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.
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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for physical development
These exercises will help beginner guitarists play the guitar
faster, improve their finger strength especially their little
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Strumming patterns and fun fingering exercise for beginner
and intermediate guitarists.
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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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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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A Word document with a suggested list of songs for all stages
in teaching guitar.