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Free Guitar Lessons Guide

If you are looking for free guitar lessons you’ve come to the right place. Below you will find a quick list of our individual lessons organized by topic or by series. If you are a new to the guitar you’ll want to start with our beginner guitar lessons.

If you already have the basics down you can try our lessons on rhythm guitar or lead guitar. You may also want to browse our blues guitar lessons or some of our other guitar lessons for beginners. And if you want to play along to music you can try our free guitar jam tracks.

If you’re serious about fast-tracking your progress check out the Academy. It’s a step-by-step approach that makes it easy to unlock your full potential on the guitar. Plus, it includes a huge library of jam-tracks that you can use to develop practical experience.

Whether you are brand new to playing the guitar or just want to brush up on the basics this is the place to start. The lessons in this series apply to playing acoustic or electric guitar.

  1. Learn How To Play Guitar
  2. How To Hold The Guitar
  3. Fingers, Frets, And Strings
  4. The Parts Of The Guitar
  5. The Guitar String Names
  6. How To Tune Your Guitar
  7. How To Strum The Guitar
  8. Your First Guitar Chords
  9. Two More Guitar Chords
  10. Playing Your First Song
  11. Musical Strumming Tips
  12. Where To Go From Here

These lessons are ideal for guitarists interested in playing popular songs, jamming with friends, or performing live with a band. You'll learn essential tips for playing rhythm guitar.

  1. How To Play Rhythm Guitar
  2. How To Play Power Chords
  3. How To Use Power Chords
  4. How To Play Bar Chords
  5. Major Bar Chord Shapes
  6. Minor Bar Chord Shapes
  7. Common Chord Progressions
  8. How To Play Open Chords
  9. Essential Strumming Patterns
  10. Developing Timing And Feel
  11. Dynamic Strumming Tips
  12. Next Steps For Rhythm Guitar

If you are interested in playing lead guitar or performing guitar solos these lessons are perfect. They cover important tips and techniques to help you start expressing your creativity.

  1. How To Play Lead Guitar
  2. Basic Picking Technique
  3. The Major Guitar Scale
  4. The Major Pentatonic Scale
  5. The Minor Pentatonic Scale
  6. How To Bend Guitar Strings
  7. Learn How To Use Vibrato
  8. Hammer-Ons & Pull-Offs
  9. How To Play A Guitar Solo
  10. Playing Your First Solo
  11. Major Pentatonic Shapes
  12. Next Steps For Lead Guitar

If you are looking for some of our older lessons you can find them in the guitar lesson archive. You may also be interested browsing our guitar lessons on YouTube. There you can learn how to play guitar with all of our most popular beginner guitar lessons, rhythm guitar lessons, lead guitar lessons, and blues guitar lessons. There is something for guitar students of all skill levels.