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Guitar lessons to develop ludicrously good technique, focusing on alternate picking, scales, arpeggios, tapping, legato, string skipping and more. Also with numerous explanations of music theory. Get started!

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Legato - Three Note Pattern 1

Easy
116

In this exercise, I will start you off with your legato adventures by showing you a simple three note pattern that will come in handy for all sorts of legato lines that you can dream up!

In Guitar Lesson: Legato - Starting from Basics

Tapping Triad Arpeggios - Putting it Together

Hard
72

This is the last exercise in my introductory tapping guitar lesson, where we use the knowledge from the previous exercises to come up with an interesting tapping passage.

In Guitar Lesson: Tapping - Starting with Triad Arpeggios

Tapping - Diminished Triad on One String

Medium
42

In this exercise we look at yet another triad type - the diminished triad - as a way to take a musically interesting approach to tapping.

In Guitar Lesson: Tapping - Starting with Triad Arpeggios

Tapping - Minor Triad on One String

Medium
104

In this tapping exercise, we continue our study of using triad arpeggios for tapping melodically, this time focusing on a Minor Triad.

In Guitar Lesson: Tapping - Starting with Triad Arpeggios

Tapping - Major Triad on One String

Medium
239

In this exercise we will take a look at how to tap major arpeggios as a way to use finger tapping in a musically meaningful way.

In Guitar Lesson: Tapping - Starting with Triad Arpeggios

Pentatonic String Skipping Across Fretboard

Hard
18

In this string skipping exercise we are going to shift gears a bit and have you string skipping up the fretboard to reinforce position shifting and string skipping at the same time.

In Guitar Lesson: Introduction to String Skipping

String Skipping Triplets with Pentatonic Scales

Hard
38

In this exercise we will take the familiar concept of triplets and apply it to string skipping as a way to create fiery, unique sounding Pentatonic passages.

In Guitar Lesson: Introduction to String Skipping

String Skipping Through Major Pentatonic

Hard
29

In this exercise we continue our introduction to string skipping, this time using the Major Pentatonic scale as our example.

In Guitar Lesson: Introduction to String Skipping

String Skipping Through Minor Pentatonic

Hard
50

In this exercise I will get you started down the path of string skipping by showing you how the technique can be applied to the Pentatonic Minor scale.

In Guitar Lesson: Introduction to String Skipping

Two String Triad Arpeggios Etude

Hard
50

In this exercise I will show you one way to use the triad arpeggio shapes from this guitar lesson in a musical context.

In Guitar Lesson: Triad Arpeggios - 2 Strings