Introduction to Guitar Playing


Course Details

This course aims to help absolute beginners to get the gist of guitar basics, rhythm theory and notation. You will learn guitar anatomy, how to set up and tune the guitar, maintain a good posture, hold a pick and acquire finger strengthening and accuracy exercises. You will also learn how to read TABs, chord diagrams, chord charts and learn basic rhythm theory. By the end of this course, you will have the basic musical knowledge and the technical skills to explore further about guitar playing.

This course was launched in early 2018.

Course Instructor: Ze Wen Seah

  • Guitar

  • Beginner

  • 9 Lessons

  • 2+ Hours of Video


  • Correct posture
  • Navigating the guitar
  • Guitar tuning
  • Guitar setup
  • Reading TABs and sheet music
  • Basic rhythm theory and notation for guitarists
  • Finger strengthening and accuracy exercises
  • Chromatic Exercises 


Complete beginners and guitarists who want to review the basics. 

Course Content

Module 1:

The Basics


  • Lesson 1 – Anatomy of Guitar
  • Lesson 2 – Guitar Setup
  • Lesson 3 – Musical Notes
  • Lesson 4 – How to Tune a Guitar 
  • Lesson 5 – Posture and How to hold a Pick
  • Lesson 6 – How to Pick and Fret Notes

Module 2:

Basic Rhythm Theory and Guitar Notation


  • Lesson 1 – How to Read TABs
  • Lesson 2 – How to Read Chord Diagrams

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