Knowledge Base: Guitar Guides & Tutorials 🎸

There are hundreds of free guitar guides and tutorials on our site. On the page below you’ll find links to our most popular stuff.

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If you’re a total beginner who wants a simple program to follow, check this out: How To Learn Guitar: An 11-Step Program For Beginners.

To see everything that’s here on our free website (hundreds of free lessons), check out the guitar lessons index.

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Chord guides & tutorials

Chords are the foundation of guitar playing. Here’s our most popular chord guides:

Beginner-level: Read our guide 14 Easy Chords For Beginners to master the basics quickly.

Beginner-level: Check out the easy chords section of the site to learn easy ways to play every chord.

Intermediate-level: Read our guide How To Play Barre Chords.

Advanced-level: Read our free guide: How To Understand The CAGED System.

Rhythm & Strumming guides & tutorials

Bring your chords to life by reading our free guide: How To Strum A Guitar Correctly

Lead Guitar guides & tutorials

If you want to turbocharge your fretboard skills look no further.

One of the most popular guides on the site is How To Play Lead Guitar.

Get up to speed with guitar scales quickly with our free guide: Learn Guitar Scales In 8 Easy Steps.

Theory guides & tutorials

Understanding (even just a little) music theory is the most empowering thing a guitarist can do.

If you’re an intermediate guitarist and want to get started with theory check out our free guide: Music Theory For Guitarists

Want to upgrade as a guitarist today? Read our free guide: Guitar Keys: An Essential Guide

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