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1. Must see introductory videos
An introduction to playing the guitar.
  • Learning to hold a guitar and pick
    The first thing you need to learn is how to properly hold a guitar and pick. Believe it or not a lot of people give up too quickly because they get these two things wrong.
  • How to Hold and Use a Guitar Pick with Mark McKenzie
  • Guitar Chord Lesson: How To Get Clear Sounding Chords For Beginners
  • How to Practice Guitar Effectively
  • 5 Mistakes Beginners Make When Learning Guitar Online
  • Practice. Practice. Practice.
    It takes time to get a nice sound out of your guitar. Practice daily and give it some time and trust you will get better.
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