Phase 1 Acoustic Lessons with Steve Eulberg is a great place to begin your journey as a guitarist. With over 30 years of playing experience, Steve appreciates the importance of beginning your guitar training the correct way - no bad habits! These lessons are not just for acoustic players. Electric guitarists will receive the same benefits from this lesson series.
Complete course with step-by-step lessons and practice examples.
Course filmed with 6 cameras for the perfect angles.
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This is our most popular series on the site! It's a great way to get you started with guitar. Start with lesson 1 and follow the lessons sequentially until you have reached the end of the series. Make sure that you thoroughly understand all concepts, tools, and playing examples that Steve demonstrates in Phase 1 before you proceed to any Phase 2 series.Begin the Course
You will learn the parts of the guitar and how they function. Steve also discusses the importance of technique.
Three simple chords will literally enable you to play millions of songs. In this lesson, you will learn the primary chords for the key of G.
Now that Steve has taught some chords, he will go over the proper methods of strumming and right hand technique.
This lesson is all about the various aspects of chords.
Steve explains how basic triads are formed in this lesson. He also explains the relationship between scales and chords.
Steve Eulberg introduces you to the wonderful world of fingerpicking.
Steve starts to weave the strings of the past lessons together.
This episode delves further in the realm of chords, scales, keys and the relationships between them. You will also learn some new chords.
This lesson covers power chords and barre chords. You will learn how these chords are formed and how to apply them.
Steve explains how basic tools such as the metronome, capo, and picks aid your guitar playing. Enjoy!
This lesson gets you into the basics of playing melodies on the guitar. Playing melodies and solos is often referred to as "lead guitar."
Steve demonstrates some great stretches for the hands, wrists and upper arms.
Steve discusses the difference between the steel string acoustic, classical, and 12 string guitars.
This lesson is all about changing guitar strings. This process can be very frustrating, but it doesn't have to be. Learn some great tips from Steve.
Steve Eulberg delves into the wonderful world of rhythm and time signatures.
Steve Eulberg introduces the Circle of Fifths. He demonstrates a song that features a Circle of Fifths progression.
In this lesson Steve attempts to clear up some confusion with previous lessons. He will talk about reading tablature, note names, chord names and more.
Steve Eulberg does a quick review of this lesson series and talks about moving on.
Steve answers the popular question, "When should I move on to the next lesson?" by sharing his personal goals and some important advice.
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Clear explanations and funny exercises.Thank you!
... and I like the teacher, who is easy to understand.
A great intro to Barre chords, and like Steve's approach and organization! - Also just what I needed
Very informative! And, my fingers are raw. :-)
all of th above
All of the above.
Interesting. Covered a lot of information. Good practice.
All the above!
All three options applied to me. Stoked that I am finally learning to play!
AT LAST SOMETHING THAT WORKES FOR ME TOI UNDERSTANT cords 1.4.5. i got it ..this feels like the start.i wanted all great. steve eulberg
Awesome job you were not intimidating at all!
Back to basics, but even those can be useful refresher courses. Steve does a great job explaining things in a way that anyone can understand.
Brilliant, Loved it . Actually started with another tutor (no blame), but moved back here this is what actually an absolute beginner need
Clearly easy to follow, great teacher, nice attitude for newbie. :-)
deep but very helpful, thanks!
Different views help
Do you have an e-Book for this lessons?
easy to understand
easy to understand and what i needed as well.
nice clear explanations and student-friendly instructor excellent
Excellent in all the above
The whiteboard helps a lot.
From the 15 video onward the edition is better. The side by side video with a part showing the teacher and the other showing the whiteboard or the fret board is a welcome change.
good and simply explained rhythm. Being a banjo player, I've been stuck on a bum dity for a long time...this helped me!
Good clear advice.
Good starting lesson. Teacher seems friendly and knowledgable.
Great ! Many Thanks.... Jason
Great beginners class... learned a few chords and some exercises. So far i like the teacheR he seems to have a good handle on teaching beginners. One suggestion is that its not always easy to see the finger placement as being show as the hand o
Great beginning lesson... I hope the membership isn't too expensive, this seems to be what I've been looking for
Great foundational instructions. Thanks!
I have purchased countless guitar lessons with several other instructors as guitar teachers. I now wish I had started with Jam Play long ago. Thanks. Mike
Great lesson - a challenge that is achievable.
Great lessons so far. My fingers hurt.
Great technique info
Having a good time and learning to play, Repetition is difficult and changing chords while continuing to strum is not pleasant to the ears.But it is still fun. I'm sure practice will solve this issue.
he is awesome!!!!!!!!!
I always wondered if its OK to use no pick or nail on thumb, and it looks like he doesnt do that. Ill be sticking with him.
I am a newbie. I'm quite pleased with the instructor and look forward to learning to play the guitar. Thanks so much for this cool site.