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About the Course

Grasp the essentials needed to begin playing acoustic or electric guitar. You'll learn an easy approach to get you playing quickly, through a combination of exploring the instrument, performance technique, and basic music theory. For students who have long thought about picking up the acoustic or electric guitar, this course will provide an easy-access foundation that will get you playing. When first learning guitar, it is important to have the material presented in stages, in an enjoyable way that allows you to grasp the basics of the instrument and music. The course begins simply with the parts of the guitar, the names of the strings, tuning, and technique—whether finger-style or pick. It then explores the basics of music theory with such topics as scales, triads, power chords, and fingering and shapes. At the end of this course, students will understand the structure, parts, and accessories of the instrument, in addition to an understanding of its basic maintenance. Electric guitar players will learn the operation of their instrument along with basic options for amplification, effect pedals, and sounds. Students will also learn to develop correct technique and apply theory concepts to their playing. They will have the foundational knowledge necessary to pursue most intermediate guitar courses....

Top reviews


Sep 11, 2020

If you want to learn guitar no matter which guitar you want to learn acoustic or electric if you are a beginner then quickly join this course it will really help you to upgrade your skills in guitar.


Apr 4, 2020

This course was a brilliant experience. My special thanks to Thadeus Hoggart for his patient and well organized course. Highly recommended for all those who are planning to start playing the Guitar.

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By Gerakaris D S

Jul 11, 2018

Amazing course. Congratulations!!

By Nitish C M

Aug 21, 2015

very good understanding of guitar

By Rama J

May 19, 2020

perfect course to start a guitar

By Rodrigo A

May 7, 2018

Nice for completly beginners : )

By Hervin F

Oct 29, 2017

very very good course I loved it

By jiangtao

Dec 20, 2015


By Zeyu C

Sep 1, 2015

A procrastinator gets his power.

By Komal G

Sep 20, 2020

a fun and easy-to-learn course!

By Echedey L

Jan 24, 2016

Finally... I'm learning guitar!

By Johnny N

Dec 14, 2015

Awesome intro to guitar playing

By Alejandro

Apr 3, 2020

Great teacher and great course

By Matija O

Mar 12, 2019

Easy, useful and professional!


Jan 8, 2019

this is my favorite teacher...

By Tusha F

May 9, 2018

Deserves every star. Excellent


Jun 7, 2020

AMAZING is an understatement.

By Jay N P

May 31, 2020

a great course for beginners.

By sango n

Nov 22, 2015

the best course so far for me

By Atharva B

Apr 2, 2019

Thaddeus is a damn cool guy!

By Laila R

Mar 22, 2021

It was great! Thank you :))

By Ryan S

Oct 23, 2020

great intro to music theory


Jul 27, 2020

Great content for beginners

By Atrandom

Aug 23, 2017


By Juan B

Oct 2, 2016

I want to learn everything!

By Vitalii R

Sep 15, 2016

Very useful and interesting

By Arka G

Aug 17, 2020

Excellent beginner course!