Brad Henecke starts you on your journey into the world of the electric guitar with this beginner oriented 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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Brad starts with the basics including choosing a guitar, tuning and stretches. He will then move on and give you a proven, step-by-step method to learn the guitar.Begin the Course
Brad Henecke gives some thoughts on buying a guitar and related accessories. A perfect lesson for an absolute beginner!
In this lesson, Brad Henecke covers the important topic of hand stretches. Failure to stretch and warm up can lead to injuries including tendonitis and carpal tunnel syndrome.
Brad Henecke talks about different kinds of guitar tuners, including his personal favorites - the clip-on tuner and floor tuner.
Brad demonstrates how to use a tuning fork and the famous fifth fret tuning method.
Brad Henecke explains how to properly hold the pick. He also provides several single string picking exercises.
In this lesson, Brad talks about the language of music and introduces the chromatic scale.
In this lesson, Brad Henecke introduces the concept of playing chords. He teaches the A, D, and E chords.
Now that you have a few chords under your belt, Brad Henecke discusses some relatively easy strumming patterns.
In this lesson, Brad introduces the C major and G major chords. Every guitarist must posses this potent knowledge!
Brad introduces the A minor chord and teaches a chord progression to go along with it.
Brad Henecke introduces the D minor chord and several chord progressions.
Brad Henecke introduces the E minor chord and teaches several chord progressions that use it.
Brad Henecke introduces the A7 chord and teaches three chord progressions that can be used for practice.
In this lesson Brad Henecke teaches the D7 chord and several useful chord progressions.
Brad Henecke teaches the E7 chord and teaches several exciting examples to be used as practice.
Brad Henecke teaches the G7 chord as well as several useful chord progressions.
Brad Henecke teaches the B7 chord and several useful chord progressions.
Brad Henecke introduces the C7 chord as well as several useful chord progressions.
Brad Henecke introduces one of the more difficult beginner chords, F major. He shows how this chord is played and teaches a few chord progressions.
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Great, I have been taking private lessons for a month now and my instructor has yet to show me the chromatic scale or any basic chords. I'm really starting to wonder what I have been paying for.
Good stuff Brad!
Having trouble with F cord seeing him how he did it, i will try it his way now. Slight slant to the #1 finger
HIs A cord shape makes it much easier to change from the three cords, Great Job!
never even thought about this great advice
Simple chord progressions using different rhythms but keeping the patterns consistent was very helpful.
Very overlooked area or guitar! First lesson I ever watched on Jamplay and glad I did.