Guitar Parts, Fingers, Frets and Strings
Learn the name to the parts of a typical 6 string acoustic guitar as well as the numbering conventions used for the fingers, frets and strin...
Holding the Guitar - Body Position
It’s important to be comfortable when playing guitar. This lesson looks at the typical body positions when holding the six string acoustic g...
Holding the Guitar - Hand Positions
This lesson looks at the right and left hand positions when holding the guitar.
Guitar Exercise - Thumb Picking
This finger picking exercise for the right hand thumb also reinforces the pitches of the strings and introduces the 12 Bar Blues progression...
Tuning The Guitar
Tuning the guitar is easy but absolutely necessary. In this lesson, I’ll show you a number of different ways to get it in tune.
This video series is all about getting familiar with the acoustic guitar.
Learn the names of the parts of the guitar and the notes of the strings, how to be comfortable holding the guitar, how to position your hands, how to tune the guitar, plus exercises to get started and reinforce what you’ve learned.
There is a lesson covering naming the notes of the Chromatic Scale in the first four frets and a set of lessons on guitar maintenance that includes re-stringing your guitar.