First Guitar Lesson for Absolute Beginners!

We go over two beginner guitar chords (that sound pretty darn cool) and practice switching between them by playing the “chord switching game.” It’s a great way to get started as we go over some really important basic concepts: counting along the strings and frets to know exactly where to place your fingers, as well as playing along with a simple beat and knowing exactly when to switch chords.

Whether you have an electric guitar or an acoustic guitar, this free guitar lesson for beginners will help you understand the most fundamental parts of playing guitar and is a great starting point no matter which direction you’d like to head in.

Once you’ve completed this lesson, I recommend downloading our eBook from here. It’ll help you with the next steps, such as learning the 10 basic guitar chords, making fast clean switches, strumming & rhythm and common chord progressions.

These are the 2 easiest beginner guitar chords:

e minor chord guitar em
asus2 chord - a very easy chord for beginners

Near the end of the video, we add a couple fingers to make these other easy guitar chords for beginners:

this 90s style version of em is found in oasis and green day songs among others
this a7sus4 chord is found in 90s style music

Learning beginner guitar songs is the best way to stay motivated and keep practicing! Here’s a list of easy guitar songs, and the beginner guitar chords used by each.

It includes video tutorials for songs like:

Try these extended play-along’s and get the most out of this lesson

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