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Electric Intermediates Level 1

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Expand your chord knowledge

This course follows immediately on from Electric Beginners (Level 3). Our first intermediate electric course will help you expand your knowledge of chords to include all CAGED shapes across the neck, dramatically improving your versatility.

The Barre chord shapes we've covered so far are some of the most useful you can play on guitar, now I want to show you their next level!

Dan Holton

Level up your rhythm playing

You'll also learn trickier and more subtle rhythms, and discover how to use dynamics effectively. This is a challenging course as it really focuses on dividing the fretboard into five positions to ensure you have an understanding of the whole guitar, even the dusty end of the neck!


21 HD videos

Full lesson notes

Backing tracks

Supporting diagrams

Interactive guitar tab

This course includes the following 4 units:

Unit 1

Essentials Part 1

It's always tricky for a guitarist to know if they are an "intermediate" player! In this part of our essentials course, we'll help you find out, with a recap of all the things an intermediate guitarist should know...

Lesson 1Barre Chords

Lesson 2Moving Shapes

Lesson 3Universal Strumming

Lesson 4"Was It Worth It" Part 1

Lesson 5"Was It Worth It" Part 2

Unit 2

Essentials Part 2

Now let's take your playing to another level! In this course of lessons, we look at major CAGED chords. These shapes will help you improvise, create unique guitar parts and generally deepen your understanding of the guitar. Enjoy!

Lesson 1Major CAGED

Lesson 2C, G and D Shapes

Lesson 3CAGED Exercise

Lesson 4"Place Your Hand In My Hand" Introduction

Lesson 5"Place Your Hand In My Hand" Part 1

Lesson 6"Place Your Hand In My Hand" Part 2

Unit 3

Essentials Part 3

We look the minor CAGED chord shapes, which will complete the set of chords we need for now. These are a slight alteration on the major shapes, but allow us to tackle a brand new pop/ska style tune!

Lesson 1Minor CAGED

Lesson 2Exercise

Lesson 3"Moving On"

Lesson 4"Moving On" Part 1

Lesson 5"Moving On" Part 2

Unit 4

Essentials Part 4

This set of lessons will really get your brain working as we test your CAGED chord skills. Then we'll attempt the hardest song to date, featuring arpeggiated CAGED chords, major and minor CAGED shapes and new rhythm patterns to sink your teeth into.

Lesson 1Finding The Chords

Lesson 2"Living In Another Dream"

Lesson 3"Living In Another Dream" Part 1

Lesson 4"Living In Another Dream" Part 2

Lesson 5"Living In Another Dream" Part 3

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