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New 2021 Guitarist Toolkit

Unlocking Rhythm Guitar

Everything you need to play rhythm with confidence

Rhythm guitar is one of the most important skills a guitar player can master. But playing rhythm is more than just knowing a few chords. This toolkit will give you a fretboard roadmap for rhythm, an overview of percussive techniques, a practice plan, and a few alternate tunings that will help you apply rhythm to folk, rock, blues, jazz and more!

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100 Lessons

100 lessons in 6 seperate packs, with full supplemental material.

35 JamTracks

35 custom play along tracks are included for effective practice.

4k & 1080p

All lessons are filmed in 4k with 7 cameras and delivered in 1080p.

Core Topics

Guided practice for the core techniques for developing guitarists.

Tabs & GPX

All tabs and notation included in PDF and Guitar Pro formats.

Lifetime Access

Unlimited downloads. Save all files and own them for life.

This Toolkit Contains the Following:

Rhythm Guitar Do-Over

Complete Course: New for 2021

Revisit rhythm guitar and become a more percussive player

Playing rhythm guitar is one of the most important skills a guitar player can master. However, many players think that learning rhythm begins and ends with knowing a few chords, when really, there’s so much more to it! It requires smooth hand and wrist movements, finding the beat, playing with “feel”, listening for changes, and embellishing in the moment. In this pack, Austin Filingo will help you revisit what you know about rhythm guitar and become a more percussive player.

15 Lessons

4k & 1080p

Tabs

Purpose

The purpose of this pack is to help both beginner and intermediate guitarists take their rhythm guitar playing to the next level.

Focus

Presented by Austin Filingo, we cover:
  • Learn basic cowboy chords, chord inversions, and open vs closed chords.
  • Learn popular chord progressions and right-hand rhythm patterns.
  • Try simple fingerpicking rhythms and more complex rhythms.
  • Embellish with fun little licks between chord switches.
Included free with your all access pass. Own it for life, and download all files to your devices.

Rhythm Guitarist Fretboard Roadmap

Complete Course: New for 2021

Revisit rhythm guitar and become a more percussive player

To effectively play rhythm guitar, it helps to know the fretboard backwards and forwards. In this pack, Tim Stewart will cover basic chord progressions with common notes — plus chord inversions, CAGED concepts, and chord melodies in a few different playing styles. Once you have a good understanding of these fretboard fundamentals, you’ll practice each concept by playing along with a few fun backing tracks.

15 Lessons

4k & 1080p

5 JamTracks

Tabs

Purpose

Learn fretboard fundamentals and apply them to rhythm guitar

Focus

Presented by Tim Stewart, we cover:
  • Go through 10 core chordal and harmony concepts.
  • Learn chord progressions with common notes.
  • Learn chord melodies in a few different playing styles.
  • Practice your new skills with 5 backing tracks.
Included free with your all access pass. Own it for life, and download all files to your devices.

Integrating Percussive Techniques with Rhythm

Complete Course: New for 2021

Find the beat and add percussion to your playing

A big part of what makes rhythm guitar so compelling is the percussive nature of this playing style. In this pack, Trevor Gordon Hall will cover a variety of concepts, always emphasizing the importance of timing. First, he’ll help you make peace with your metronome, a vital tool for any rhythm guitarist. Then you’ll learn techniques like accent strums, using ghost strums to build groove, applying palm hits for a back beat, and so much more.

15 Lessons

4k & 1080p

Tabs

Purpose

The purpose of this pack is to introduce you to the many techniques that can be used to add percussion to your rhythm guitar playing.

Focus

Presented by Trevor Gordon Hall, we cover:
  • Come to understand the importance of timing.
  • Learn percussive techniques like accent strums, ghost strums, and palm hits.
  • Learn to control tension, relax your movements, and find your rhythm.
Included free with your all access pass. Own it for life, and download all files to your devices.

Rhythm Guitarist Practice Plan

Complete Course: New for 2021

Learn new chord types and develop a practice plan

Available for Download on December 22nd, 2020.

Once you understand the basics of rhythm guitar, it’s time to start practicing! In this toolkit, Charlie Stevens will review some of the most important chord types and rhythmic concepts, each accompanied by a detailed practice lesson that includes multiple exercises and repetitions. You’ll learn the boom-chuck beat (used most famously by Johnny Cash) along with suspended chords, bass runs, power chords, barre chords and more. But most importantly, you’ll learn to effectively practice all of your new skills.

20 Lessons

4k & 1080p

Tabs

Purpose

The purpose of this pack is to introduce you to new chord types and rhythms while giving you a detailed practice plan for honing these skills.

Focus

Presented by Charles Stevens, we cover:
  • Learn new harmonic and rhythmic concepts.
  • Learn chord types like sus chords, power chords, and barre chords.
  • Go through multiple exercises and repetitions for new each skill.
  • Develop a plan to practice these concepts effectively.
Included free with your all access pass. Own it for life, and download all files to your devices.

Polyrhythm & Advanced Rhythm Training

Complete Course: New for 2021

Learn new chord types and develop a practice plan

This course is designed for intermediate to advanced players. If you have a basic understanding of rhythm — what 8th notes are and what 16th note triplets are — these lessons will help take your playing to the next level. In this pack, William Roberts will walk you through advanced concepts like composite rhythms, flipping polyrhythms, different types of clave rhythms and how they relate to polyrhythms, and how to solo with odd number groupings. You’ll even learn how to create contrary rhythms that happen at the same time!

15 Lessons

4k & 1080p

14 JamTracks

Tabs

Purpose

Examine advanced rhythmic concepts and techniques.

Focus

Presented by William Roberts, we cover:
  • Examine advanced rhythmic concepts.
  • Get a good understanding of how rhythm works.
  • Go through composite rhythms, flipping rhythms, and clave rhythms and more.
Included free with your all access pass. Own it for life, and download all files to your devices.

Rhythm in Alternate and Open Tunings Pack

Complete Course: New for 2021

Grow your chord catalog with alternate and open tunings

This course is best for those who have some understanding of music theory, with a base knowledge of major and minor chords and their corresponding keys. In this pack, William Roberts will show you some of the most common alternate and open tunings. These tunings will give you the ability to do things that are not physically possible with a guitar that’s in standard tuning. We’ll run through the number system with the open tunings, explore different keys, and go through open tuning chord progressions. You’ll also learn to use pedal points and drone to create colorful explorations of different chords within a key.

20 Lessons

4k & 1080p

16 JamTracks

Tabs

Purpose

The purpose of this pack is to give you access to more chord progressions and keys by showing you common alternate tunings and open tunings.

Focus

Presented by William Roberts, we cover:
  • Learn common alternate and open guitar tunings.
  • Get introduced to Open E, Open D and Drop C tunings.
  • Look at standard tunings, tuned to normal resolved major chords.
  • Explore open sus chords that have a more ambiguous qualitys.
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