This series designed by renowned guitarist John McCarthy starts with the basics by teaching you the parts of the guitar, proper hand position, tuning, how to read chord and tab charts, essential chords in song structures, lead patterns and exercises. Next learn multi position lead patterns, blues scales, riffs, bar chords, full natural minor scales and key lead techniques. John guides you to the next level with challenging advanced riffs, techniques, scales, pivoting and sweep arpeggios that will help you start to develop you own style. You'll get to apply all you learn over the full band backing tracks that will give you the feel and excitement of being in your own band. Each Rock House product includes free lifetime membership to Rock House's online lesson support system. Enhance your learning experience, links with instructors, download backing tracks, access message boards, and much more. You'll connect with a community of musicians around the world learning to play music using The Rock House Method.