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Guitar Workout of the Day: Essential Daily Exercises to Get Fast Results

Develop Your Speed & Dexterity as You Continue to Learn How to Play the Guitar

By Scott Van Zen & John Price | in Online Courses

This foundational course from Scott Van Zen takes you from a beginner to a pro in 32 information-packed lessons. You will be introduced to guitar basics and then move on to minor and major patterns. It will also cover hammer-ons and pull-offs, slides, rhythm, and two-hand tapping. You will learn exercises and workouts to help you develop your fingers' speed, accuracy, and dexterity which are all important in playing the guitar.

  • Access 32 lectures & 1 hour of content 24/7
  • Learn everything from hammer-ons, pull-offs, slides, rhythm & more
  • Develop speed, accuracy & dexterity
  • Practice w/ several hand & finger exercises

Scott Van Zen | Producer, Composer, Guitarist

Scott Van Zen has spent the past 40 years learning, playing, and teaching guitar. He has become an acclaimed guitarist, songwriter, composer, and producer. He is a pro guitarist who has played with performers like Brian Howe from Bad Company, Gene Simmons of KISS, and DOVE Award-winner Ken Tamplin. If your TV has been on in the last 20 years you have likely heard his music backing movies, TV, and commercials. Scott has placed 1,000+ Songs in Film, TV, and Advertising. In addition to his amazing guitar skills, he is a prolific songwriter.

Accomplishments
  • Started teaching guitar professionally at age 14
  • Attended Guitar Institute of Technology
  • Collaborated on gold and platinum albums with Kiss
  • Received Dove award for his work with recording artist Ken Tamplin
  • Founded highly successful music company, Van Zen Music - producing tracks for commercials, TV, film, and for media sources such as Fox, NBC, and much more

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: desktop & mobile
  • Certificate of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Updates included
  • Experience level required: all levels

Requirements

  • Any device with basic specifications

Course Outline

  • Your First Program
  • Getting Started
    • Introduction - 1:46
  • Scales and Root Notes
    • Minor Arpeggio Patterns - 1:33
    • Minor Pentatonic Scale Patterns - 2:46
    • Root Note Exercise - 8:51
    • Major Arpeggio Patterns - 1:52
    • Minor Blues Scale Patterns - 3:59
  • Hammer-Ons & Pull-Offs
    • Hammer-Ons, Pull-Offs, Trills, Introduction - 2:35
    • Hammer On Pull Off Vertical Scale Study - 3:02
    • Hammer-Ons, Pull-Offs, Horizontal Study - 5:31
    • EVH Hammer-On Pull-Off Exercise - 4:43
  • Slides
    • Slide Up Slide Down Introduction - 2:52
    • Slide Pull-Off Horizontal Transitions Study - 2:51
    • Horizontal HO Slide PO Transitions Study - 4:56
  • Rhythm
    • High Low Funk Rhythm Strum Study - 2:54
    • Rhythm Down Up Down DUD DU - 3:27
    • No Pick Strum Exercise - 3:45
    • Rhythm Swampy Thump Finger Style Study - 6:03
  • Two Hand Tapping
    • Two Hand Tapping Introduction - 3:26
    • Two Hand Tapping With Two Scales - 2:39
    • Two Hand Tapping For Fast Tempo Study - 3:34
    • Two Hand Tapping Two Scale Sequence Study - 2:20
  • Additional Techniques
    • Vibrato 1-2-3 & Push Exercise - 3:59
    • Pick & Fingers Blues Scale Study - 7:46
    • May The 4ths Be With You - 2:37
    • Vibrato Two Handed - 2:36
    • Tension Bend Exercise - 4:06
    • String Muting Exercise - 2:55
    • Breath Inhale Hold Exhale - 3:07
    • Timer and Counter - 1:06
    • Visualizing Exercise - 2:30
    • Wide JS Arp Exercise - 7:02
    • Picking Dynamics - 3:43

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Complete Guitar Foundations: 31 Technique-Packed Lessons to Go Pro

Refine & Take Your Guitar Skills to the Highest Level

By Scott Van Zen & John Price | in Online Courses

In this course, you will learn how to get the right tones, dynamics, and sound design you really seek. Packed with 31+ techniques, this course will help you get the sound you've always wanted to get out of your guitar. Master these techniques and sound like the pros you listen to like Jeff Beck, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Stevie Nicks, and many others. Refine and take your sounds to the highest level.

  • Access 23 lectures & 1 hour of content 24/7
  • Get the right tones, dynamics & sound you really desire
  • Master 31 techniques to refine & take your skills to the next level
  • Know the 7 main aspects of soloing

Scott Van Zen | Producer, Composer, Guitarist

Scott Van Zen has spent the past 40 years learning, playing, and teaching guitar. He has become an acclaimed guitarist, songwriter, composer, and producer. He is a pro guitarist who has played with performers like Brian Howe from Bad Company, Gene Simmons of KISS, and DOVE Award-winner Ken Tamplin. If your TV has been on in the last 20 years you have likely heard his music backing movies, TV, and commercials. Scott has placed 1,000+ Songs in Film, TV, and Advertising. In addition to his amazing guitar skills, he is a prolific songwriter.

Accomplishments
  • Started teaching guitar professionally at age 14
  • Attended Guitar Institute of Technology
  • Collaborated on gold and platinum albums with Kiss
  • Received Dove award for his work with recording artist Ken Tamplin
  • Founded highly successful music company, Van Zen Music - producing tracks for commercials, TV, film, and for media sources such as Fox, NBC, and much more

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: desktop & mobile
  • Certificate of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Updates included
  • Experience level required: all levels

Requirements

  • Any device with basic specifications

Course Outline

  • Introduction
    • DETAILZ Introduction (Watch this first) - 2:38
  • Learn the DETAILZ
    • 7 Main Aspects of Soloing - 3:09
    • Timer & Counter - 1:06
    • Hammer-ons, Pull-offs, Trills, Introduction - 2:35
    • Slide Up Slide Down Introduction - 2:52
    • Tension Bend Exercise - 4:06
    • Vibrato Two Handed - 2:36
    • Slide Vibrato Study - 6:12
    • Pick, Press, 1, 2, Vibrato - 3:10
    • Hammer-on Pull-off & Vibrato - 7:10
    • Extreme Vibrato Exercise - 2:45
    • Dynamics Study - 4:17
    • Lick Study #1 - 8:12
    • Lick Study #2 “Rakes” - 5:48
    • Lick Study #3 (More Bends) - 7:08
    • Lick Study #4 (Bends & Vibrato) - 7:19
    • Bending Introduction - 4:42
    • Breathe Inhale Hold Exhale - 3:07
    • Picking Dynamics - 3:43
    • Visualizing Exercise - 2:30
    • How To End A Lick – HO PO - 4:28
    • Pick, Press, Vibrato, Lift - 2:53
    • Scrapes & Glisses Study - 4:53

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Guitar Rhythm & Strumming Techniques That Worldclass Guitarist Use

Master the Basics of Timing, Rhythm & Strumming and Play the Guitar Like a Pro

By Scott Van Zen & John Price | in Online Courses

This comprehensive course teaches you the basics of timing, rhythm, and strumming. You'll also learn the secrets that Scott Van Zen personally uses for his professional sessions and performances. With these secrets, you will learn to play musical styles such as reggae, ska, shuffle, and more.

  • Access 14 lectures & 1 hour of content 24/7
  • Learn the basics of timing, rhythm & strumming
  • Know different styles & genres
  • Learn the secrets that Pro guitarist Scott Van Zen personally uses in his performances

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: desktop & mobile
  • Certificate of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Updates included
  • Experience level required: all levels

Requirements

  • Any device with basic specifications

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: desktop & mobile
  • Certificate of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Updates included
  • Experience level required: all levels

Requirements

  • Any device with basic specifications

Course Outline

  • Introduction
    • STRUMZ Introduction - 1:31
  • Styles & Sounds
    • Swampy Thump Rhythm - 6:03
    • High Low Funk Rhythm - 2:54
    • Using Delay with Rhythm - 5:36
    • Reggae Rhythm - 3:24
    • Bo Diddley Rhythm - 4:24
    • Train Rhythm - 3:12
    • Shuffle Rhythm - 6:00
  • Strum Fundamentals
    • Down Up Down Rhythm DUD DU - 3:27
    • One Note Rhythm Study - 6:11
    • No Pick Strum Exercise - 3:45
    • Timing and Beats - 4:44
    • Timer & Counter - 1:06
  • STRUMZ Wrap Up
    • Closing Technique Talk - 3:50

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