitar.
Complete course with step-by-step lessons and practice examples.
Course filmed with 6 cameras for the perfect angles.
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Randall Williams starts off with the absolute basics and moves forward with easy chord progressions and strum patterns.Begin the Course
Meet Randall Williams in this brief introductory lesson. Learn who he is, his teaching approach, and what he plans to cover in this series.
Randall starts off by teaching the Em chord and a basic strum to get you going.
Randall Williams continues his discussion on basic chords and strums.
Randall discusses his philosophy on studying the guitar before moving onto some basic songs.
Randall guides you through your very first song. He teaches a rendition of a current popular song that uses only three chords.
Randall Williams shares another wonderful song in his beginner series. This song should be rather easy to pick up due to its similarity to the previous song.
Randall presents the third song in his beginner series set.
Randall Williams shares one last song in his beginner series.
Randall Williams talks about basic strums and right-hand techniques in this lesson.
Randall continues his extensive coverage of beginner right-hand techniques with a lesson on fingerpicking.
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I try to keep my right hand finger nails at least relatively sharp file them etc.. But they don't last long become chipped or broken ... however i just keep on playing I liked the demonstration on the slap/pluck funky think. Cool
A patient, gentle-hearted, gifted instructor who manages to make the early going on the guitar seem full of possibilities, not problems. Thank you!
All of the above. Only occasional challenge was finger placement on strings but that's probably just me.
all three apply ... thanks
At times its hard to see your figuring for the chords. call out string and fret would be help to better understand what can't be seen.
Awesome progression! I used different with different grooves and found it very motivating.
Nice, easy going
can i get more help from this teacher.
cool cant wait to get started
Entertaining, easy to understand and gets right to the heart of it. Im wishing this teacher had more lessons than 10 in the series.
funny comments too!
He keeps the lesson calm. I was able to fellow nicely.
I love this guy!!!
He’s very professional. Great!!!
hi, really good but please be get camera to show clearly finger positions ,would be great if you had over the shoulder shots ,yes I know that's asking a lot ! bye for now Deirdre
How do you get that drum sound ? Can you show closer finger positions ?
I like his approach . A little too basic for me , but like the utilization of movable positions . I'm of the persuasion that you can learn a little something from everyone . I'm self taught and filling in gaps . I would find a song I like and
I like how Randall teaches. The calm style is really terrific, and he's providing very basic, beginning instructions and that makes it easier to understand and repeat. Well done!
I liked Randall and his way of teaching. He is easy to understand and mellow.
I love that he teaches several chords at once and helps practice with strumming at the same time.
I started learning classical melodies way long ago and later chords. I don't blame him for not turning my playing into a success but now we are many years later and maybe this may be what I need now.
I totally agree and when I teach drums I have the same concept.
I'm in. Let's go for the $1,000,000
The teacher is awesome he showed me a different method than some other teachers show and is good to understand
It is nice to hear a teacher give their personal opinion on a subject without sounding forceful or snobbish in the slightest. Biggo props for being very nice about some students disagreeing and not condescending to their stance.
It's easy to get it done but I need more practice tonight or tomorrow but I won't to do a ctar that I cooed praxis. More wall I have one but to sing will not sing will to sing oh nvm ????
its nice to just make it simple in the beginning. as a true novice but one who is passionate about actually playing...learning to play music early on is crucial to avoid feeling overwhelmed and frustrated. im not one to give up so i will contin
Laid back style
Love the way he explains things..makes so much sense to me to actually play something that sounds ok rather than endless chord excersises . I wish he had more beginner lessons though
need to learn rythem and timing
No time wasted. Jumps in fast, and gets you going with the easy stuff. Great Segway to other classes.
Not sure why I haven't discovered Randall until now. This is just what I needed to better understand fingerstyle. I will continue to check out this series. Thank you!!!
only problem don't where to get the material thats he is talking about
Perfect for beginner adults.
Randall is great. The first four chords make me feel like I am playing something beautiful.
really Ran enjoyed it very informative thanks Randle
Slow and calm approach is perfect for learning.
Starting to like the teacher
Super laid back and unintimidating!
Thank you. It's good that getting sore fingertips is a result and knowing that you have to work on developing calluses. Learning chords that appear in many songs is a good way to start. A patient instructor - thank you.