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Congratulations on getting your first guitar! Now let's learn to play it. Jim Deeming gets us up and running with the beginner skills needed to start your journey! This course will cover everything you need to get started whether you're playing acoustic or electric guitar - these skills apply to both. So let's get started!
Complete course with step-by-step lessons and practice examples.
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Jim gets us going with step-by-step incremental skills. Each lesson comes with a full set of downloadable notation for offline practice, so you can practice no matter where you are!
Get an overview of all 18 lessons and learn to tune your guitar.
Learn your first chord, the G major as well as a very basic strumming pattern.
Learn the C major and D major chords and play them along with the G major.
Learn to sound more musical with upstrokes and downstrokes.
Spice up your playing with another strumming pattern.
Learn the boom-chuck strumming pattern, popular in country and blues playing.
Practice your strumming and learn to play Yankee Doodle.
Learn another new strumming pattern and practice with a brand new song.
Learn finger positions, single notes, and alternate picking.
Practice your single string picking with a simple, new, fun melody.
Sounds scary, huh? It's not. What's a scale? You're about to find out.
Apply your scale knowledge and jam along with a backing track.
Learn the A and E chords and how they work along with the D chord.
Practice strumming in the key of A and learn all about muting.
Spice up your chord knowledge with some 7th chords.
Take the 7th chords you just learned and toss them into a chord progression.
Learn the 12 barre blues, one of the most common blues progressions.
Learn the A minor pentatonic scale and jam to some blues.
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Jim's steady and patient approach is much appreciated, so well explained and demonstrated.
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