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Are you looking for a fast and fun way to learn to play guitar? Nine in ten guitar students drop out within the first year, according to Fender. Many get frustrated because they don’t feel they’re making enough progress. Others lose motivation because weekly electric guitar lessons are too long and drawn-out. You can see why so many people lose heart if learning how to play electric guitar feels more plinky-plonky than rock ‘n’ roll.

We've been listening to frustrated electric guitar players and masterminded a quick and easy way to enable you to fall back in love with playing guitar. Our Electric Guitar Fast Track video course is your step-by-step supercharged method to learn to play electric guitar quickly. Start now and see how far you’ll come within a very short while. With our experienced music teacher by your side, you’ll be blown away by how quickly and easily you learn to play electric guitar.

Requisitos

International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

Lecciones

Module 1: Introduction

  • Meet your tutor
  • Frequently asked questions
  • Sobre el curso
  • Choosing the right equipment

Module 2: Practice And Motivation

  • The importance of regular practice
  • What to expect?
  • Self-motivation, discipline and concentration
  • Listening, self-correction and performance

Module 3: Getting Ready

  • Parts of the guitar
  • The strings
  • Tuning your guitar
  • Holding the guitar
  • Picks

Module 4: Fretting, Open Chords, Strumming, And Picking

  • Fretting
  • Open chords
  • Changing chords
  • Strumming
  • Picking patterns

Module 5: Scales

  • Minor pentatonic scale
  • The Blues scale
  • The Major scale
  • The minor scale
  • One final note on scales
  • Learning the notes on the guitar
  • Backing track for practice

Module 6: Moving Forward

  • Power chords and Blues style power chords
  • Open strings and fretted notes on the same string
  • Chromatic exercises
  • Major and minor arpeggios - 1st, 2nd, and 3rd strings
  • Position shifting

Module 7: The Blues

  • Twelve-bar Blues
  • Twelve-bar Blues with chords
  • Twelve-bar Blues with riff
  • Major and minor Blues
  • Blues riffs

Module 8: Easy Licks To Wow Your Friends

  • Level one riffs
  • Level two riffs
  • Level three riffs
  • Level four riffs
  • Level five riffs

Module 9: Getting More Advanced

  • Bending
  • Slides
  • Hammer-ons and pull-offs
  • Double stop bends
  • Harmonics
  • Tapping
  • Trills
  • Hybrid picking

Module 10: Putting It Together

  • Bar chords and non-bar chords
  • Hammering and sliding
  • Bar chord songs
  • Triads
  • Creating a solo from scratch

Carrera

Who is this course for?

  • Everyone looking for a fast and easy way to learn to play electric guitar in their own time
  • Music lovers of all ages who wish they could play guitar
  • Musicians who haven’t picked up a guitar for years and want to relearn to play 
  • Anyone who wants  a budget-friendly way to learn to play guitar at a time convenient to them 
  • People who love facing challenges or looking for an amazing way to boost their confidence. Mastering chords while reading music, keeping time and listening to your music at the same time is one of the greatest challenges you can face as a guitarist

    Posibilidades de carrera

    • Be inspired to become a professional guitar player, either as a soloist, in a band or start a successful cover band
    • Become a music blogger, music journalist or reviewer
    • Learn to write your own songs and music

    Certificados

    You will be required to complete each lesson in full, and answer exams at the end of each course module. If your pass rate exceeds 55% on each exam then you will receive a certificate of completion, to recognize your achievement. You can immediately download your PDF course certificate from IOA.

    Most of our courses will earn you credits through Continuing Education (CE) / Continuing Professional Development (CPD). CE/CPD points are accepted and recognized by professional member bodies and academic institutions across the US and internationally.

    All courses are accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards (www.icoes.org). When successfully completing a course, students can choose to purchase an ICOES certificate that recognizes the achievement, from this third-party institution.

    Creator

    Simon Smith

    Simon Smith is a British guitar player, teacher, and musician. He started playing the guitar at 16 years old after hearing Iron Maiden at his friend’s house during the school summer holidays, and deciding that he needed to learn how to make those sounds!

    After years of playing and teaching with no formal qualifications, he decided in his 30’s that it was time to sit his guitar exams. Simon now holds a grade 8 certificate in guitar performance from the Registry Of Guitar Tutors. As an instructor, he has been teaching for over 20 years, and has privately taught guitar to students from 8 years old to 82 years old.

    As a musician, he has performed in multiple bands and gigged and toured extensively across the UK as well as playing in Europe. The music he has performed ranges from Heavy Metal to Pop, Funk, Jazz, Rock and Indie. He has also performed on several albums, and completed session work for record companies and studios around the world thanks to the opportunities provided by the internet.

    He has a wealth of knowledge of guitar techniques, music theory, and recording and is ready to share his knowledge with you!

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    Are you looking for a fast and fun way to learn to play guitar? Nine in ten guitar students drop out within the first year, according to Fender. Many get frustrated because they don’t feel they’re making enough progress. Others lose motivation because weekly electric guitar lessons are too long and drawn-out. You can see why so many people lose heart if learning how to play electric guitar feels more plinky-plonky than rock ‘n’ roll.

    We've been listening to frustrated electric guitar players and masterminded a quick and easy way to enable you to fall back in love with playing guitar. Our Electric Guitar Fast Track video course is your step-by-step supercharged method to learn to play electric guitar quickly. Start now and see how far you’ll come within a very short while. With our experienced music teacher by your side, you’ll be blown away by how quickly and easily you learn to play electric guitar.

    Requisitos

    International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

    Lecciones

    Module 1: Introduction

    • Meet your tutor
    • Frequently asked questions
    • Sobre el curso
    • Choosing the right equipment

    Module 2: Practice And Motivation

    • The importance of regular practice
    • What to expect?
    • Self-motivation, discipline and concentration
    • Listening, self-correction and performance

    Module 3: Getting Ready

    • Parts of the guitar
    • The strings
    • Tuning your guitar
    • Holding the guitar
    • Picks

    Module 4: Fretting, Open Chords, Strumming, And Picking

    • Fretting
    • Open chords
    • Changing chords
    • Strumming
    • Picking patterns

    Module 5: Scales

    • Minor pentatonic scale
    • The Blues scale
    • The Major scale
    • The minor scale
    • One final note on scales
    • Learning the notes on the guitar
    • Backing track for practice

    Module 6: Moving Forward

    • Power chords and Blues style power chords
    • Open strings and fretted notes on the same string
    • Chromatic exercises
    • Major and minor arpeggios - 1st, 2nd, and 3rd strings
    • Position shifting

    Module 7: The Blues

    • Twelve-bar Blues
    • Twelve-bar Blues with chords
    • Twelve-bar Blues with riff
    • Major and minor Blues
    • Blues riffs

    Module 8: Easy Licks To Wow Your Friends

    • Level one riffs
    • Level two riffs
    • Level three riffs
    • Level four riffs
    • Level five riffs

    Module 9: Getting More Advanced

    • Bending
    • Slides
    • Hammer-ons and pull-offs
    • Double stop bends
    • Harmonics
    • Tapping
    • Trills
    • Hybrid picking

    Module 10: Putting It Together

    • Bar chords and non-bar chords
    • Hammering and sliding
    • Bar chord songs
    • Triads
    • Creating a solo from scratch

    Carrera

    Who is this course for?

    • Everyone looking for a fast and easy way to learn to play electric guitar in their own time
    • Music lovers of all ages who wish they could play guitar
    • Musicians who haven’t picked up a guitar for years and want to relearn to play 
    • Anyone who wants  a budget-friendly way to learn to play guitar at a time convenient to them 
    • People who love facing challenges or looking for an amazing way to boost their confidence. Mastering chords while reading music, keeping time and listening to your music at the same time is one of the greatest challenges you can face as a guitarist

      Posibilidades de carrera

      • Be inspired to become a professional guitar player, either as a soloist, in a band or start a successful cover band
      • Become a music blogger, music journalist or reviewer
      • Learn to write your own songs and music

      Certificados

      You will be required to complete each lesson in full, and answer exams at the end of each course module. If your pass rate exceeds 55% on each exam then you will receive a certificate of completion, to recognize your achievement. You can immediately download your PDF course certificate from IOA.

      Most of our courses will earn you credits through Continuing Education (CE) / Continuing Professional Development (CPD). CE/CPD points are accepted and recognized by professional member bodies and academic institutions across the US and internationally.

      All courses are accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards (www.icoes.org). When successfully completing a course, students can choose to purchase an ICOES certificate that recognizes the achievement, from this third-party institution.

      Creator

      Simon Smith

      Expertise:

      Simon Smith is a British guitar player, teacher, and musician. He started playing the guitar at 16 years old after hearing Iron Maiden at his friend’s house during the school summer holidays, and deciding that he needed to learn how to make those sounds!

      After years of playing and teaching with no formal qualifications, he decided in his 30’s that it was time to sit his guitar exams. Simon now holds a grade 8 certificate in guitar performance from the Registry Of Guitar Tutors. As an instructor, he has been teaching for over 20 years, and has privately taught guitar to students from 8 years old to 82 years old.

      As a musician, he has performed in multiple bands and gigged and toured extensively across the UK as well as playing in Europe. The music he has performed ranges from Heavy Metal to Pop, Funk, Jazz, Rock and Indie. He has also performed on several albums, and completed session work for record companies and studios around the world thanks to the opportunities provided by the internet.

      He has a wealth of knowledge of guitar techniques, music theory, and recording and is ready to share his knowledge with you!

      4479 Students

      Dinero Garantizada

      Acreditado

      Acreditado