Beginners Guitar lessons


A ten lesson complete beginners guitar course. Each lesson comprises an HD video explaining a different topic within each lesson.  A pdf manual accompanies the course to help you when offline. As well as this, backing tracks are also offered to help you get of to a flying start.

So, if this is your first time looking for a great free online guitar lessons which actually comprise a thought through course then try out this one today. Joining up to GMI or you could simply sign up for our newsletter and guitar tuition. You’ll receive from our email sendouts.

The course was created and presented by professional guitarist Gary Clinton. Gary is not only a guitarist but composer and his works are regularily used in games, online and in broadcast media. Find out more about Gary Clinton.

If you have already started playing guitar then you might want to check out Gary’s other course on GMI playing barre chords.



Beginners Guitar Course PDF







1 – The anatomy of the guitar (Preview)

Length: 7 minutesComplexity: Easy

ABOUT THIS LESSON: In this introductory lesson you will learn all about the parts that make up both acoustic and electric guitars as well as the string names.

2 – Major chords

Length: 5 minutesComplexity: Standard


ABOUT THIS LESSON: This lesson introduces three major chords, their names, fingerings and fretboard position.

3 – Minor chords

Length: 3 minutesComplexity: Standard

ABOUT THIS LESSON: This lesson introduces three minor chord forms, their names, fingerings and fretboard position.

4 – Changing Between Chords

Length: 4 minutesComplexity: Standard

changing between chords

ABOUT THIS LESSON: This lesson takes all the chords you have learned so far and shows you how to start changing between them.

5 – Learning Easy Guitar Riffs

Length: 4 minutesComplexity: Standard

easy guitar riffs

ABOUT THIS LESSON: Everyone loves playing guitar riffs and this lesson explains what they are, how to play them and gives examples for you to practice.

6 – Power Chords

Length: 5 minutesComplexity: Standard

power chords

ABOUT THIS LESSON: The stable material needed for millions of rock songs throughout the years. Gary shows you both open and fretted examples.

7 – Twelve Bar Blues

Length: 7 minutesComplexity: Standard

ABOUT THIS LESSON: Understanding the structure and chords needed to play a twelve bar blues.

8 – Fingerstyle Melody

Length: 4 minutesComplexity: Standard


ABOUT THIS LESSON: Explanation of PIMA with examples of how to execute a finger-style melody.

9 – Fingerstyle Chords

Length: 5 minutesComplexity: Standard

fingerstyle chords

ABOUT THIS LESSON: An introduction to arpeggiating chords by using PIMA.

10 – Introduction To Scales

Length: 4 minutesComplexity: Standard


ABOUT THIS LESSON: You will learn how to play an open string major scale and how it relates to performing melodies.