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Discover how the MWG learning system makes you a better guitarist, removes stress in the practice room, and makes learning guitar fun and exciting.


Everything you need to improve your playing and experience the proven MWG learning system is in these free lessons.


Pick a topic, grab your guitar, and level up your playing today.

Step #1 - Choose a Success Path


Each pathway guides you from day 1 of your journey to reaching your guitar playing goals.

Beginner - Intermediate - Advanced


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Step #2 - Experience the MWG Learning System With Free Lessons

Beginner Guitar Chords - C D G

Learning how to play guitar is one of the most fun activities you can do. There’s something about learning guitar chords, strumming along with songs, and...

Struggling With Barre Chords? Here’s How to Fix Them

There comes a time when every guitarist must venture beyond open chords and begin to play across the...

Throw Away Your Pick! - 6 Essential Fingerstyle Workouts

In 2002 I did something that I never thought I would do; I threw away my pick and moved to playing fingerstyle...

The Quickest Way to Perfect Hammers Ons? Break it Down

Hammer-ons sound great on guitar. They just do. There’s something about that snap between notes...

Get Rid of Pull Off Mistakes for Good

Learning how to do pull-offs is an essential journey that every guitarist has to take in their development. Pull offs allow you to play 2 notes with...

The Best Way to Practice Guitar Technique

When learning how to play guitar you know that building solid technique is important and should be practiced daily. But when you sit down to practice technique...

Getting Shifty With It - Guitar Shifting Essentials

There comes a time in every guitarist’s life when they’ve got a handle on open chords and riffs and now it’s time to...

Who Else Wants Killer Legato Technique?

One of the coolest sounding techniques on guitar is legato, which is where you pick less and slur more. Players such as Allan Holdsworth, Joe Satriani, and even...

Chord Melody for Beginners – Guide Tones

I think you’ll agree that chord melody on guitar is fun and exciting to listen to. In the hands of an experienced player, chord melody can sound like magic...

How to Play Bossa Nova Guitar

When I played my first gig in Brazil back in 2010, I thought I knew how to play a cool-sounding bossa groove. I had used my ears and just kind of “picked up” bossa grooves...

Rootless Chords – ii V I Essentials

I think you’ll agree that comping chords over standards is one of the most enjoyable experiences you can have as a jazz guitarist. There’s something about the chord shapes...

Here’s a Method That’s Helping Guitarists Play Basslines

When it comes time to learn a new technique, such as basslines, on guitar, we tend to try and jump to...

Ditch the Complicated Scales – Unleashing Pentatonics

Guitarists love to play pentatonic scales. They’re usually the first scale you learn, they’re easy to play, and...

CAGED for Guitar - The C Major Shape

When learning scales and arpeggios on guitar, the key to success is working on shapes that are easy to memorize and related to each other on the neck...

How to Play Mixolydian on Guitar

As you learn to solo over the blues, you start with the minor blues scale, maybe move on to the major blues scale, then stop from there. But...

Why Some Guitarists Always Play Killer Jazz Solos

You grab your favorite guitar, turn up your amp, throw on a backing track, and start to jam over your favorite jazz tune...

3 Melodic Minor Exercises That Will Change Your Guitar Playing

One of the most important scales you can learn as a modern guitarist is melodic minor. It can be used to solo over...

Jazz Blues Guitar - Piano Style Soloing

Learning to play jazz blues is one of the most fun and exciting ways to spend time in the practice room as a guitarist. The blues is to guitarists like...

Here’s How Mike Stern Creates Killer Solos [With Video]

When I was younger, I loved Mike Stern. I loved his solos, his chords, his subs, his tone, everyone he did, I loved...

Here’s a Quick Way to Solo With Melodic Minor

Melodic minor is one of the most important scale and scale system that any guitarist can learn and apply to...

How to Solo Over Major ii V I Chords – Bebop Outlines

The most important jazz chord progression is the major ii-V-I. I know, not really going out on a limb with that, but...

How to Play Jazz Chords Like a Boss

Learning how to play jazz chord progressions means learning how to play fast-moving ii-V chords. ii-V’s are found in countless jazz songs and tend to move by pretty...

3 Steps to Soloing Over Fast Chord Progressions

When learning how to solo over jazz standards, things usually start well for many guitarists. You learn how...