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Does Learning Guitar Ever Feel Like
“Monkey See, Monkey Do?”
Monkeys can learn cool tricks, but they don’t know why!
Have you ever felt like you’re learning things on the guitar, without a clue why those things work, or why your fingers need to be placed in a certain spot?
Learning musical theory is the key to progressing as a guitar player. If I told you I knew a mechanic who had a great set of tools, but that he didn’t understand how an engine works, would you let him touch your car? Probably not!
Understanding the mechanics of music is just as important. Too many guitar teachers give you what to play (more tools) but don’t show you how it all works.
Here’s the REAL TRUTH that all the song-teaching guitar gurus out there don’t want you to know…
- It is possible to learn WHY things work on the guitar… and its not hard!
- With a little bit of basic guitar theory, you can be figuring out how to play popular songs on your own, in minutes!
- The same system used by pro guitarists (called 1-4-5) lets you easily figure out all the chords in any key.
To learn more about this system of understanding the guitar, simply enter your name and email
in the form on this page to instantly receive a free cheat sheet with all of the common chords in 5 different keys.
- Tips For Changing Keys In A Song
Ever wondered how to go about changing keys in the middle of a song? This simple bit of guitar theory can help you do just that.
- The Four Types of Chords on Guitar
Contrary to popular belief, there are not millions of types of guitar chords, in fact, you can boil nearly all guitar chords down to just four main types.
- Is Theory Just For Reading Music?
Many guitar players mistakenly believe that guitar theory is purely for those wanting to compose complicated music, or to read music notation. Don’t fall into this trap…
Other Useful Info
- About The Unlocking I IV V Course
The Unlocking I IV V course teaches how & why chords work together, how to build chords, how to figure out songs quickly, and how the chords in any song relate to the scale. Click here to learn more.
- About The Author
Jonathan Boettcher (from GuitarTipsWeekly.com) has helped thousands of guitar players “take it to the next level” with his guitar lessons.
- Testimonials (click here for more)
“I could never grasp the concept of what “key” a song is in, or what to do when I do know the key. Your video is an eye opener on that. Thanks!”
~ Andy Fox
“I am so pleased with your I IV V lesson. I have purchased lots of guitar fretboard theory books, but only had a vague idea as to how all the concepts were related. Then I discovered your lesson! The actually went on and I was able to pull everything together.”
~ Peg Wagner