Guitar for Absolute Beginners: Play Guitar in 10 Weeks

Learn With Effective On-Demand Step-By-Step Video Lessons Created For Total Beginners

Guitar for Absolute Beginners is designed for busy people to reach their guitar playing goals. The book is a #1 Best Seller on Amazon and has, with the help of the best teachers in NYC, been a catalyst for guitar greatness in the lives of thousands of people.

Now you can have full online access to

  • A PDF download of the book
  • The $349 course being taught at our schools
  • The same great teachers
  • 294 video lessons
  • Resources and links to charts, tutorials and videos for hundreds of songs by artists like Ed Sheeran, John Legend, Adele, Guns 'n' Roses, Green Day, Oasis, Jason Mraz, Taylor Swift and more, so that you can put your new skills to work playing real songs

All for just $119!

Topics Covered:

  • Fundamental skills, concepts and techniques of great guitar players
  • Playing songs by heart
  • Open chords and essential strums
  • How to practice effectively
  • Playing in rhythm
  • How to read tablature
  • How to play licks and riffs
  • Using a tuner
  • Playing with a pick
  • The greatest chord progressions, used in all of your favorite songs
  • Changing chords in the middle of a measure
  • And so much more!

Why take this course and how much time does it take to complete?

Guitar for Absolute Beginners is the most effective curriculum in the world for beginners. Over 5,000 busy New Yorkers have learned to play guitar in this class. Now you can learn from the same teachers, with the same step-by-step curriculum. If you follow this program you will be playing your favorite songs on guitar in just 10 weeks!

In our in-person class, you only have access to the teachers for 10 weeks, and you have to finish the course in that time. But our online course you get access for life--and since the videos are on demand and step-by-step you can take as long as you like to complete the course at your own speed. You choose! Spend 3-5 hours per week, and you will CRUSH the course in ten weeks or less--or do what most students do; simply spend 10-15 minutes per day going through the material. Since the videos are short and sequential, as long as you stick with the program you WILL succeed!

Do I need any previous guitar experience?

No! This class starts with the absolute basics and goes forward in a structured, easy to follow, step-by-step approach. You will be playing songs on your first day!

A journey of 1,000 songs begins with a single strum. Get started with a proven path to guitar success...Guitar for Absolute Beginners.

Your Instructor

NYC Guitar School
NYC Guitar School

NYC Guitar School makes learning simple step by step and song by song, in structured and motivating classes with a skilled coach and fun classmates. Over 5,000 busy New Yorkers have learned to play in NYC Guitar School's Guitar For Absolute Beginners class, and have given the class hundreds of 5-star ratings on Yelp, Google and Amazon. And now NYC Guitar School classes are available via on-demand video.

Want to learn to guitar, but aren't sure how? As a beginner, you need:

  • a step by step process to learn with efficiency and confidence.

  • a trained and experienced coach to save your time with insights and tips.

  • an environment and community to nurture your focus and motivation.

NYC Guitar School Online features the same great teachers and proven curriculum which have helped thousands of busy New Yorkers learn to play in four NYC Metro locations.

If you live in New York City, visit to join our musical community we have classes, jams, workouts, lessons, bands and camps for you. If you don't live in New York City, we welcome you virtually via and when you do visit, be sure to drop by!

Course Curriculum

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  Guitar for Absolute Beginners - Lesson 1
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  Guitar for Absolute Beginners - Lesson 8
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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After purchase, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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