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5. Changing Chords

5. Changing Chords Hopefully by now you're at the stage where you can strum at least a couple of chords. Now here is the frustrating thing about learning guitar. Or any instrument for that matter! Just when you think you are getting somewhere, along comes the next thing you need to ...

4. Chords

4. Chords Ok. We've gone through some really basic stuff now. If I'm being honest, which I am, you don't really need those first 3 sections to get playing. What you really need are some chords! I'm not even going to bore you with a 'text book' definition of what Chords are. ...

3. Knowing your Fretboard

3. Knowing your Fretboard By now you should have become familiar with the String names. You can now start to learn where the notes occur along the fretboard. This isn't essential for learning how to play guitar. It is however good practise and you should just do it! The musical 'alphabet' ...

2. Anatomy of The Guitar

2. Anatomy of The Guitar Another very simple subject. What all the parts on the guitar are called. You don't need to sit and memorise these like we used to do with times tables. It's just useful to have sitting around for reference. There's an Electric and an Acoustic version. Download Electric ...

1. The Guitar Strings

1. The Guitar Strings About as basic as it gets this one. Each String is tuned to a note. That note becomes the 'name' of the string. The thickest string is called The Bottom E String or 6th String. We then go through A String - 5th String, D String - ...

IMPORTANT: Temporary Hiatus

Since moving to Garforth in 2012 I have been privileged to teach many students. From children as young as 4 through to mature students in their 70's. It has been an absolute pleasure to watch students progress! From February 2019, due to unforeseen circumstances, my wife Claire and I are relocating ...