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.
Most Popular Lessons
- How To Really Learn The Major Scale
- Guitar Fretboard Notes: All You Need to Know
- The Best Alternate Picking Exercises
- Conquer Fretboard Freedom With Triads
- Understanding Modes: Parallel vs Relative Approach
- How To Improve Speed On Guitar
- Chord Progressions You Must Know
- How to Practice Guitar: Tips and Tricks
- How To Start With Sweep Picking
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 | The Complete Guide
- The Major Scale: A Step-by-Step Approach To Play The Major Scale Along All The Neck
- How To Learn Lead Guitar For Beginners
- How To Play Twin Guitars Solo
- Learn Guitar Modes: Parallel and Relative Approach
- How To Solo Over a 12-Bar Blues
- Two Notes Per String Scale Patterns
- Guitar strings bending
- Shifting Pentatonics: Create New Sound With Patterns You Already Know
- Exotic Guitar Scales | Add some spice to your guitar sound
- Augmented Scale for Guitar
- The Whole Tone Scale On Guitar
- The Mixolydian Scale: Hear the Power of the b7
- Guitar Scales Exercises: Left and Right Hand Synchronization
- The E Minor Pentatonic Scale | Open Position
- Easy Trick to Expand The Pentatonic Scale Box
- 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 Arpeggios
- Sweep Picking on Guitar
- How To Play Legato
- String Skipping: Play Wide Intervals
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!
- Guitar Notes | How To Learn The Fretboard
- Guitar Music Theory | How Chords Are Constructed
- Fretboad Intervals Complete Diagrams
- Understanding Enharmonics: same sound, different names
- Guitar Triads | Structure, shapes, how to extend them
- How the guitar CAGED system works
- Improve your fretboard knowledge with one simple exercise
- Using the 3D to understand the fretboard better
- Fretboard Navigation Tricks
- 10 Alternate Tunings You Should Try
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.
- Guitar Chords | The Ultimate Encyclopedia
- How to read chords diagrams
- How to play easy open chords
- Chords Transition Tips
- 8 guitar chords for beginners
- Dominant guitar chords
- Suspended Chords: sus2, sus4 and 7sus4
- Sixth Chords on Guitar
- How to Play Seventh Chords On Guitar
- Ninth Chords on Guitar
- How To Play Shell Chords on Guitar
- 7 Tips to Play Bar Chords Easily
- Diminished Guitar Chords | Diminished Triads, Half-Diminished, Dim7th
- Guitar Strumming Pattterns
- How To Transpose Guitar Chords
- Guitar Chord Formulas
- Chord Substitution for guitar players
- Chord Scales | How To Build Chords from Scales
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 Improve Speed on Guitar
- How To Plan a Guitar Practice Routine
- How to practice guitar | Guitar practice tips
- Guitar practice and natural talent
- Is your mind that drives your hands, or the opposite?
- What I have learned at the Steve Vai Masterclass
- How to use a metronome with guitar
- Greatest AHA moments
- How to read music for guitar | Chords, Scales, Staff, Strumming
- Ear Training to Improve Your Musicianship
- 4+1 tips for learning how to sing while playing guitar
- Stage fright | How to overcome it
- How long does it take to learn guitar?
- Paul Gilberts tells you why you should learn guitar
Structured Courses Reviews
Many students are making great progress with online lessons: we have created guides and reviews to help you find the lessons system that better fits with you.
Imagine what a great guitarist you could be in one year with a professional guitar course that takes you step-by-step from A to Z.
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.
Guitar Life: 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. You'll also find advice on the life as a musician.
- How To Write Songs On Guitar
- How To Make Money as a Musician
- What A Navy Seal Can Teach You About Learning Guitar
- 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