All these free beginner classical guitar lessons have the same format. Have a look at how this page is layed out and become familiar with where things are.
The lesson starts with a breakdown of the lesson aims. This is followed by tips and guidelines - these are really essential so don't skip past these.
Then you'll get your guitar pieces that support the aim of the lesson and supporting resources which include accompaniment in video format and the sheet music.
These lessons are designed for the beginner classical guitar player or as assistance to the classical guitar teacher.
The lessons builds step by step with each lesson building on the previous lesson in three important ways:
Try and play through all the exercises that I provide links for before you move onto the next lesson.
Remember, that the house with the solid foundation is stronger in the long run!
See the diagram below for notes on the E string and check which fingers to use in each fret. Alternately, review the notes on the guitar fretboard.
Notice the note values. If you need to revise this aspect go to music theory. In Exercise 1 you will be playing Whole Notes; in Exercise 2 & 3 half notes and in Exercise 4 quarter notes.
The music theory page on www.learn-classical-guitar-today.com provides an introduction to music theory.
You'll need to go a little deeper into music theory as you proceed. The best online resource for this is Guitar Theory Revolution. It recognises that music theory is very hard for guitarists because music theory has till now been located in the piano paradigm. The Guitar Theory Revolution overthrows the piano paradigm that is holding you back and embraces the attributes of the guitar to unpack music theory. In fact, it goes further and allows you to see that the guitar is one of the best instruments for learning theory.
There are FOUR exercises that you have to move through.
If your hand is feeling tired, try going through these left hand exercises guaranteed to strengthen and increase the suppleness of your fingers.