The Definitive Beginner’s Guide To Ukulele
Whether you’re just starting out on the ukulele or are a more advanced player wanting a recap of the fundamentals to make sure you haven’t missed anything critical that could slow your development, this course is for you! You’re going to learn about the ukulele itself, strumming, fingerpicking, chords, reading tab, and putting it all together to play your first songs!
Featuring a comprehensive curriculum, this course takes you right from the start then guides you through the key aspects of playing. This is the perfect resource for every ukulelist.
Ready to rock the uke? Let’s go!
|Getting to Know the Ukulele
|Gain an understanding of the basics of the ukulele.
|The 4 Different Ukulele Sizes (FREE LESSON)
|Ukulele Anatomy: Parts of the Ukulele
|String Names and Tuning Your Ukulele (FREE LESSON)
|How to Change Strings on an Ukulele
|Introduction to Playing
|Learn everything from holding the ukulele to playing your first notes and chords!
|How to Hold the Ukulele and Play Notes and Chords
|How to Read Tabs, Chord Graphs, and Chart Symbols (FREE LESSON)
|Understanding Time Signatures & Rhythmic Notation
|Learning to Pick & Strum
|6 Exercises for Fingerpicking & Strumming
|Overview of the Left Hand
|In this module, we will be discussing proper left hand form and various playing techniques.
|Proper Left Hand Form (FREE LESSON)
|Chord Library: Basic Chords
|Barre Chords: An Introduction
|Technique Lesson: Hammer-Ons & Pull-Offs
|Technique Lesson: Slides
|Overview of the Right Hand
|In this module, we will dive into strumming and fingerpicking techniques for the right hand.
|Proper Right Hand Form
|3 Finger vs. 4 Finger Approach for Fingerpicking
|Strumming Lesson: The Basics
|Technique Lesson: Add a Backbeat to Your Rhythm Playing
|3 Common Strumming Patterns
|Learning to Play Your First Songs
|Rock out with 3 examples focusing on fingerpicking and strumming!
|Fingerpicking Song: "Romance"
|Strumming Song: The Blues
|Fingerpicking & Strumming: Our First Song
|Next Level Songs
|Master the first 3 songs? Get to the next level in your playing with 3 more challenging fingerpicking and strumming songs.
|Fingerpicking & Strumming: Final Song
|Course Wrap Up
|We wrap up the course, introduce you to the proper way to practice, and recommend where to go next with your playing.
|How to Practice the Correct Way to Get Results (FREE LESSON)
|Where to Go Next