Advanced Chord Progression

All chords around each position of the major scale

These exercises will crack the fretboard code

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Chords around the major scale shapes


These are the most important exercises to practise

In the beginner and intermediate courses, you learned that chord progressions are the key to understanding the guitar.

This is because chord progressions are what link chords, scales, and arpeggios together.

The exercises you find above are what all other exercises strive towards and refer back to. In the course, we practise these extensively.

The concept is simple, for each note of the major scale, we play the 7th note chord, like this:

I – II – III – IV – V – VI – VII.

Once mastered, these exercises are what will make sense of the guitar fretboard.

It is your ability to know this inside out that will enable you to reach a point of non-thinking, a state of being where you can stop guessing and really start playing the guitar.

You’ll get all the help you need to achieve this when you take the advanced guitar course.


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Course

Learning how to play guitar is best done through playing and learning from songs.

The advanced songs require you to learn 7th note chords, arpeggios, and modal scales. This will be revolutionary for your understanding of the guitar fretboard.

To see all lessons in the advanced course, go to Advanced Guitar Course


Exercises

These are pretty advanced exercises. You’ll be playing 7th note chords, arpeggios and modes all over the neck.

But don’t fret – As you’ve already mapped out the fretboard with pentatonic scales and barre chords, extending the concept is actually really simple.

Preview the exercises from the course here: Advanced Guitar Lessons


Tunes

Learn how to play famous advanced songs.

‘Angels’, ‘Baby Won’t You Please Come Home’, ‘Blackbird’, ‘Cannonball’, ‘Close To You’, ‘Creepin’ In’, ‘Don’t Wait Too Long’, ‘I Shot The Sheriff’, ‘Over The Rainbow’, ‘Roxanne’, ‘Scarborough Fair’, ‘Sunshine Of Your Love’, ‘Take Me To The River’, ‘Tears In Heaven’, and ‘Wish You Were Here’.

To preview each song, go to Advanced Acoustic Songs


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