In this lesson resource at Simply Guitar, we focus on the 5 shapes of the major scale using the CAGED system. These shapes provide a structured method to navigate the fretboard and are essential for any beginner guitarist. The CAGED system divides the major scale into five distinct shapes, making it easier to understand and play across the entire neck of the guitar.

Why use Simply Guitar lesson resources for learning guitar as a beginner?

At Simply Guitar, we prioritise providing high-quality, easy-to-follow lesson resources that cater to beginners. Our lessons are designed to ensure you learn the correct techniques from the start. Proper fingering is crucial, as demonstrated in shape 1: