Welcome to Guitar Super System Guided Curriculums!

This area is designed for those of you who would like to follow a structured course-style format. While the many lessons in Guitar Super System can be accessed individually based on a topic you might be searching for, some of you may prefer to follow my recommendations for how to move through the lessons. Whether you’re looking for music theory, licks and techniques, or beginner content, this is your home base for guided paths to help you achieve your guitar goals.

As always, remember to take things at your own pace, and above all, enjoy your new guitar journey!


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Tips, Tricks & Techniques

Learn and execute techniques like sweep picking, legato, tapping, and more. While these lessons are presented in a specific order, you can feel free to bounce around based on what looks interesting to you. Move at your own pace, and enjoy a new arsenal of skills! You do not need to know music theory to move through this curriculum.


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Music Theory: Level 1

Newcomers to music theory should start here. You’ll learn to play the seven modes of the Major Scale and the theory behind it, including diatonic chords, triads, arpeggios, key signatures, and most importantly, how to implement these concepts into your own guitar playing.


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Music Theory: Level 2

Those familiar with basic to intermediate music theory may opt to start here, although I recommend skimming through Music Theory: Level 1 to fill in any gaps. You’ll learn to play the seven modes of the Melodic Minor Scale and the theory behind it, including diatonic chords, triads and all four string sets, arpeggios in multiple octaves, and as always, how to uses these concepts in your own guitar playing.


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Music Theory: Level 3

You’ll need a strong understanding of basic to intermediate music theory to move through this curriculum, and I recommend skimming through Music Theory: Level 1 & 2 to fill in any gaps. You’ll learn to play the seven modes of the Harmonic Minor Scale, Whole Tone Scale, and the theory behind it, including diatonic chords, triads and all four string sets, arpeggios in multiple octaves, and as always, how to uses these concepts in your own guitar playing.


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Jazz Guitar Techniques

From chord voicings to phrasing to an exploration of various sub-genres like fusion and latin jazz, you'll enjoy a buffet of awesome concepts to consider. We'll examine some great jazz guitar players' habits, too, like Wes Montgomery and Charlie Hunter, as well as figure out how to infuse a jazz attitude in any musical situation. You should have a basic understanding of music theory for this curriculum, which you can find in Music Theory: Level 1.

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Exotic Scales & How to Use Them

While this curriculum is not for absolute beginners, you don’t need an understanding of music theory to enjoy these concepts. You’ll learn to play five unique guitar scales, in any key, in all their respective positions on the fretboard and understand how to use these scales in any musical situation in order to apply them to your guitar playing.


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Beginner’s Corner

For those new to the guitar, I have a message for you: CONGRATULATIONS! You've chosen the best instrument in the world to learn. These lessons will guide you from the moment you pick up the guitar to your first guitar solo, and everything in between. You'll learn valuable maintenance skills and ergonomic tips to become the best guitarist you can be, all at your own pace. Enjoy your new journey!