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Free Guitar Lessons on YouTube

People with guitar lessons to sell are taking advantage of the general public's appetite for video clips on YouTube.
There are guitar lessons covering any genre you care to name at any level of technical competence.
And guitar students all over the world are lapping them up.
The trouble with making use of the guitar lessons available on YouTube, you need to already have some guitar expertise and knowledge so that you will know which video clips are going to be of benefit to you in your search for guitar-related knowledge.
If you want to learn how to play the guitar, you need a plan.
You need to know where you are going and how to get there.
So, assuming you know the style of guitar playing you are interested in learning, you will first need to learn the basics.
So if you want to learn a specialized style of guitar playing like Flamenco or jazz, you will first need to be able to play some basic chords and have the bare minimum of right hand technique.
So if you don't have the basic ability in guitar playing yet, you will be looking on YouTube for video guitar lessons that teach you how to play chords and pluck or strum the strings.
You will also need to know how to put the strings on your guitar, when to change them and how to tune them.
If you look around the internet for people talking about where to get free guitar video lessons, you will find that many, many guitarists are recommending Justin Sandercoe's site, justinguitar dot com.
Justin offers his lessons for free for those who can't pay for lessons, and if you can pay, you do it on the honor system.
That in itself is good news but Justin's teaching skills are as good as or superior to any of the paid lessons online.
Justin teaches you to play pop and rock songs and if you are a beginner you will find your direction immediately if you give Justin's videos a try.
Another popular guitar teacher on YouTube is David Taub who uses his free guitar video lessons to introduce us to his paid guitar lessons.
David and Justin and many other guitar teachers make use of technology to give us close-up shots of their fingers as they play, and if we don't get it the first time, we can replay the video as many times as we like.

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