Learn how to play guitar! Our Beginner guitar lessons will take you from the absolute basics
of how to hold and tune a guitar, all the way to being able to play chords, scales and full songs
and guitar solos. You’ll feel confident learning with our easy-to-follow lessons that build on
your skills slowly, so you move on to the next level with ease.
Our experienced guitar lessons
categorized into different genre courses so you can focus in on your
favorite style. These courses teach not only the chords and songs of a particular style, but also
the grooves, music theory, music terms and tips and tricks so you can sound like the real deal.
Our song library has over 1,000 songs
step-by-step tutorials which break down individual
sections of each tune, so you never miss a note, including solos! With mega artists’ repertoire
such as Beatles songs, Rolling Stones songs, Eagles songs, top Country songs, Eric Clapton songs,
AC/DC songs and much more, you will find your favorite music to learn and play along with on
Start With Fundamentals
Guitar Fundamentals Level 1
Guitar Fundamentals Course 1 will teach you how to play guitar from step one. In this course you will learn the absolute basics from how to tune the guitar to playing melodies. We start you off with chords and rhythm so you can play easy guitar songs right away. We also discuss any roadblocks you might run into like calluses or tuning troubles, and how to overcome them. Don’t forget the toolbox with a chord chart, a scale finder, a guitar tuner and many more tools to help you get going.
Guitar Fundamentals Level 2
Guitar Fundamentals Course 2 kicks everything up a notch! We’ll jump right in with more advanced rhythms, fingerpicking, and more complex chords like Major 7 chords and Bluesy chords. We also go deeper on melodies and lead playing by integrating scales into your solos. We even touch on singing! The course ends with recommendations on where to go with your guitar practice. Once you complete Fundamentals Courses 1 & 2 you will be prepared to take on the style courses, songs and any of the more advanced lessons!
Next, choose your Style!
Acoustic Level 1 & 2
Our Acoustic courses will give you everything you need for any occasion. Whether you want to play intimate fingerpicking style, or be able to strum away around a campfire, these courses give you the tools needed to tackle any acoustic situation.
Blues Level 1 & 2
From Delta Blues, Texas Shuffle and the Three Kings to modern legends, our Blues courses cover everything to get you playing your favorite Blues styles like your favorite Blues guitarists.
Rock Level 1 & 2
Our Rock Style courses will enable you to rock! These lessons are in-depth. Starting from the chords used to get proper sounds, to the rhythm and feel of rock, to soloing, to amp and guitar gear and tones to get you sounding just like a rock legend.
Country Level 1 & 2
The Country courses will show you step-by-step how to play authentic Country style guitar. From strumming patterns to top Country songs, from lead playing to gear and tone, these courses are comprehensive and will provide everything you need to know to play Country guitar!
The Best Songs
Learn ICONIC GUITAR SONGS from all your favorite artists. Over 1,000 songs with new releases
At Guitar Tricks™ we make learning how to play guitar a lot of fun! Our instructors cover each section of a song slowly at first, and once you get each part down you get to play along with a professional backing band. For difficult songs we offer a ‘Songs Made Easy’ version for beginners, which is simplified to the basic chords and one guitar part. Each song includes accurate guitar tabs as well as standard music notation.
Picking up a guitar and making beautiful music is a great feeling and a big accomplishment. Sadly, most people believe they will never learn how to play. That’s
why we started Guitar Tricks™ – to provide online guitar lessons for those searching for an easy, fast, and fun way to learn guitar.
There are different ways people have tried and failed to learn guitar. In-person instructors and YouTube seem like great options at first, but they usually lead
to slow progress and staggered results.
It’s impossible to achieve your guitar goals with wannabe celebrity instructors, or searching through hundreds of broken lesson videos. At Guitar Tricks™, we’ll
give you all the guitar knowledge you need to succeed with our award-winning, step-by-step curriculum.
Guitar Tricks™ invented online guitar lessons in 1998, and has grown its comprehensive lesson library to over 11,000 lessons, and over 1,000+ songs, with
top-notch instructors from all over the world.
The best part is that Guitar Tricks™ has lessons for everyone, whether you’re an absolute beginner learning guitar or an advanced guitar player looking to improve
your technique. With lessons that teach you from the ground up, covering every genre of guitar, you won’t get bored or lost with repetitive lessons.
At Guitar Tricks™ you can jump right into playing your favorite songs by artists like The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Eagles and tons of other popular artists.
You’ll feel confident learning with our easy-to-follow lessons that build on your skills slowly, so you move on to the next level with ease.
Once you’re signed up, all you need to do is log in to your account and start watching! Each of the 11,000+ lesson videos are right on the website for viewing at anytime. Lessons are organized into courses and tutorials, so it's always easy to know where to go next once you get started.
You can sign up without worry. We have a 60-day refund policy if you subscribe on our website, no questions asked! As long as you request a refund from our support team within 60 days of your initial purchase date.
Each song tutorial or lesson course is divided into easy to follow, step-by-step instruction which includes a multi-angle video, written description, guitar tabs, guitar notation, and table of contents so you can learn at your own pace.
We get this question a lot! The great part about Guitar Tricks™ is that you
can learn at your own pace. Our program is designed so that you could start
with easy guitar songs and get playing right away, or jump into technical
lessons to deepen your knowledge. With our Guitar Fundamentals course, we will get you making music and having fun on day one. This is because our course has been completely redone several times to optimize for learning fast. Surveys show that 9/10 Guitar Tricks™ users learn faster with our lessons than by watching free video lessons on YouTube. Do you want to learn fast? Then you want to use Guitar Tricks™. It's that simple.
Yes! We have apps available for Apple and Android smartphones and tablets. Once you sign up for a membership at GuitarTricks.com you can then go to the Apple App Store or Google Play Store and download our app to start learning! It’s best to sign up on the website first, then log-in on the app.
Guitar Tricks™ is a great value because you get detailed step-by-step instruction for a fraction of the price of an in-person lesson. All from the comfort of your home! For the cost of one 30-minute lesson with your local in-person guitar teacher, you get an entire month of Full Access to Guitar Tricks with over 11,000 lesson videos, hundreds of song tutorials, in-depth style courses and tools to help you learn, so you can start playing right away and go as deep as you’d like.
Guitar Tricks™ has taught over 4 million guitar players! Since inventing online guitar lessons in 1998 we have continually refined our teaching method, creating a system that is guaranteed to work. If you aren't making progress in 60 days we offer a full refund, no questions asked.