How to play the guitar


How to hold the guitar

Learn the correct way to hold your new guitar, and how to adjust the guitar’s position to best play different styles of strumming, finger picking or other guitar playing techniques.

Using the Fretboard

What is a fretboard and, for that matter, just what are these “frets” anyways? This lesson explains these in detail.

Parts of the guitar

What are the parts that make up a guitar and how do they all work?

How to use an electronic tuner

Get your guitar in tune using an electronic tuner… you don’t need to have perfect pitch to tune your guitar perfectly.

Right hand guitar technique

From strumming and plucking through to sliding and finger-picking, we’ll cover it all.

Left hand guitar technique

Learn how to play a melody and construct chords.

G and D major guitar chords

How to play the G and D major chords.

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