How to play the guitar

Lessons

How to hold the guitar

Complexity: Easy

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

Complexity: Easy

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

Parts of the guitar

Complexity: Easy

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

How to use an electronic tuner

Complexity: Standard

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