(Rock House). This accelerated starter program is designed for someone with little or no experience and will take you from beginner to intermediate player. To guarantee that you'll receive a complete and effective learning experience, we've packed this course with over 45 lessons, two intructional CDs, and 24/7 online lesson support. Your instructor starts by teaching you basics like how to hold your guitar, proper hand position, tuning and how to read chord and tablature charts. You quickly graduate to playing chords, scales, strumming rhythms, and key lead techniques like hammer-ons, pull-offs, and bends. You will develop an understanding of Blues and the foundation of Rock music.