Exercises and Fretboard Navigation

CAGED Guitar Arpeggios

Learn How To Play CAGED Arpeggios On The Guitar! If you know the layout of the CAGED sequence and your basic major arpeggio shapes then this will be an exciting lesson for you. If you don’t know the CAGED sequence you can check it out in the lesson The CAGED Guitar Sequence. The basic idea…   Read More » 

Right Hand Picking Exercise

Pricatice Your Picking With This Right Hand Picking Exercise! In guitar lesson you will be learning two variations of an exercise that uses an A major pentatonic scale to help you work on your inside and outside of the string picking. Check out the A major pentatonic scale diagram. You should be pretty familiar with…   Read More » 

Right Hand Guitar Exercise

Learn How To Play This Right Hand Guitar Exercise! In this guitar lesson we are going to learn an exercise that will help you develop your alternate picking skills. Learning how to change from one string to another is one of the things that most guitar players struggle with when they are learning how to…   Read More » 

Left Hand Guitar Exercise

Use This Exercise To Work Your Left Hand On The Guitar! In this guitar lesson we will be learning a pentatonic exercise that will help you develop strength and dexterity in your left hand. In order to play this exercise you should probably know all five pentatonic scale shapes. It is not absolutely necessary that…   Read More » 

String Pair Pentatonic Exercise

Learn How To Play String Pair Pentatonic Exercise! This guitar lesson will cover using string pairs to go up and down the fretboard with the five pentatonic scale shapes. Using string pairs to go through scale shapes is a great way to start playing up and down the fretboard instead of just staying in one…   Read More » 

Strings Of The Guitar

Learn The Notes Of The Strings On The Guitar! In this lesson we are going to be learning about the names of the open strings on the guitar. First, we will present the names of the strings on the guitar, and then we will give you an acronym for them so that they will be…   Read More » 

Numbering Your Fretboard

Learn How To Number Your Fretboard On Guitar! In this guitar lesson we are going to learn about the numbers of the frets on the guitar. This may seem like a simple topic, but if you are a beginner it is pretty important. If you can quickly understand where to put your fingers during a…   Read More » 

Understanding Octave Centers

Learn How To Play And Use Octave Centers On The Guitar! This guitar lesson is all about octave centers on the guitar. If you have never heard of octave centers before, it is basically a term used to describe the layout of all of the locations and octaves of one particular note on the fretboard….   Read More » 

CAGED Guitar Sequence

Learn How To Play The CAGED Guitar Sequence! In this guitar lesson I am going to share a concept with you that I was very excited about when I first learned it. It is called the CAGED chord sequence. The CAGED sequence is simply a sequence of chords that goes all the way up the…   Read More » 

CAGED Minor Guitar Chords

Learn To Play Minor Guitar Chords Using The CAGED Sequence! Welcome to this lesson. We are going to take what we learned in the lesson about the CAGED chord sequence and apply it to minor chords instead of major ones. The CAGED sequence can be applied to minor chords just like you applied it to…   Read More » 

CAGED Major Scale Sequence

Learn To Play The CAGED Major Scale Sequence On Guitar! In this guitar lesson we are going to take a look at how to apply the major scale to the CAGED sequence. If you don’t know what the CAGED sequence is you should go check out the lesson The CAGED Guitar Sequence. We will be…   Read More »