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Guitar Crash Course

Get to know your guitar. Play some songs. Learn some chords. Lessons are in three sections...

Week 1 - Ready, Set, Go

Parts of the guitar, posture, hand positions, your first song!

Week 2 - Frets and Notes

How frets work, your first scale!

Week 3 - Picking the Strings

How frets work, how to press on the strings, more songs and scales

Week 4 - Picking the Strings

Learn how your picking hand works, play simple melodies

Week 5 - Tuning Your Guitar

How and why the guitar is tuned this way, practice songs

Week 6 - Your First Guitar Chords

Playing chords in the key of C.

Week 7 - Expanding on Chords for C

Strumming chords along with simple songs in the key of C.

Week 8 - Chords for the key of G

Strumming chords along with simple songs in the key of G

Week 9 - How Chords Work

Introducing the I-IV-V chord thing. Playing along with more songs

Week 10 - Minor Chords

We introduce some simple minor chords and songs using them.