This course, drop 2 chords, is for guitar players who can already play guitar. The course consists of thirteen HD video lessons which will enable those that take it to really understand the finer nuances of chordal playing. This course will enable guitarists to take their chord playing to new levels. If you are a guitarist looking to take the next step read on!

  • Are you frustrated by your lack of in depth chordal knowledge?
  • Are you ready to really understand how drop 2 chords can supercharge your playing?
  • Do you have the ability to work hard, practice and internalise knowledge?

If the answers to the above three questions are yes, then welcome to this course. Without doubt, if you take the thirteen lessons and really learn them, you will improve massively. This is no idle boast. The concepts and ideas presented in these lessons have helped hundreds of guitarists move to the next level.

These lessons are all offered free but they support the book Drop Two Voicings Uncovered. If you enjoy the guitar lessons in this course, our book Drop Two Voicings Uncovered is for you. It takes the ideas in the following lessons and powerfully augments them. The book comes with over fifty seven megs of additional resources. These include twenty one backing tracks and further downloadable chordal ideas for you to practice.



  • Lessons lead logically one to the other. The link is at the bottom of the page for the next lesson.
  • The free additional resources that are offered with each lesson which can all be downloaded from the GMI – Guitar & Music Institute shop.
  • Each lesson comes with two questions for you to answer to find out if you have understood the lesson.
  • The lesson itself contains text as well as the HD video lesson.


The book that supports this course is available in both printed and ePublication form. So what are you waiting for? Take your guitar chordal playing to the next level. You will not only learn chord forms, but how chord progressions work. Learn how to use chords effectively. You will be shown how chordal synonyms work.

The final three lessons of the drop 2 chords course integrate the ideas presented in three original songs. The course includes advanced harmonic ideas that act as a force multiplier for chordal applications.

This and the vast majority of our guitar courses are offered completely free. If you enjoy this course, then please share with other.

drop 2 chords



Introduction to drop 2 chords

Length: 20 minutesAuthor: Ged BrockieComplexity: Hard

introduction to drop 2 chords

In the first lesson in this course, you will be introduced to the chord forms used on string set 1-4. You will be shown how to take major seventh, minor seventh and dominant seventh chords up the fretboard. You will be playing inversions of the chords in four positions.

Play A Minor 7 Guitar Chord Across Neck

Length: 7 minutesAuthor: Ged BrockieComplexity: Hard

a minor 7 guitar chord

Here you will learn how to play a Minor 7 Guitar Chord all over the guitar fretboard. You will not only learn how to play on string set 1-4, but also across string sets 2-5 and 3-6.

ii-v-i chord progression & Voice Leading

Length: 7 minutesAuthor: Ged BrockieComplexity: Hard

ii-v-i chord progression

Understanding how to apply voice leading to the ii-v-i chord progression can be a daunting task for guitarists. In this lesson, you will be shown exactly how the theoretical and practical side of things work.

Ninth Chords – Create Them From Dominant Sevenths

Length: 11 minutesAuthor: Ged BrockieComplexity: Hard

ninth chords

Understanding how extensions work and how they can add colour to your chords is something all guitarists need to consider. In this lesson, you’ll not only learn how to add extensions, you will also be shown how to create dominant ninth forms all over the guitar neck and not be limited to just a couple of shape ideas.

Playing Chord Progressions Up The Neck

Length: 5 minutesAuthor: Ged BrockieComplexity: Hard

playing chord progressions

This lesson brings together a lot of the work you have carried out earlier in the course. You will be playing through a chord progression right up the neck in one key.

Getting To Know How Guitar Keys Work

Length: 9 minutesAuthor: Ged BrockieComplexity: Hard

guitar keys

Although many guitarists talk about guitar keys, really there is no such thing. If they mean by this keys where the majority of chords can be played in open position, well fine. This course and this lesson, however, is about making sure you really understand everything about music. That you are equipped to play in almost any musical scenario. To this end, in this lesson you will learn all about diatonic chord progressions.

Chord Progressions Guitar Players Use

Length: 10 minutesAuthor: Ged BrockieComplexity: Hard

chord progressions guitar

In this lesson you will continue to learn useful chord progressions that are used again and again in thousands of songs. This work, once completed will mean you have an almost telepathic idea of what the next chord in a song will be. You will also be given some incredible theoretical insights on how you can create three chords from one!

Minor Scale Chord Progression

Length: 9 minutesAuthor: Ged BrockieComplexity: Hard

minor scale chord progression

So far we have only looked at how minor chords function within a major key. In this lesson, we will change our emphasis to understanding how minor keys and associated chords work.

Learning Chord Progressions In A Minor Key

Length: 7 minutesAuthor: Ged BrockieComplexity: Hard

learning chord progressions in a

This lesson really is a culmination of everything you have learned so far. Not only will you play a minor chord progression up the neck, but you will learn how to play through a minor chord progression without backing and in free time.

Jazz Guitar Chord Progressions

Length: 10 minutesAuthor: Ged BrockieComplexity: Hard

jazz guitar chord progressions

This is the final lesson of thirteen in the drop 2 chords course for guitar. It’s a challenging piece to play with a lot of different keys to navigate through. If you have worked on all the previous lessons then you should, with a little practice be up to the task of making the chord changes.