Learn the fundamentals of Guitar online and methods to learning how to play the guitar in 4 weeks.
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Diploma in Guitar
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MODULE 1 COURSE HIGHLIGHTS
512,056 Successful Graduates
32 Interactive Lessons
16 Weeks Long
32 hours +
Have you always wanted to play the guitar? Well if you have, this is the course to get you started. Anyone can play, you just need to start. Whether it’s your first step along this journey or you’re further down the road, this course is the most efficient way to learn and improve. Our focus is on practical lessons that will get your fingers moving. Attending these 2 lessons per week will be more than enough practice to get you playing your favourite songs in no time, so register today to get started.
Pathway to EQF Diploma
1. Your Adventure Begins
We kick-start the course by making a lot of noise and by the end of the lesson you will turn that noise into music. We will look at the different styles of music and learn how to speak the language of guitar. You will quickly master the basic guitar techniques and play many popular songs immediately.
2. Tricks of the Trade
In lesson 2, you will develop strength, speed, dexterity, and coordination by learning tricks to getting your fingers and hands playing in tandem as quickly as possible. You will apply our newfound abilities by learning more riffs and licks.
3. Melody Maker
One of the primary roles for the guitar is playing lead. You will learn how to identify melodies. You will then learn how to play melodies of popular songs while incorporating the techniques we have developed.
4. Magic Melodies
In lesson 4, you will continue your melodic discovery. Learning these basics will prepare you for the next phase, and by this stage you will be impressing your family and friends with all that you have learned so far.
5. Feel the Rhythm
The other primary role for the guitar is playing rhythm. Here you will learn how to count in music and how this relates to the guitar. You will then start adding chords to your chord portfolio and learn necessary strumming patterns.
6. Strumming with Style
There’s a massive difference between simply strumming the guitar and feeling the music. In lesson 6, you will delve deeper and learn many new chords. You will develop and improve your strumming technique quickly as well as learn new songs.
7. Chords, Glorious Chords
You will learn how to master complex chords easily, including bar chords. You will now be using all of the chords and notes that you’ve learned so far and as always, you will leave this lesson being able to play more great songs.
8. The Secret at the Crossroads
What if we told you that, all you needed was one chord progression to play 1000s of songs? Would you believe us? Attend this lesson to uncover the secret on how to play them all. The mystery of the crossroads will also be revealed.
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