Complete Beginner's Practice Guide 

Beginner's Class Practice Guide

Class 2

Warm-Up Exercises

  • Hopping







    -Move the entire hand, float from string to string.
    -Go slowly enough so that you have time to check both hands as you go.
    -Touch the string to the metal, not the wood. Use only the necessary force, not more.

Focus on
one thing at a time!

Melodic Practice

  • Blues in A



    - Improvise a guitar solo over the provided backing track
     

  • Box #1 (Part 2)












     

Blues in A - Long Beach Guitar School
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Harmonic Practice

  • New Chord: A7








     















 

  • chord changing game

A7 Chord - Build Up Practice

A7 Build Up 1.1 - Long Beach Guitar School
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A7 Build Up 1.2 - Long Beach Guitar School
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A7 Build Up 1.3 - Long Beach Guitar School
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A7 Build Up 1.4 - Long Beach Guitar School
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1.1 - easy


 

1.2 - medium


 

1.3 - difficult


 

1.4 - expert

A7 - D Chord Changing Game

A7 - D 1.1 - Long Beach Guitar School
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A7 - D 1.2 - Long Beach Guitar School
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A7 - D 1.3 - Long Beach Guitar School
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A7 - D 1.4 - Long Beach Guitar School
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1.1 - easy


 

1.2 - medium


 

1.3 - difficult


 

1.4 - expert

A7 - D 2.1 - Long Beach Guitar School
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A7 - D 2.2 - Long Beach Guitar School
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A7 - D 2.3 - Long Beach Guitar School
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A7 - D 2.4 - Long Beach Guitar School
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D - G Chord Changing Game

D - G 2.1 - Long Beach Guitar School
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D - G 2.2 - Long Beach Guitar School
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D - G 2.3 - Long Beach Guitar School
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D - G 2.4 - Long Beach Guitar School
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2.1 - easy


 

2.2 - medium


 

2.3 - difficult


 

2.4 - expert

G - A7 Chord Changing Game

G - A7 2.1 - Long Beach Guitar School
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G - A7 2.2 - Long Beach Guitar School
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G - A7 2.3 - Long Beach Guitar School
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G - A7 2.4 - Long Beach Guitar School
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2.1 - easy


 

2.2 - medium


 

2.3 - difficult


 

2.4 - expert

I-IV-V progression

I_IV_V - 60 bpm - Long Beach Guitar School
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I_IV_V - 72 bpm - Long Beach Guitar School
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I_IV_V - 92 bpm - Long Beach Guitar School
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I_IV_V - 120 bpm - Long Beach Guitar School
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2.1 - easy


 

2.2 - medium


 

2.3 - difficult


 

2.4 - expert

1 - easy (60bpm)


 

2 - medium (72bpm)




3 - difficult (92 bpm)



4 - expert (120bpm)

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