The Basics

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The Basics

Beginner Level

The primer

Even Jimi Hendrix had to begin somewhere, and for all you budding first-time guitarists, our basics course will get you off to a perfect start! We quickly take you through how to hold the guitar and plectrum, essential gear you need to get started, the string names and a few other important bits and pieces. It shouldn't take long to digest, and you'll soon be ready to move on to the beginners courses!

Playing Fundamentals

Let's start at the very beginning by discussing how to hold a guitar, how to hold a pick/plectrum and the names of the strings. If you've never even touched a guitar before, then this is the perfect place to start!

Must Have Gear!

This mini-course is all about getting you equipped in order to learn properly. This doesn't mean breaking the bank with loads of expensive gear, just a simple checklist to ensure your guitar sounds good, is easy to play and stays in tune!