Finger exercises, the ‘right’ ways to grasp a guitar neck, and other basic techniques new players shouldn’t gloss over.
By understanding the patterns behind this common chord progression, you can play them in other keys, or create your very own ones.
An introduction to major 7th, minor 7th and dominant chords, and how to deploy them while you play.
The formulas behind major and minor chords, and how to use CAGED to play them.
An introduction to chord formulas and how to form power chords, major chords, and minor chords.
An introduction to sharps and flats, keys, and dealing with key changes.
An introduction to intervals, major and minor scales, and box shapes.
Once you understand how patterns on the fretboard work, you can use them as shortcuts to find other notes and new ways to play your favorite riffs.
Learning how to identify the notes on a guitar is like having a map of a city you’re visiting—you shouldn’t do without one.
Once you pick up the shapes of the famous five—C, A, G, E and D—you’ll be able to play almost any chord.