Begin your free musical Journey with the guitar. Acoustic or Electric, Rock or pop it doesn't matter these guitar courses are for you! These Lessons will work on getting the basic chord shapes down, work out common errors and bad habits students often get into. Once the basics are down we will cover your first song. If these are you first lessons don't worry, I give you as much detail as possible to help and if your still stuck head to the forums which I and the great active members of this site check often!
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Guitar Level 1 Exam Warning make sure you have followed all the parts so you can answer these questions confidently
Discover what the series is about and what you will learn in the series for the level 1 beginner guitar course
Part 4: The A Major Chord
Part 5: Ultimate Guide to Changing Chords
Part 6: Ultimate Guide to Changing Chords 2
Part 7: Developing Your Groove
Part 1: Fretting A Note
Part 2: Your First Chord
Part 8: Cold Play Yellow
Part 9: Perfect Practice
Part 10: Re Cap
Part 3: The E Major Chord
So we start off slowly with learning how to Fret a note on your guitar. This guitar lesson will get you fretting your notes cleanly and accurately and looking at many of the common mistakes that might creep into your playing. I'll also give you some exercises to try!
In this guitar lesson we start with a D major chord. We look at how to play open position chords, what they are and how you should go about learning them so that you can play them as cleanly and accurately as possible!
In this guitar lesson we get to work on your second open position chord for beginners. E major working a finger at a time. Lots of tips, tricks and advise for all the common problems i have seen develop at this stage
In this guitar lesson we get to work on your second open position chord for beginners. A major chord, working a finger at a time. Lots of tips, tricks and advise for all the common problems I have seen develop at this stage
Changing chords is the number 1 reason people stop playing guitar in the early stages. But with some good advice it doesn't need to be so difficult In this guitar lesson we get to work changing between your open position chords. We also look at ways to keep things interesting with some exercises!
Chord Changes continued. In this guitar lesson we look at some more ways we can approach changing chords so that you can get smooth and fluid with them moves! 60 second changes, Jedi Changes and a few more to keep things interesting!
In this guitar lesson we look at rhythm and how we can develop a groove ill also slip in some theory. Its often overlooked. Music is made up of notes and rhythm, skipping over this skips over half of what music is! Here are some tips for developing your own grooooooove, Oh Yeh!
Time to learn a song. This one uses all your open position chords and will get you used to playing music.! Its a great one for developing everything you have learnt so far! More beginner songs can be found in the Rex Song Book on this site.
Practicing is vital to improve, it shouldn't be a chore, it should be fun! Pick up that guitar and practice. In this lesson I give you my 5 top tips for getting the most out of your practice time. Develop those fingers and your almost ready for level 2!
Round up of Level 1. We review all material covered so far so you can take the self study exam