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Things you wanted to know but were afraid to ask? Things you wanted to know but were afraid to ask? Things you wanted to know but were afraid to ask? Things you wanted to know but were afraid to ask? Things you wanted to know but were afraid to ask?

This is just the beginning of an idea that has not completely formed yet but I think it's a good one. You need to know roughly how dificult songs and exercises you should tackle and make sure that your knowledge is strong without missing big chunks of info - so this is just a way to check that you have all the good stuff going on ;)

I will be developing this in the near future...

 

Level 1 - White (Beginner)

Chords: Basic Open Chords A, D, E, G, C, Am, Dm, Em
Scales: A Minor Pentatonic (Position 1)
Rhythm Skills: Basic strumming (not joined)
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Recommended: To start theory study (Practical Music Theory Book)

 

Level 2 - Yellow (Beginner)

Chords: Power Chords, 
Scales: G Major Scale (Position 1)
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Repertiore: 12 Bar Blues

 

Level 3 - Orange (Beginner)

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Level 4 - Green (Intermediate)

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Level 5 - Blue (Intermediate)

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Level 6 - Purple (Intermediate)

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Level 7 - Red (Player)

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Level 8 - Brown (Player)

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Level 9 - Black (Expert, artist, guru, legend)

This level is just for Jeff Beck, Tommy Emmanuel, Joe Pass, Robben Ford, Jimi Hendrix etc. Real masters, not me!

You should be able to do some crazy ass stuff if you're at this level.