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Diploma in guitar basics

  • Your Adventure Begins

    Te kick-start the course by making a lot of noise and by the end of the lesson you will turn that noise into music. We will look at the different styles of music and learn how to speak the language of guitar. You will quickly master the basic guitar techniques and play many popular songs immediately.

  • Tricks of the Trade

    In lesson 2, you will develop strength, speed, dexterity, and coordination by learning tricks to getting your fingers and hands playing in tandem as quickly as possible. You will apply our newfound abilities by learning more riffs and licks.

  • Melody Maker

    One of the primary roles for the guitar is playing lead. You will learn how to identify melodies. You will then learn how to play melodies of popular songs while incorporating the techniques we have developed.

  • Magic Melodies

    In lesson 4, you will continue your melodic discovery. Learning these basics will prepare you for the next phase, and by this stage you will be impressing your family and friends with all that you have learned so far.

  • Feel the Rhythm

    The other primary role for the guitar is playing rhythm. Here you will learn how to count in music and how this relates to the guitar. You will then start adding chords to your chord portfolio and learn necessary strumming patterns.

  • Strumming with Style

    There’s a massive difference between simply strumming the guitar and feeling the music. In lesson 6, you will delve deeper and learn many new chords. You will develop and improve your strumming technique quickly as well as learn new songs.

  • Chords, Glorious Chords

    You will learn how to master complex chords easily, including bar chords. You will now be using all of the chords and notes that you’ve learned so far and as always, you will leave this lesson being able to play more great songs.

  • The Secret at the Crossroads

    What if we told you that, all you needed was one chord progression to play 1000s of songs? Would you believe us? Attend this lesson to uncover the secret on how to play them all. The mystery of the crossroads will also be revealed.

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