Learning how to play the guitar is a wonderful, fulfilling, never-ending journey. In the beginning, your fingers hurt and your hands are weak but don't worry; we've all been through this. Just practice regularly and, little by little, your skills will improve.
Here below, you find all the free tutorials that this site has to offer, divided for topics and experience level. Enjoy the lessons, download the free ebooks, and, if you'd like, please share with others and drop a comment in the section at the bottom of the page.
Finally, if you're really committed to learning the guitar, you should consider joining one of the best online guitar lessons websites listed on our guide; you'll find thousands of step-by-step video lessons that will help you improve your skills fastly.
Improve Your Guitar Scales Knowledge
In this section, you'll find all the resources you need to learn scales on guitar: major, minor, pentatonic, exotic scales, arpeggios, all of them played all along the fretboard in different configurations (4 notes box, 3 notes per string and other patterns)
- How To Play Guitar Scales
- How To Learn Lead Guitar For Beginners
- Exotic Guitar Scales | Add some spice to your guitar sound
- Augmented Scale for Guitar
- The Whole Tone Scale On Guitar
- Guitar Scales Exercises: Left and Right Hand Synchronization
- The E Minor Pentatonic Scale | Open Position
- The Neapolitan Scale and its chords
- Easy Guitar Solos for Beginners
- Greatest Guitar Riffs: Another Top Ten
- The D Major Scale for Guitar
- How To Play The E Harmonic Minor Scale
- 10 Alternate Picking Exercises
- Guitar Scales Chart (with fretboard diagrams and guitar tabs)
Learn Fretboard Notes and Navigation
The number 1 advice for those who want to transition from beginner to advanced level: learn your fretboard! With the resources in this section, you'll learn how to navigate the fretboard fluently, how to find note names, intervals, and inversion. Probably the most appreciated part of this whole site!
Master Guitar Chords
Chords are the soul of guitar playing. There exist lots of different chords shapes. Here you'll learn all those shapes and the theory needed to know how to create new chords in any fretboard area.
- 8 Guitar Chords For Beginners
- How to Play Seventh Chords On Guitar
- Electric Guitar Chords | Beginner Tutorial
- How to play barre chords easily?
- 4+1 tips for learning how to sing while playing guitar
- How To Transpose Guitar Chords
- Diminished Guitar Chords | Diminished Triads, Half-Diminished, Dim7th
- Guitar Chord Formulas
- Online Guitar Chord Chart
Learn Chords Progressions
The secrets on why some chords play well together are unveiled in this section. Learn the most used chord sequences, and how to tweak them to create new ideas and unique songs. You'll learn about secondary dominants, borrowed chords, key modulation, and a magic tool called the Circle Of Fifths, an ingenious device that embeds all the music theory you need.
How to practice the Right Way
Here you find some smart strategies that have the power to multiply the effectiveness of the hours spent in practice. The latest findings in neuroscience and how the brain learns can help guitarists too. Practice smart, not hard!
- How To Plan a Guitar Practice Routine
- How to practice guitar | Guitar practice tips
- Stage Fright | How To Overcome It
Songs to Learn For Having Fun
Don't ever forget that for a fruitful practice we must have fun. Music is energy, music is fun, and there is no better thing than play the songs we like, best with our friends. In this section, you'll find songs to play with your guitar, along with guides on specific genres and styles.
Famous Guitarists and Stories
Reading the bio and facts about our favorite guitar players is always an excellent source of inspiration. In this section, you can read about some of the masters that have taken the guitar to the next level.
- Tosin Abasi | 8 strings guitar genius
- Kaki King | The new guitar Goddess
- Life against the Odds : The Story of Jason Becker
- A lesson with John March, Ted Greene’s dedicated student
- Keith Richards Open G Tuning
- The Father of Gipsy Jazz: Django Reinhardt
- Who invented tapping on guitar? Maybe a doctor from Italy
- Angus Young's diabolical riffs