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About the Course

Grab the guitar and dive into Rudi’s online course! You’ll be introduced to the anatomy of the guitar, allowing you to understand the correct hand and elbow placements when holding the musical instrument. You will learn how to play each chord with one hand on the guitar’s fretboard while effectively strumming your guitar with your other hand. No worries, Rudi also has a few tricks up his sleeve to help you with chord transitions using your fingers. Combining chord transitions and chord timing will help you start building music rhythm and play your first ever guitar tune!

Learning Outcomes:

  • Translate chord shapes from chord diagrams

  • Develop the ability to perform guitar chords with clarity and ease

  • Apply techniques in pursuit of mastering rhythm

  • Perform their songs/music on the guitar

Highly Recommended For:

  • Individuals with minimal or no guitar playing background

  • Music enthusiasts looking to expand skills

  • Aspiring Singer-songwriters

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome Learners!

    • Welcome, Learners!

  • 2

    Chapter 1: The Guitar and The Guitarist

    • Introduction to the components of a guitar, tuning and how to navigate it (04 m 56 s)

    • How to tune the guitar (05 m 10 s)

  • 3

    Chapter 2: The Left Hand, Chords

    • A lesson on basic chords, chord diagrams and forming chord shapes (09 m 07 s)

  • 4

    Chapter 3: Changing Chords

    • A lesson on chord transitions between chords (03 m 31 s)

  • 5

    Chapter 4: The Right Hand; Strums

    • A lesson on plectrum grip, proper plucking/strumming (09 m 30 s)

    • Part 2 - Continuation on strumming (7 m 14 s)

  • 6

    Chapter 5: Rhythm

    • A lesson on strumming in tempo, combining with chord transitions (12 m 42 s)

  • 7

    Chapter 6: Power Chords

    • A lesson on power chords and its accessible varieties (08 m 47 s)

  • 8

    Ch 7: Finger Style

    • A lesson on finger styling (11 m 38 s)

    • Tips on proper finger styling (08 m 53 s)

  • 9

    Ch 8: Finding Your Sound

    • A lesson on finding your guitar sound (13 m 21 s)

  • 10

    Redeem Your Certificate!

    • Learner's survey

Estimated Total Duration:

1 hour 34 minutes