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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 Dan D

Mar 31, 2016

Great music theory!

By Jon M

Oct 29, 2015

Great introduction!

By Deleted A

Sep 4, 2015

Nicely Introduced..

By Jeremiah P

Aug 12, 2019

Thad's a cool cat.

By Ricardo M

May 24, 2019

Excelente profesor

By Eliandy R

Sep 2, 2016

It's very helpful!

By Emilio T

Apr 30, 2016

I love this course

By Jose E H

Mar 20, 2016

Really good course

By Aliexo f

Feb 14, 2016

I love this course

By Cooper

Dec 2, 2015

Very good corse!!!

By Bryan C

Oct 14, 2015

i love this course

By 黄鑫润

Oct 10, 2015

i love this course

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By Dean P

Jun 15, 2020

Great and fun. :)

By Liwei Z

Sep 5, 2019

Very good course!

By José R d O S F

Jan 31, 2017

Very good course!

By nestor j h g

Sep 25, 2015

Muuuy muuy buenoo

By Raphael S

Sep 17, 2015

Very good course!

By Jhon Á S R

Jan 26, 2021

Excellent course

By francisco g

May 2, 2018

Excellent class.

By Saurabh P

Feb 12, 2017

Super coaching!!

By Bob L

Jul 29, 2016

Wonderful class.

By Moira I T A

Jan 19, 2016

Excelente curso.

By Yorvin A L W

Nov 21, 2015

Excelent course!

By Iwan S

Sep 22, 2015

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