Guitar Basics Progression & Rhythm With Song Singing Level 1_Part B: Learning GCDC Chord Progression_All Down Rhythm_Em Chord
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Last Update October 16, 2022

About This Course


About Course

Level of the course: Level of the course is Beginner in this age and course category.

This is a Basic course designed to introduce simple guitar GCDC progression, Em Chord and basic all down rhythm to student. Student will learn basic chord changes. Student will learn singing 3 songs on Guitar.

Course Availability options: Course videos combined with online/offline sessions.

Free Demo Available: Yes

This Course Includes

24 Video lessons, 6 finger exercises & 10 Melodies throughout the course.

Lesson Topics       
Basic GCDC progression, All four down rhythm and Em Chord.

Finger Exercises Included: Rhythm Whole note Down Stroke( Metronome), Rhythm Workout quarter note, Rhythm Workout missing 3, Rhythm workout missing 2, Phantom Exercise, Alternative Picking.

Songs with Singing: Ek Ajnabee Hasina Se, Khamoshiyan, Jb Koi Baat Bigaad Jaye.

Melody Pieces Included:  

Sada Haq Intro
Smoke on the water Intro
Socha hai Intro(i)
Socha hai(ii)
Jingle Bells        
Jingle Bells (ii) 
Soch Na Sake Intro
Twinkle Twinkle
Ek Kudi(i)
Ek Kudi(ii)

Focus: Over all focus is to introduce chord changes and rhythmic movement of hands. Melodies in the course will help the students to understand the feel of music and movement on more than one string. It will help to understand the continuity of the music. Student will practice lessons with different playing styles such as strokes, plucking and usage of metronome.

Duration: The original course duration is 12 weeks. Though student can take the course in options of 8, 12 weeks depending upon the skill set.

Instrument required: Student must have guitar.

Certificate after completion: Yes

Course Delivery Related 

  • By default the course comes with course videos combined + live sessions with faculty. But student can choose other options as well.
  • Please note that offline sessions or home sessions are only available if an offline Tree of Skills center is within 10 Km’s of your area.  
  • Default live or physical (in Center) session is one on one (personal session) with duration of 25 minutes. For a group of 4-6 then 60 minutes.
  • Groups are made if students have same skill and learning ability.
  • Default duration of home session is 40 minutes.
  • Fee for Offline sessions depends upon the fee structure of the offline center. For offline sessions student first has to buy online package then contact offline center and pay additional amount if any to complete the enrollment.
  • Course Duration: It is the duration for which you want the course active. You can choose multiple options. You can always increase or decrease course duration


Learning Objectives

Student will learn Basic GCDC Chord Progression.
Student shall be able to make Chord changes.
Student will start playing long melodies.
Introduction to rhythms (All 4 rhythm)
Em Chord


  • Basic knowledge of G, C, D, Cadd 9 Chord.

Target Audience

  • Every one above 7 year of age.


52 Lessons40h

Month 1_Week_1_Session 1_G C D G chord progression DS

Introduction to GCDC chord progression
Week 1 Basic of Guitar Session 15:26Preview
Week 1_ Session _Melodies5:02Preview
Week 1 & 2_ Session _Finger Exercise4:20Preview

Month 1_Week_1_Session 2_G C D G (DUS)

Month 1_Week 2_Session 1_G C D G Chord Plucking (DS)

Month 1_Week 2_Session 2_G C D G Chord Plucking (DUS)

Month 1_Week 3_Session 1_G C D G Chord Plucking (DS) (QN) with Beats 60 BPM

Month 1_Week 3_Session 2_G C D G Chord Plucking (DUS) (QN) with Beats 60 BPM

Month 1_Week 4_Session 1_G C D G Chord Strumming (DS) (QN) with Beats 60 BPM

Month 1_Week 4_Session 2_How to name notes

Month 2_Week 1_Session 1_E minor chord DS

Month 2_Week 1_Session 1_E minor chord DUS

Month 2_Week 2_Session 1_E minor Chord Plucking DS

Month 2_Week 2_Session 2_E minor chord down up stroke plucking

Month 2_Week 3_Session 1_E Minor Chord Plucking (DS) (QN)

Month 2_Week 3_Session 2_E Minor Chord Plucking (DUS) (QN) with Beats 60 BPM

Month 2_Week 4_Session 1_E Minor Chord strum(DS) (QN) with Beats 60 BPM

Month 2_Week 4_Sesssion 2_Stroking Strings to sound better(Theory)

Month 3_Week 1_Session 1_Progression (SP1) All Down 4 rhythm (D D D D ) G C add 9, D strumming pattern

Month 3_Week 1_Session 2_D D D(missing 2)( 1 3 4) on (G,CAdd9,D) chord Progression (SP1) (Change)

Month 3_Week 2_Session 1_(Em, D, CAdd9) Chord Progression (SP1) ( D D D D ) (Normal)

Month 3_Week 2_Session 2_Introduction DU DU DU DU(Em, D, CAdd9) Chord Progression (SP1) (Change)

Month 3_Week 3_Session 1_All 4 down D D D D (G, C, D) Chord Progression (SP1) with Beats 60 BPM (Normal)

Month 3_Week 3_Session 2_All Down( D D D D) G Cadd Em, D random chord (SP1) with Beats 60 BPM (Change)

Month 4_Week 4_Session 1_(D D D) random (G Em D C add 9) (SP1) (Change) with Beats 70 BPM

Month 4_Week 4_Session 2_What is 8 Note Rhythm(Theory)

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