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1.         Introduction

1.1     These terms and conditions shall govern your use of our website.

1.2     By using our website, you accept these terms and conditions in full; accordingly, if you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use our website.

1.3     If you [register with our website, submit any material to our website or use any of our website services], we will ask you to expressly agree to these terms and conditions.

1.4     Our website uses cookies; by using our website or agreeing to these terms and conditions, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of our [privacy and cookies policy].

2.         Credit

2.1     This document was created using a template from SEQ Legal (http://www.seqlegal.com).

3.         Copyright notice

3.1     Copyright (c) 2015 Justin Moss

3.2     Subject to the express provisions of these terms and conditions:

(a)      we, together with our licensors, own and control all the copyright and other intellectual property rights in our website and the material on our website; and

(b)      all the copyright and other intellectual property rights in our website and the material on our website are reserved.

4.         Licence to use website

4.1     You may:

(a)      view pages from our website in a web browser;

(b)      download pages from our website for caching in a web browser;

(c)      print pages from our website;

(d)      [stream audio and video files from our website; and]

(e)      [use [our website services] by means of a web browser,]

          subject to the other provisions of these terms and conditions.

4.2     Except as expressly permitted by Section 4.1 or the other provisions of these terms and conditions, you must not download any material from our website or save any such material to your computer.

4.3     You may only use our website for [your own personal and business purposes], and you must not use our website for any other purposes.

4.4     Except as expressly permitted by these terms and conditions, you must not edit or otherwise modify any material on our website.

4.5     Unless you own or control the relevant rights in the material, you must not:

(a)      republish material from our website (including republication on another website);

(b)      sell, rent or sub-license material from our website;

(c)      show any material from our website in public;

(d)      exploit material from our website for a commercial purpose; or

(e)      redistribute material from our website.

4.6     Notwithstanding Section 4.5, you may redistribute [our newsletter] in [print and electronic form] to [any person].

4.7     We reserve the right to restrict access to areas of our website, or indeed our whole website, at our discretion; you must not circumvent or bypass, or attempt to circumvent or bypass, any access restriction measures on our website.

5.         Acceptable use

5.1     You must not:

(a)      use our website in any way or take any action that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the performance, availability or accessibility of the website;

(b)      use our website in any way that is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity;

(c)      use our website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software;

(d)      conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to our website without our express written consent;

(e)      [access or otherwise interact with our website using any robot, spider or other automated means;]

(f)      [violate the directives set out in the robots.txt file for our website; or]

(g)      [use data collected from our website for any direct marketing activity (including without limitation email marketing, SMS marketing, telemarketing and direct mailing).]

5.2     You must not use data collected from our website to contact individuals, companies or other persons or entities.

5.3     You must ensure that all the information you supply to us through our website, or in relation to our website, is [true, accurate, current, complete and non-misleading].

6.         Registration and accounts

6.1     To be eligible for an individual account on our website under this Section 6, you must [be at least 18 years of age and resident in the United Kingdom].

6.2     You may register for an account with our website by [completing and submitting the account registration form on our website, and clicking on the verification link in the email that the website will send to you].

6.3     You must not allow any other person to use your account to access the website.

6.4     You must notify us in writing immediately if you become aware of any unauthorised use of your account.

6.5     You must not use any other person's account to access the website[, unless you have that person's express permission to do so].

7.         User IDs and passwords

7.1     If you register for an account with our website, [we will provide you with / you will be asked to choose] a user ID and password.

7.2     Your user ID must not be liable to mislead and must comply with the content rules set out in Section 10; you must not use your account or user ID for or in connection with the impersonation of any person.

7.3     You must keep your password confidential.

7.4     You must notify us in writing immediately if you become aware of any disclosure of your password.

7.5     You are responsible for any activity on our website arising out of any failure to keep your password confidential, and may be held liable for any losses arising out of such a failure.

8.         Cancellation and suspension of account

8.1     We may:

(a)      [suspend your account;]

(b)      [cancel your account; and/or]

(c)      [edit your account details,]

          at any time in our sole discretion without notice or explanation.

8.2     You may cancel your account on our website [using your account control panel on the website].

9.         Your content: licence

9.1     In these terms and conditions, "your content" means all works and materials (including without limitation text, graphics, images, audio material, video material, audio-visual material, scripts, software and files) that you submit to us or our website for storage or publication on, processing by, or transmission via, our website.

9.2     You grant to us a [worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free licence] to [use, reproduce, store, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your content in any existing or future media / reproduce, store and publish your content on and in relation to this website and any successor website / reproduce, store and, with your specific consent, publish your content on and in relation to this website].

9.3     You grant to us the right to sub-license the rights licensed under Section 9.2.

9.4     You grant to us the right to bring an action for infringement of the rights licensed under Section 9.2.

9.5     You hereby waive all your moral rights in your content to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law; and you warrant and represent that all other moral rights in your content have been waived to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law.

9.6     You may edit your content to the extent permitted using the editing functionality made available on our website.

9.7     Without prejudice to our other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach any provision of these terms and conditions in any way, or if we reasonably suspect that you have breached these terms and conditions in any way, we may delete, unpublish or edit any or all of your content.

10.      Your content: rules

10.1    You warrant and represent that your content will comply with these terms and conditions.

10.2    Your content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any person's legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action against any person (in each case in any jurisdiction and under any applicable law).

10.3    Your content, and the use of your content by us in accordance with these terms and conditions, must not:

(a)      be libellous or maliciously false;

(b)      be obscene or indecent;

(c)      infringe any copyright, moral right, database right, trade mark right, design right, right in passing off, or other intellectual property right;

(d)      infringe any right of confidence, right of privacy or right under data protection legislation;

(e)      constitute negligent advice or contain any negligent statement;

(f)      constitute an incitement to commit a crime[, instructions for the commission of a crime or the promotion of criminal activity];

(g)      be in contempt of any court, or in breach of any court order;

(h)      be in breach of racial or religious hatred or discrimination legislation;

(i)       be blasphemous;

(j)      be in breach of official secrets legislation;

(k)      be in breach of any contractual obligation owed to any person;

(l)       [depict violence[ in an explicit, graphic or gratuitous manner];]

(m)     [be pornographic[, lewd, suggestive or sexually explicit];]

(n)      [be untrue, false, inaccurate or misleading;]

(o)      [consist of or contain any instructions, advice or other information which may be acted upon and could, if acted upon, cause illness, injury or death, or any other loss or damage;]

(p)      [constitute spam;]

(q)      [be offensive, deceptive, fraudulent, threatening, abusive, harassing, anti-social, menacing, hateful, discriminatory or inflammatory; or]

(r)      [cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety to any person.]

11.      Limited warranties

11.1    We do not warrant or represent:

(a)      the completeness or accuracy of the information published on our website;

(b)      that the material on the website is up to date; or

(c)      that the website or any service on the website will remain available.

11.2    We reserve the right to discontinue or alter any or all of our website services, and to stop publishing our website, at any time in our sole discretion without notice or explanation; and save to the extent expressly provided otherwise in these terms and conditions, you will not be entitled to any compensation or other payment upon the discontinuance or alteration of any website services, or if we stop publishing the website.

11.3    To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law and subject to Section 12.1, we exclude all representations and warranties relating to the subject matter of these terms and conditions, our website and the use of our website.

12.      Limitations and exclusions of liability

12.1    Nothing in a contract under these terms and conditions will:

(a)      limit or exclude any liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence;

(b)      limit or exclude any liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;

(c)      limit any liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or

(d)      exclude any liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.

12.2    The limitations and exclusions of liability set out in this Section 12 and elsewhere in a contract under these terms and conditions:

(a)      are subject to Section 12.1; and

(b)      govern all liabilities arising under that contract or relating to the subject matter of that contract, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort (including negligence) and for breach of statutory duty, except to the extent expressly provided otherwise in that contract.

12.3    To the extent that our website and the information and services on our website are provided free of charge, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature.

12.4    We will not be liable to you in respect of any losses arising out of any event or events beyond our reasonable control.

12.5    We will not be liable to you in respect of any business losses, including (without limitation) loss of or damage to profits, income, revenue, use, production, anticipated savings, business, contracts, commercial opportunities or goodwill.

12.6    We will not be liable to you in respect of any loss or corruption of any data, database or software.

12.7    We will not be liable to you in respect of any special, indirect or consequential loss or damage.

12.8    You accept that we have an interest in limiting the personal liability of our officers and employees and, having regard to that interest, you acknowledge that we are a limited liability entity; you agree that you will not bring any claim personally against our officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the website or these terms and conditions (this will not, of course, limit or exclude the liability of the limited liability entity itself for the acts and omissions of our officers and employees).

13.      Breaches of these terms and conditions

13.1    Without prejudice to our other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, or if we reasonably suspect that you have breached these terms and conditions in any way, we may:

(a)      send you one or more formal warnings;

(b)      temporarily suspend your access to our website;

(c)      permanently prohibit you from accessing our website;

(d)      block computers using your IP address from accessing our website;

(e)      contact any or all of your internet service providers and request that they block your access to our website;

(f)      commence legal action against you, whether for breach of contract or otherwise; and/or

(g)      suspend or delete your account on our website.

13.2    Where we suspend or prohibit or block your access to our website or a part of our website, you must not take any action to circumvent such suspension or prohibition or blocking (including without limitation creating and/or using a different account).

14.      Variation

14.1    We may revise these terms and conditions from time to time.

14.2    [The revised terms and conditions shall apply to the use of our website from the date of publication of the revised terms and conditions on the website, and you hereby waive any right you may otherwise have to be notified of, or to consent to, revisions of these terms and conditions. / We will give you written notice of any revision of these terms and conditions, and the revised terms and conditions will apply to the use of our website from the date that we give you such notice; if you do not agree to the revised terms and conditions, you must stop using our website.]

14.3    If you have given your express agreement to these terms and conditions, we will ask for your express agreement to any revision of these terms and conditions; and if you do not give your express agreement to the revised terms and conditions within such period as we may specify, we will disable or delete your account on the website, and you must stop using the website.

15.      Assignment

15.1    You hereby agree that we may assign, transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with our rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.

15.2    You may not without our prior written consent assign, transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with any of your rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.

16.      Severability

16.1    If a provision of a contract under these terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect.

16.2    If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision of a contract under these terms and conditions would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.

17.      Third party rights

17.1    A contract under these terms and conditions is for our benefit and your benefit, and is not intended to benefit or be enforceable by any third party.

17.2    The exercise of the parties' rights under a contract under these terms and conditions is not subject to the consent of any third party.

18.      Entire agreement

18.1    Subject to Section 12.1, these terms and conditions, together with [our privacy and cookies policy], shall constitute the entire agreement between you and us in relation to your use of our website and shall supersede all previous agreements between you and us in relation to your use of our website.

19.      Law and jurisdiction

19.1    A contract under these terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with [English law].

19.2    Any disputes relating to a contract under these terms and conditions shall be subject to the [exclusive / non-exclusive] jurisdiction of the courts of [England].

20.      Our details

21.1    This website is owned and operated by Justin Moss.

21.2    We are registered in New Zealand

21.3    Our principal place of business is at Hamilton, New Zealand.

21.4    You can contact us by writing to the business address given above, by using our website contact form, by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by telephone on 027 209 3495.

COMMON QUESTIONS ABOUT THE LEARN GUITAR SERIES


I'm thinking about purchasing - what happens when I do?

You can order the book from your favourite retailer - either a print book or Kindle edition from Amazon.

Once you have the book refer to the accompanying video lessons available on youtube. 

I'm a complete Beginner - will your course be able to help me?

Yes, the Beginner's Course takes you right from the beginning - presuming you have never even touched a guitar before.
 

What type of guitar do you recommend to start on?

I personally recommend a nylon-string acoustic guitar for beginners. They are softer on tender fingers, and easier to press the strings down with. If you have very small hands, then a steel-string guitar may be a better option, but your hands will stretch as you learn. Best thing is to go visit your local shop and talk with the representatives an get their advice. Don't buy the cheapest option either, always go up a couple of notches.
 

Does the Beginner's Course teach how to tune the guitar?

Yes, it does cover tuning the guitar. I usually recommend to new players to purchase an electronic tuner (about $45), as it takes quite a while for the ear to develop. Then you tune the guitar manually, and use the tuner to test yourself. After a while you start to get better and tuning and eventually you are able to manually tune easily.
 

Are the Courses suitable for electric guitar?

You can use these courses on either electric or acoustic guitar. When starting out on the guitar, acoustic and electric styles are identical. It is only much later, when all the fundamentals have been learned, that the two styles can split, for example into electric rock, or acoustic fingerstyle.
 

What styles of guitar do the Courses cover?

The Courses cover "modern" guitar ideas. With modern, it thoroughly covers strumming, picking, arpeggio and fingerstyle guitar - examples of songs that are fingerstyle but in a modern way would be Tears in Heaven by Eric Clapton or Stairway to Heaven by Led Zeppelin. The Beginners Course includes "Greensleeves" which is a classical piece, as well as other fingerpicking ideas, and the Intermediate Course builds on these fingerstyle pieces more with some jazz, contemporary and other ideas.
 

What is the minimum age the Course would suit?

The Courses are suitable for children from about 10yrs. It is important to remember that any "self-teaching" process requires diligence and regular (every day!) practice - which is a step kids sometimes miss i.e. they presume that a couple of minutes here and there will make them a guitar player, which is unfortunately, not correct - 20mins daily is much better.
 

I can already play quite a lot of things... how will your Courses help me?

If you are already quite good at some basic skills, but still looking for more, you probably need some "structured" form of learning to give you the proper foundations.
With your learning, a good question is how good is your knowledge of open chords... does the same apply to Barre Chords? The Beginners Course takes people right from the start, so a lot of it may be very easy for you, but also might fill in some gaps in your knowledge.
If you are good at Barre Chords then the Intermediate Course might suit better with its extensive theory lessons and songwriting ideas.
My teaching style teaches you skills and techniques as opposed to songs - you can then use the skills to play any song you like.
 

What do you say about having a goal?

You need to focus on a direction or goal.
As an example example, I personally play 3 different gigs:
1) Acoustic duo - all songs designed to be played well and performable on a single guitar.
2) Solo performance, i.e classical and mellow songs to play at weddings and anniversary's
3) Rock band. Electric based performance with modern rock songs.
Each different type of gig has its own pieces and skills required - you need to ask yourself what are you aiming for? i.e. just to play at a campfire, or join a band?
But having a firm goal is a great idea.
 

Does the course suit left-handed guitar players?

Yes, the course is suitable for left-handers. You learn the guitar in exactly the same manner as right-handers. The chord diagrams etc are a "mirror" image, but you soon get used to it. 99.99% of printed material (from any course etc) is in right-handed format, and I have plenty of leftie guitar students who have no problems.
The courses are available from Amazon, Kobo, Barnes and Noble, iBooks and other major ebook retailers. Amazon offer the print version of the course book.

LEARN GUITAR Intermediate Course - LESSON LIST

See below lessons and links to accompanying VIDEO lessons (available on Youtube).

See Videos here: https://www.youtube.com/user/fingersoffireguitar/

CONTENTS

Session 1 - Lesson 1 - The Chromatic Scale
Session 1 - Lesson 2 - C-Major Scale Pattern 1
Session 1 - Lesson 3 - Power Chords
Session 1 - Lesson 4 - Pentatonic Scales
Session 1 - Lesson 5 - Lead techniques
Session 1 - Lesson 6 - Power Chord Blues

Session 2 - Lesson 1 – Chord Construction
Session 2 - Lesson 2 – Let’s start constructing some chords
Session 2 - Lesson 3 – Minor Chords
Session 2 - Lesson 4 – Sevenths & Major-Sevenths
Session 2 - Lesson 5 – Minor-Sevenths
Session 2 - Lesson 6 - Using our Chord Construction for Songs
Session 2 - Lesson 7 – Natural Minor Scales
Session 2 - Lesson 8 – Song Construction

Session 3 - Lesson 1 – Scales
Session 3 - Lesson 2 – A Return to the Blues
Session 3 - Lesson 3 – Fingerpicking
Session 3 - Lesson 4 – Arpeggio Work
Session 3 - Lesson 5 – More work for the left hand

Session 4 - Lesson 1 – C-Major Scale Pattern 3
Session 4 - Lesson 2 – Developing the Blues Shuffle Rhythm Further
Session 4 - Lesson 3 – Fingerpicking
Session 4 - Lesson 4 – Arpeggio’s

Session 5 - Lesson 1 – Scale Work
Session 5 - Lesson 2 – How about some Jazz?
Session 5 - Lesson 3 – True Blues in E

Session 6 - Lesson 1 – C-Major Scale Pattern 5
Session 6 - Lesson 2 – Songwriting
Session 6 - Lesson 3 – The Circle of Fifths
Session 6 - Lesson 4 - Blues for Sam

Session 7 - Lesson 1 - A Quick Foray
Session 7 - Lesson 2 - Hou Day X 7

Session 8 - Lesson 1 - Truest Kind
Session 8 - Lesson 2 - The Old Ballad Song

LEARN GUITAR A Beginner's Course - LESSON LIST

See below lessons and links to accompanying VIDEO lessons (available on Youtube).

See Videos here: https://www.youtube.com/user/fingersoffireguitar/

CONTENTS

Session 1 - Lesson 1 - Your Guitar
Session 1 - Lesson 2 - Holding Your Guitar
Session 1 - Lesson 3 - Your Hands
Session 1 - Lesson 4 - Tuning your Guitar
Session 1 - Lesson 5 - Using the Tuning Fork to Tune your Guitar
Session 1 - Lesson 6 - Using the LEFT hand - Our first chord
Session 1 - Lesson 7 - Right Hand Technique - Strumming your Guitar
Session 1 - Lesson 8 - Fingerpicking with the Right-Hand
Session 1 - Lesson 9 - Our First Scale
Session 1 - Lesson 10 - Practice

Session 2 - Lesson 1 - Three New Chords
Session 2 - Lesson 2 - Advanced Strumming and Timing
Session 2 - Lesson 3 - Let’s Play some Songs
Session 2 - Lesson 4 - Getting Serious with our Strumming
Session 2 - Lesson 5 - New Fingerpicking
Session 2 - Lesson 6 - Summary

Session 3 - Lesson 1 - More Strumming Techniques
Session 3 - Lesson 2 - Advancing the Fingerpicking
Session 3 - Lesson 3 - New Chords
Session 3 - Lesson 4 - Using all these flash new chords
Session 3 - Lesson 5 - Reading Music

Session 4 - Lesson 1 - Summary
Session 4 - Lesson 2 – Going Crazy with Chords
Session 4 - Lesson 3 - 12 Bar Blues
Session 4 - Lesson 4 – More Music Reading - TAB

Session 5 - Lesson 1 - E-shape Barre Chords
Session 5 - Lesson 2 - A New Scale
Session 5 - Lesson 3 - New Blues

Session 6 - Lesson 1 - A–Shape Barre Chords
Session 6 - Lesson 2 - The Jazz Backing
Session 6 - Lesson 3 - Mini Lament

Session 7 - Lesson 1 - Practice Schedule
Session 7 - Lesson 2 - Theory
Session 7 - Lesson 3 - Let’s learn a new song
Session 7 - Lesson 4 – Key Signatures

Session 8 - Lesson 1 - More Strumming Ideas
Session 8 - Lesson 2 - Interesting New Chords and Ideas
Session 8 - Lesson 3 - Fingerstyle - Greensleeves
Session 8 - Lesson 4 - Introduction to Arpeggios
Session 8 - Lesson 5 - Putting it all together

TESTIMONIALS

Justin has taught many private students from his hometown in Hamilton, New Zealand, as well as many more throughout New Zealand and the world via his LEARN GUITAR system. Below are just some of the emails he has received about his LEARN GUITAR system:

"Justin, I viewed your DVD's and had a look through the book and am very pleased with my purchase.

I have brought 3 learn guitar DVDs and learn guitar CD's, learn guitar books, been to guitar lessons and have pretty much wasted my money and have struggled to get minimal results out of it all.

On viewing your course I have binned all the other rubbish and am finally thankful to have a true guitar teacher in my own lounge 24-7.

I just want to thank you for the enormous amount of information you teach in this course and to truly thank you for giving me the opportunity to become a guitarist!

I can now say: I play the guitar!"

Doug
NEW ZEALAND

"I'm really enjoying using the guitar course. Have probably learned more in 2 weeks from the book and DVD than in the last 5 years."

Stephen
NEW ZEALAND

"I've learnt more in the first 20 minutes of this DVD than I have in a year attempting to learn from a book."

Cassandra
NEW ZEALAND

"Dear Justin,

I recently purchased your guitar for beginners dvd and booklet from Ebay.

I would just like to tell you that it is with out doubt the best guitar tutorial I have seen.

I am by no means musically talented and have tried to learn guitar before both with music teachers at school and then friends after leaving school. I never made any progress and gave up very quickly having not learnt anything on each occasion.

Using you learning package I have made progress from day one. Each lesson is very well laid out, well explained and easy to follow. I used to find the guitar very frustrating but now I look forward to practacing it as I can see improvement everytime and am actually learning things.

Thanks for putting out such a great product, I definitely recommend it to any one who wishes to learn guitar.

Regards,"

Clint
AUSTRALIA

"Well presented and packed with information. The best value for money for music tuition I have seen in a long time."

Paul
NEW ZEALAND

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About Justin Moss

Justin Moss started playing guitar at sixteen-years-old and started teaching full-time not long after that. Many years later is as passionate about the guitar as today as he was when he first picked it up.

"The guitar is a fantastic instrument," he says, "it encompasses every style of music, can generate any emotion, and is as pleasurable to play as it is to listen to."

With his unique and effective method for learning to play guitar, he has had many successes with private guitar students, and taught thousands more around the world with his series of Learn Guitar Courses.

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