Free Beginner Guitar Lessons

These free beginner guitar lessons are designed to help you understand how to start learning the guitar in an easy to follow and systematic fashion.

Simply choose a category below and start with the very first lesson in that category. As you progress down through the lessons in that category the lessons will get progressively more difficult.

When you are first starting to learn the guitar it can be a very frustrating yet exciting time.

The reason in can be frustrating is that if you have just started out you may be practicing quite a bit but still don't have the ability to play a basic song. This is true for every player so don't think it is just you. There are a few things you need to be able to do on the guitar before being able to put them together to pay a simple tune. But you will be rewarded immensely in the end. TRUST ME!

I also think the first few months of playing can be very exciting. If you consistently practice you will notice improvement literally everyday. Seeing this improvement should help keep you motivated. Later on when you have developed a lot more proficiency on the guitar your progress will become much more gradual and over longer period of time so enjoy it while it lasts!

I hope all of these free beginner guitar lessons will help get you started on your path as a guitar player. I have some nice free beginner level song lessons available on the songs lessons page that I think would be a great place for you to go after you have mastered a couple chord and rhythm lessons on this page. Here is a direct link to that page. Beginner Guitar Songs

After that the sky is the limit! Welcome to the wonderful world of the guitar!
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Free Beginner Guitar Lessons


Effective Hand Stretches For Guitarists Pt.1

Effective Hand Stretches For Guitarists Pt.2

Guitar Fundamentals

How To Tune A Guitar

Naming The Notes On The Fretboard Pt.1

Naming The Notes On The Fretboard Pt.2

How To Hold A Guitar And Pick

How To Use A Guitar Capo

How To Use A Metronome




Mastering Octaves

Basic Fingerpicking Studies

Introduction To Arpeggiated Picking

Introduction To Alternate Picking

Natural Harmonics



Changing Chords

Palm Muting

Proper Muting Technique While Soloing

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Open Position Chords Pt.1 A & D Major

Open Position Chords Pt.2 E Major, A & E Minor

Open Position Chords Pt.3 D Minor, C & G Major

Basic Guitar Chord Embellishments

Basic Open Position Seventh Chords

Power Chords

Barre Chords Pt.1

Barre Chords Pt.2


Right Hand Rhythm Pt.1

Right Hand Rhythm Pt.2

Right Hand Rhythm Pt.3

16th Note Rhythms Pt.1

16th Note Rhythms Pt.2

12 Bar Blues Rhythms

Percussive Acoustic Guitar Rhythms

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