Coach Guitar is a website that brings together vdeoaulas for those who want to learn to play music of different styles on guitar and viola. With hundreds of videos online, the platform allows you to choose content by degree of difficulty and musical styles. When opening a video, users can follow close-up images of the teacher on the computer screen showing all the chords in sync with the music.
The website also displays extra details about the artist and the song. It is even possible to open the music tablature to accompany the change of chords in the document that shows the scale representation of the instrument.
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Although it is a paid service, new users can use the trial version of Coach Guitar to test all functions of the site for seven days. There is only one free class for beginners. Coach Guitar also has an app for Android and iPhone (iOS) phones.
Tutorial shows how to use the Coach Guitar website to learn music on the computer Photo: Marvin Costa / TechTudo
Creating a platform account
Step 1. Visit the Coach Guitar website and choose an option to create an account. In this example, we will use the option "Facebook";
When to login to the Coach Guitar service Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa
Step 2. Click on the "Continue as (your Facebook username)" button;
When creating a Coach Guitar account using Facebook login Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa
Step 3. Click on the option "Start free trial";
When to start the free trial on the Coach Guitar platform Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa
Step 4. At that time, use a PayPal account or your credit card details to be entitled to test the service for seven days;
When to use a credit card to evaluate the Coach Guitar platform for seven days Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa
Step 5. After confirming the payment details, click "Continue" to access the platform's classes. If you are not interested in paying for the platform, remember to cancel your subscription before the seven-day trial ends.
When accessing the Coach Guitar home screen after adding payment information Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa
Step 1. On the service home page, click on the browse option;
Option to browse the categories of the Coach Guitar website Foto: Reproduo / Marvin Costa
Step 2. You can choose a category to open the guitar lessons on the PC. In this example, we will use the category "Rock";
Class categories on the Coach Guitar website Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa
Step 3. Rest the mouse pointer over one of the music images and tap on the "Start Lesson" option;
When to start a guitar lesson on the Coach Guitar platform Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa
Step 4. The video is open on the screen and you can follow each song chord by looking at the movement of the teacher's hands. In the options in the right corner of the screen, navigate through the song's parts to learn the chords and rhythm;
Options of a video lesson from the website Coach Guitar Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa
Step 5. By clicking on one of the parts of the song, the video will go on to present more details of the chords and a digital representation of where to place your fingers on the guitar scale;
Details about chords of a song on the Coach Guitar platform Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa
Step 6. In the part below the video, see more details about the artist and the music. Tap "Tablature" to proceed;
When to open the score for a song on the Coach Guitar platform Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa
Step 7. The song tablature shows all the chords and where they will be used in the course of the song. You can use this document to learn to play the song.
Tablature with chords and details to play a pipe on the Coach Guitar website Photo: Reprdouo / Marvin Costa
Use the tips to learn how to use Coach Guitar to learn to play your favorite songs on guitar and viola.