Courses

TRY A GUITAR COURSE – NO SIGN UP NECESSARY

Below is a list of both free and paid guitar course options from GMI – Guitar & Music Institute. You can access all free courses on this site without needing to log in. Just click on one of the headings below and start learning.

Free Courses

Advancing Guitar Lessons Course

ADVANCING GUITAR

by Ross Baird 7 Lessons in

If you are able to play some chords and scales, then the "Advancing Guitar Course" from Ross Baird is for you. This course will develop and expand the skills you have to take your guitar playing to the next level.

guitar scales

GUITAR TECHNIQUES

by Ged 5 Lessons in

An expanding series of lessons demonstrating various techniques that cover stretching exercises, picking technique, etc., benefiting anyone who plays guitar regardless of style.

technical exercises for barre chords

PLAYING BARRE CHORDS

by Gary Clinton 5 Lessons in

This course helps you understand how to play barre chords across the fretboard. It will show you how to effectively apply simple theoretical concepts to enable you to play any song in any key.

beyond barre chords

BEYOND BARRE CHORDS

by Ged 3 Lessons in

Guitarists who have mastered open string chords and are competent with more advanced chords barre chords then this short course is for you. Tackling major, minor and dominant seventh forms up the neck.

guitar scales

GUITAR SCALES

by Ged 9 Lessons in

Scales are the lifeblood of all music. Learn the scale patterns needed for almost all the music you will play. Learn to best apply these patterns from a technical & musical standpoint both fretted and open forms.

guitar pedals

GUITAR PEDALS COURSE

by Ged 11 Lessons in

Find out how to get the best from your guitar pedals and pedalboards with this course of free lessons that covers a huge range of guitar effects and even some guitar synth input as well.

drop 2 chords

DROP 2 CHORDS

by Ged 13 Lessons in

Drop 2 chords are an often misunderstood concept for guitar players. This free thirteen lesson course features over two hours of HD video. It also offers free pdf and backing track resources.

14 Day Beginners Guitar Challenge Day 1

14 DAY BEGINNER GUITAR CHALLENGE

by Ged 9 Lessons in

Surely one of the best premium content guitar beginner courses on the Internet! Each lesson delivered every second day for a total of 14 lessons. Blended course content from across GMI with downloadable HD video, lesson commentary files, backing tracks, workbook/diary, songs to learn backing up each lesson, teacher contact button, group integration and forum uploads for your playing. What are you waiting for? Sign up today and stop dreaming about learning the guitar...in 14 days of lessons you will!

the need for speed

THE NEED FOR SPEED

by Nigel Clark 3 Lessons in

The "Need For Speed" is a course of lessons from GMI - Guitar & Music Institute which features the performance and teaching talents of virtuoso jazz guitarist Nigel Clark. Nigel discusses his picking and lighting fast technique over scales and arpeggios, rhythm playing and chord melody.