Video Lessons

Learn how to play guitar with over 1,100 online guitar video lessons, from Beginner to Advanced levels and in styles ranging from rock, blues, and jazz to metal, country, and classical, all taught by renowned instructors and top recording artists. Check it out for yourself with this free lesson!

Rock Rhythm Guitar

Doug Boduch


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The guitar video lessons at are taught by some of the best guitar teachers in the business, from renowned instructors like Wolf Marshall (founding editor of Guitar One magazine), Tom Kolb (longtime instructor at Hollywood's famous Musicians Institute), Greg Koch (clinician for Fender Musical Instruments), and Troy Stetina (top-selling Hal Leonard instructional author) as well as top recording artists like Eric Johnson, Joe Bonamassa, George Lynch, and Alex de Grassi. In total, our teacher roster contains over 130 top instructors covering everything from stylistic lessons on technique, theory, and harmony to related stringed instruments like banjo, mandolin, and ukulele to the ins and outs of guitar setup and maintenance—literally something for everyone!


Learning how to play guitar is an incredibly rewarding process, but it can also be a challenging one. We've put together five distinct Beginner Lesson pathways, covering electric, acoustic, and classical guitar methods while also giving you the choice of learning with guitar tab only or with standard music notation and tab together. We've even got a course just for young kids, whose smaller bodies and hands sometimes require special adaptations.

If you'd rather learn by video alone, we've put together a set of 10 beginning guitar lessons written specifically for the absolute beginner. These beginner guitar video lessons were conceptualized and written by the guitar editorial team at Hal Leonard Corporation—the very same people behind the best-selling guitar method in the world (Hal Leonard Guitar Method), so you can be assured that you're getting the best learning experience possible. To learn more about our beginner guitar video lessons, check out our Beginners page.


Perhaps your beginner days are years behind you, and you're looking for tips and advice on advanced topics like Triad Substitution, Modal Soloing, Sweep Picking, Outside Playing, or Advanced ii-V-I Licks. If so, has the online guitar lessons for you. Looking to improve your shred technique? Check out our lessons from Troy Stetina, Marcus Henderson (Guitar Hero session guitarist), or Jeff Loomis (Nevermore). Want to boost your bop chops? We've got advanced jazz guitar lessons from John Pizzarelli and Jimmy Bruno, among others. Want to forge some barn-burnin' Telecaster twang? Who better to show you how than Albert Lee, Redd Volkaert, and Ray Flacke?! Looking for advanced acoustic guitar lessons? Check out our sessions with Alex de Grassi, Ben Woolman, and Tony Rice. Browse all of our Advanced guitar video lessons here.