Welcome to Guitar Tactics!

Modules

8
Lessons -
Fundamentals

Basic Rhythm & Right Hand Technique

Designed for beginners. We cover basic techniques for the right hand. You'll get a feel for picking vs. using your fingers while learning basic pulse & rhythm.
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8
Lessons -
Fundamentals

Single Notes & Left-Hand Technique

Designed for beginners. We cover basic techniques for the left hand and introduce single note exercises.
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5
Lessons -
Fundamentals

Major & Minor Scales

Learn major and minor scales in two octaves & two positions. Explore the relative minor relationship. 5 common guitar keys: C,G,D,A,E
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4
Lessons -
Fundamentals

Triads 101

Struggling with barre chords? Looking for what's next after open chords? Discover the magic of triads—get started with these three-string chord shapes.
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6
Lessons -
Fundamentals

Open Chords: Key of G

Designed for beginners. Builds up from open chord grips to chord switching to chord progressions.
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4
Lessons -
Fundamentals

Triads 102

Expand your fretboard knowledge and develop your ear by learning more triad chord shapes.
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5
Lessons -
Intermediate

Pentatonic Patterns

Learn to play the minor pentatonic scale in all positions—a foundation for building your fretboard knowledge.
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7
Lessons -
Intermediate

The Fretboard Challenge

Do you know basic guitar positions—and want to break out of your usual patterns? Try this module for a workout up and down the fretboard.
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9
Lessons -
Intermediate

Modal Methods: Major Tonality

Develop your improv skills by building your scale vocabulary. Go beyond the basic major scale with these modal variations.
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4
Lessons -
Intermediate

Connecting Arpeggios

Are you trying to incorporate arpeggios into your playing? Check out this arpeggio workout & learn arpeggios in the key of C across two positions.
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4
Lessons -
Intermediate

Fresh Voicings for 7th Chords

Learn dozens of new chord shapes and find colorful voicings for 7th chords. Includes maj7, m7, 7th, m7b5 - no extensions or alterations.
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7
Lessons -
Intermediate

Applied Arpeggios: Minor Chords

Wondering where to go next with your arpeggios? Explore variations on the minor arpeggio including upper extensions and chord synonyms.
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6
Lessons -
Intermediate

Hypnotic Grooves

A collection of licks and lines that work over dominant & minor chords—played over a hypnotic groove backing track.
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New & Featured Lessons

Intermediate

Thirds in C

Play the C Major scale harmonized in 3rds & 6ths, moving these intervals up and down the fretboard.
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Advanced

Ella Fitzgerald - "Take the A Train" Solo

The classic Ella Fitzgerald solo from Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Duke Ellington Songbook (1957)
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Intermediate

Connecting Arpeggios in C pt. 1

Learn 7th chord arpeggios in one position at a moderate tempo
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Intermediate

Connecting Arpeggios in C pt. 2

Level up your 7th chord arpeggios and go faster—16th note feel at 95bpm
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Intermediate

7th Chord Voicings

Learn 8 new 7th shapes, playing G7 & B7
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Intermediate

Hypnotic Grooves: Chromatic Lines

Get started with chromaticism—here are some ideas to play over a dominant chord. Works well over C7 or Gm7 chords.
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