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Summary: Ideas for lessons and guitar teaching materials for beginner students to advanced pupil.

Guitar Teaching Materials

Step-by-step instructions on how to make best use of the materials on this site are detailed in the ebook Fifty Flexible Lesson Plans for teaching guitar.

Reference materials
Simple ideas for beginner and intermediate guitarists to aid with remembering the basics of guitar theory. These printer friendly diagrams explain musical symbols, give scale diagrams and chord references.
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Exercises for physical development
These exercises will help beginner guitarists play the guitar faster, improve their finger strength especially their little finger work.
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Beginners exercises

Strumming patterns and fun fingering exercise for beginner and intermediate guitarists.
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Theory development
A collection of resources to guide guitar teachers in the order of teaching music theory, along with methods and aids of teaching theory including the CAGED system, the chromatic scale, basic barre chord, harmonising the major and minor scales to triads, jazz chords and modes.
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Blues basics
Diagrams and charts for playing the blues scales, R&B style blues and slow minor blues with tips on transposing and with shuffle patterns. Also a generic blues exercise in 6 verses ideal for beginners on guitar wanting to develop imptovising, phrasing, using position, timing, playing up the neck and blues licks.
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Teaching Song List
A Word document with a suggested list of songs for all stages in teaching guitar.
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 Reference materials
 Exercises for physical development
 Beginners exercises
 Theory development
 Blues basics
 Teaching Song List

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