Learn How to Play the F Chord on Guitar (with this Superhero Hack)

The Batch Method to Guitar Chord

Learning how to play the F chord on guitar sucks. Your fingers ache. The strings buzz. And it’s impossible to land on this chord quickly or cleanly. But if you can’t play the barre version of F Major, you’ll always be a beginner. Or worse, you might quit. That’s not gonna happen today. In a…

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The 23-Chord Challenge (a Guitar Bet You Can’t Lose)

The 23-Chord Challenge (a Guitar Bet You Can’t Lose)

There are millions of popular songs in the world. And to play them all, you need thousands of guitar chords under your belt. But. If you wanna play the majority of these tunes, the number of chords required is low. Absurdly low. With just 23 chords, you can play more than 50% of the songs […]

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The Rule of One: How to Cover More Ground in Less Time on the Guitar

The Rule of One: How to Cover More Ground in Less Time on the Guitar

Are you familiar with the following proverbs? A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. You must learn to crawl before you can walk. Rome wasn’t built in a day. The wording may vary. But all these sayings express the same idea: Master the basics first. But it’s really tempting to rush […]

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In What Order Should You Learn Guitar Chords?

In What Order Should You Learn Guitar Chords?

The Chord Genome database has over 350,000 guitar songs. That’s a massive list. And yet, you only need about 2,000 chords to play all these tunes. Not too shabby. But as a beginner, which of those 2,000 chords should you learn first? You could always pick a song you really like and start practicing. That’s […]

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Why So Many Beginners Quit the Guitar

Why So Many Beginners Quit the Guitar

Every year, millions of people around the planet pick up a guitar for the first time. But only a tiny fraction of these beginners actually become guitar players. The vast majority of folks quit within a few months. That’s definitely what happened to me. In fact, I’ve given up countless times. And I would have […]

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