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Founded in 1991, TrueFire collaborates with 600+ top educators to produce what Guitar Player Magazine calls "the planet's largest and most comprehensive selection of online guitar instruction."

500,000+ pro and amateur students from 200+ countries "learn, practice, and play" with TrueFire's interactive self-study courses and patented learning systems for online workshops and classrooms, which provide personalized assessment and lesson plans from instructors.

TrueFire's course library features over 20,000 interactive video guitar lessons covering all styles, techniques and levels. Lessons are presented in a variety of formats spanning disks, downloads, streaming, mobile apps, online workshops and classrooms.

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The 3 Ways to Learn, Practice, & Play at TrueFire

There are 3 core ways to learn, practice and play at TrueFire, giving students the flexibility to create a learning program that best fits their needs and preferences. Study on your own with a course, enroll in an online workshop with personalized feedback, or get 1-on-1 private instruction from a top educator in an online classroom.


Downloadable Interactive Video Software for Self-Study

Interactive features and functions include standard notation, Power Tab, Guitar Pro, jam tracks, playback controls, video looping, slow-mo, tuner, metronome and other tools.
A world-class educator presents an in-depth course of study, in a specific style or technique, including harmonic concepts, performance examples, playalongs, analysis and insight.
Craft your own study program and work through an interactive video course from beginning to end or cherry-pick your favorite lessons. Control all aspects of your learning experience.
All interactive video courses are available as instant downloads, on disc, or as streaming video on web, mobile, and our iPad app. Study anywhere, anytime in the format of your choice. Upgrade to All Access for unlimited streaming access to all courses.

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Topic-Specific, 8-Week Online Learning Programs

Your instructor provides weekly video lessons and assignments. When you've completed your assignment, you'll send video to your instructor for assessment and feedback.
As you work through the 8-week curriculum, your instructor will monitor your progress and guide you through each of the weekly assignments based on your needs.
Focus on a specific subject, over the eight-week period, to achieve a higher level of competency in a particular style or technique. Download all videos at completion for future reference.
While you'll interact privately with the workshop instructor, you'll also have the opportunity to join in group activities with other students following the same curriculum.

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Private Online Instruction with Personalized Lesson Plans

Learn at your own pace, on your own schedule, while studying with a top educator of your choice who specializes in the learning methods and techniques of your preferred style.
Your instructor will customize a lesson plan for you based on your goals, initial assessment, available practice time and current level of play. The lesson plan evolves as you progress.
Your instructor sends you video lessons and personalized assignments. When you've completed your assignment, you'll send video to your instructor for assessment and feedback.
While you'll study privately with your instructor, you'll also have the opportunity to interact with other students in group activities such as jams, video sharing and discussion feeds.

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Student Testimonials

"In my search around the Internet for good guitar learning tools, TrueFire stands out above all others. There just isn't anything better." - Rolf Larssen

"TrueFire just keeps getting better and better! The quality of instruction is second to none. If you play the guitar or are looking to learn how to play, TrueFire is definitely the place to start." - Michael Rogala

"This is truly a true fire way of advancing, achieving, and accomplishing your desires as a musician." - Ted Peliggi

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