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Get out of the rut of using the same chords and progressions in your practice with Ryan Judd’s Guitar Skills Course. This course is designed to give you fresh ideas to spice up your guitar playing.

Ryan will show you simple, beautiful, and lush sounding chords up the neck of the guitar that are easy to get to and play, so you can keep focused on the client. Clips will be shown of Ryan working with his clients that demonstrate the same chords, progressions and techniques that are taught in the course.

You will also learn great strum patterns, finger picking patterns, and rhythmic and percussive effects to enhance your guitar playing.

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This course is approved by the Certification Board for Music Therapists (CBMT) for 3 CMTEs.

Do you have questions? Special requests? Group access? Student discount? We will work with you!

Send an email to Paige at Info@MusicTherapyEd.com with your specific request, and we will respond with a custom solution just for you. (Paige is a music therapist too! She can help.)

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About the Instructor

Ryan Judd, MA, MT-BC

Ryan Judd, MA, MT-BC

Ryan Judd, MA, MT-BC has been in private practice for more than 13 years and specializes in children with special needs. In addition to working one on one with clients, Ryan also leads groups focused on the development of social skills. Ryan believes that “children with special needs deserve to learn and develop in a fun, creative and motivating atmosphere.” Ryan is also a professional guitar teacher and founder of The Rhythm Tree.

Kind Words

“Would I recommend this course? YES YES YES!!! Ryan did an excellent job of presenting the information so I could practice and use the skills right away in my therapy sessions. I am not a strong guitar player so I was concerned about my skill to play these chords and strumming patterns. Ryan made it so simple and his pace was spot on for my guitar skill level. This course was amazing!”

Donna Ahern, MT-BC

“This course has really opened up the guitar to me. I’m much more confident about playing chords up the neck of the guitar and playing in different genres. An unexpected outcome of this course is the ability to play modal music as well. This course also, unexpectedly, taught me ALOT about using improvisation with clients as well, something I was not comfortable with before. The material was easy to understand and quick to pick up on. I’ve wanted to learn how to do some of these techniques for years, but could never seem to find someone who could explain it in a way that made sense. It was so easy, I can’t understand why it was so hard to figure out before! I really enjoyed Ryan’s relaxed teaching style. He explained things so simply and easily it really made the material and skills attainable quickly. I can’t say enough how much I loved this course!!”

Sarah Winkler, MT-BC

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CBMT Relationship: Guitar Skills 101 with Ryan Judd, MA, MT-BC is approved by the Certification Board for Music Therapists (CBMT) for 3 Continuing Music Therapy Education credits. Sound Health Music, Approved Provider #P-110, maintains responsibility for program quality and adherence to CBMT policies and criteria. Please view the required CBMT information.