Learn essential guitar concepts in step-by-step, guided series of lessons! Dive into any course below to view the individual lessons teaching that subject.
Practical Music Theory
A general overview of must-know theory concepts. The goal here is practical, easy-to-understand explanations — all of which provide clarity to your everyday guitar playing.
1 hour 6 mins
Beginner Chord Guide
A guide to the must-know chords you'll need when getting started with guitar! The quickest way to learn major chords, minor chords, common 7th chords, the chords in each key, and more.
2 hours 18 mins
- How to Think About Chords 4:37
- Which Chords Should You Learn First? 3:21
- Tips for Practicing Chord Changes 9:09
- How to Play the C Major Chord 11:49
- How to Play the G Major Chord 13:36
- How to Play the D Major Chord 8:24
- How to Play the A Major Chord 8:55
- How to Play the E Major Chord 7:18
- How to Play the D Minor Chord 4:38
- How to Play the A Minor Chord 5:55
- How to Play the E Minor Chord 5:29
- Barre Chord Alternatives for F Major 11:20
- Barre Chord Alternatives for B Major 12:35
- Barre Chord Alternatives for B Minor 8:45
- Barre Chord Alternatives for F# Minor 7:21
- Chords in the Key of C 3:08
- Chords in the Key of G 3:40
- Chords in the Key of D 2:52
- Chords in the Key of A 2:00
- Chords in the Key of E 3:31
Walk-Ups and Walk-Downs
A very common trope in rock, country, and folk music involves walking bass lines that "connect" one chord to another. I've used this in many of my song lessons, and I'm happy to share this list of related lessons if you'd like to brush up on this technique.
Travis Picking Fingerstyle
Learn how to play fingerstyle guitar using this technique made famous by Merle Travis. Characterized by its use of alternating bass notes played with the right thumb, it's very commonly used in the folk and country guitar genres.
More Courses Coming Soon!
I have plenty more courses coming soon! If there's a certain topic you'd like to see prioritized, let me know. Topics I'm planning to cover soon:
- Travis Picking Basics
- Learning Barre Chords
- Essential Strumming & Rhythm
- Getting Started with Guitar
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