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Barre Chords In 10 Simple Steps

barreBarre chords are one of the biggest points of frustration for anyone learning guitar. That’s why in this course I’ll reveal everything you need to finally be able to play barre chords just as easily as you can play open chords.

My simple approach breaks down the entire process into just 10 simple steps, if you can commit yourself to diligently following the road-map I’ll lay out for you I promise you’ll see a massive improvement in how easy they feel to play.

Course Details

  • Running Time: 1hr 32min
  • 15 video lessons
  • Course book (diagrams & TAB)
  • My personal barre chord practice routine PDF
  • Works on iPad, iPhone, Android

What You Will Get From This Course

  • The only type of guitar you should attempt to learn barre chords on
  • Mastering the perfect hand position (critical to success)
  • The #1 most effective stretching exercise I do on guitar to prepare my fingers for these chords
  • The 4 essential barre chord shapes and some easier options to help you in the meantime!
  • The key to changing between barre chords just as quickly as all your other chords
  • A simple system will have you naming barre chords all the way up and down the neck in just minutes
  • Plus much more!

Who Is This Course For?

Anyone who is struggling with barre chords and wants to break through the barrier that’s been holding them back once and for all.

Curriculum

Step 1 – Your Guitar [2:02]
  • There’s only 1 type of guitar you should learn on
  • The one thing about your guitar that can make it impossible to master barre chords no matter how hard to try!
  • When you take your guitar to the music store, here’s what to tell them to do
  • The secret to having a ‘dream guitar’ to learn on no matter what the brand or price!

Step 2 – Hand Position [1:57]

  • Mastering this one hand position will allow you to perform barre chords perfectly
  • The ideal angles your wrist and arm need to be at
  • Why your thumb is the key player in getting all this to work

Step 3 – Strength [5:10]

  • A friendly wake up call & why you need to GET REAL about playing barre chords
  • The #1 most effective strength inducing exercise you can practice on guitar
  • How 15 minutes of ‘power practice’ can be worth more than 2 hours of the fake, crappy stuff you normally do!
  • The secrets to avoiding injury while you push this technique to the max
  • “Intensity Interruption” and why you should be using it

Step 4 – Stretching [5:25]

  • My #1 most effective stretching exercise on guitar. See great results in as little as 1 week
  • Why some people learning guitar streak ahead of others even though they have the exact same amount of talent
  • How to combine both stretching and strength training together for the ultimate guitar workout
  • How often and for how long you should be performing these exercises each day
  • Why having small hands is no excuse!

Step 5 – Baby Steps [12:47]

  • The 4 essential barre chord shapes and some easier options to help you in the meantime!
  • How to wade into the shallow end with barre chord baby steps (this is clever stuff!) Most people rush to jump off the deep end and drown
  • The easiest barre chord key to start with
  • How to easily mix barre chords with all the open chords you already know

Step 6 – “Pressure Practice” Technique [6:18]

  • The one essential tool you must go out and buy today if you want results as fast as possible
  • How to copy professional concert musicians and the very specific way they practice
  • The key to changing between barre chords just as quickly as all your other chords (otherwise, what’s the point right?)

Step 7 – Naming Barre Chords [18:15]

  • This simple system will have you naming barre chords all the way up and down the neck in just minutes
  • Be able to open any chord or song book and find all the chords on guitar instantly
  • Whether it’s a C#m or a Eb major chord… you’ll know exactly where to go and get one on guitar in seconds

Step 8 – The Key Of A Major [6:00]

  • How to master this very popular key on guitar
  • Why it’s used to play so many famous songs plus some examples including a quick look at Eric Clapton’s “Tears in Heaven”
  • Popular progressions and drills for your practice time

Step 9 – The Key Of E Major [8:56]

  • If you can play this key you can play them all (there are 24 keys in western music to choose from)
  • The structure of keys and why learning one means you’ve learned them all!
  • How minor keys are actually ‘hidden’ inside all major keys… it’s all in how you look at them
  • Tips for getting over the hardest barre chord shape we encounter in this course

Step 10 – Jazz Chords & Moveable Shapes [4:23]

  • A new horizon has appeared and the door is open but it’s up to YOU to walk through it
  • The easiest moveable chord shapes to get you going
  • Easy jazz type progressions you can now play on guitar (even if you didn’t know it)
  • How to mix barre chords with open strings to create some of the most beautiful chord voicings you can get on guitar

Chords Up Close – In this video we’ll summarize all the shapes we’ve been through and package them together in a special way so you’ll never forget them. [8:32]

Daily Practice Routine – I’ll give you my own personal barre chord workout routine, it’s the same one I used to master barre chords when I was learning them. Just do it for 20 – 30 minutes each day and you’ll soon see some massive results. [12:28]