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How it Works

Build your song repertoire while learning guitar.

Learn a familiar model song every week

Broken into it's 5 core guitar skills

In a daily, 10-minute
guitar challenge​


Learn The Fun Piece of Music

First, Tony will teach you the Daily Guitar Challenge note by note so you quickly learn how to play the fun piece of music.


Follow Along Until You Can Play It

Follow the looping play along video until you can play it on your own. Click the 1x icon to speed up or slow down the video..


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Just show up and start today’s guitar challenge. No decisions required.


Hi, I'm Tony.

After years of just dabbling in guitar, I started a long journey of discovering how to make learning guitar fun & sustainable.

After teaching guitar for over 18 years, what I’ve found is that the traditional way to learn guitar is overcomplicated and promotes “mastery” and “practice” over sustainability and enjoyment.

I wanted to fix that by creating a fun and intuitive way to learn guitar that can be followed by busy people.

Most of my 35,000+ online guitar students are older adults who’ve been able to start playing fun things in days, not months or years. How? By adopting the intuitive, music-first approach to learning that our program provides.


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Tony’s Acoustic Challenge keeps guitar students coming back day after day because they’re having fun and seeing real progress.

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Why our members love Tony's Acoustic Challenge...

"I have played my guitar 298 days since I started the TAC in November of 2022!"

I have to say, Tony has incorporated a number of psychological learning principles in his method...principles that motivate and reward playing the guitar.

I took one-on-one lessons for a year just before Covid shut things down, and I had a LOT of trouble getting myself to practice daily. So I would go to my lesson poorly prepared, and feeling bad that I let myself (and my instructor) down every time. EVERY time.

With Tony's approach, I have played my guitar 298 days since I started the TAC program in November of 2022! And I have learned so much!

Gary Cork
Oct 20, 2023

"There is a solid structure which has been really helpful in helping me develop skills"

I have been a TAC member for about 6 months. I played when I was a kid and got stuck. For years! I did not like the idea of going back to lessons but was ready to resume my guitar journey.

I like the idea of playing daily, but there are some weeks when I am traveling or work is just too crazy. It doesn't matter; I just pick up wherever the daily challenge is and try to jump back in. I love the format.

The flexibility is right up my alley, but there is a solid structure which has been really helpful in helping me develop skills I never thought I could or would, such as becoming comfortable using a pick or learning enough theory to help me understand my guitar better.

Oct 20, 2023

"I'm playing for my family for Thanks Giving, Christmas and New Year party :)"

I recommend everything about TAC.

I have learned more in one week with Tony's program than I have in the past two years. He breaks everything down into bite-size bits. I had an aha moment on 3rd day and was able to do all the warm-ups and start on some of the chords, strumming, and soon enough be playing music to my ears.

You're never too old to start playing either. I am a Great-Grandma and just started up again and I am playing for my family for Thanks Giving, Christmas and New Year party :). Lets get jiggy with it 🤣

Diana K.
Sep 24, 2023

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"I have been playing guitar on and off for 30 years and Tony's Acoustic Challenge works for me."

This is an awesome guitar program!

I never had any formal guitar training. I was self-taught and I had major holes in my guitar skill set that TAC is filling. I am definitely happy with the results I have seen in my 3 years of being a member.

If you commit to putting in the time this will make a big difference in your playing. I would and do recommend this to any and every one interested in learning guitar or if you're like me needing to take it to the next level.

Jeff Owens (Jeff73)
Oct 19, 2023

"I realized music is gone from my life and I don't like it."

Music was important to me through my early twenties and then life just got in the way in so many ways.

It wasn't until I was in my later forties that I realized I want to play guitar again. I realized music is gone from my life and I don't like it.

My dream is more just to be able to play anytime any place. Like the campfire jam, "Hey, just bring guitar over. Let's play today." Kind of things that I just enjoy. And if it's like, come over, I'm making burgers on the grill. Oh, bring your guitar.

It's a great day.

Karen G.
TAC Member

"I wanted to play with my husband who started learning guitar in his 60s"

I have been a member of TAC since 2016. Started at age 59 having never played an instrument before.

Periodically I drift away, looking for that magic bullet that will turn me into a “real player” but I always come back to Tony. His formula works.

His method of teaching HAS made me a “real player”. I always know that when I stick to his lessons I make progress.

I will always be here because it is fun and I can continue to develop my skills just by dedicating time each day to a TAC lesson.

Sharon T.
Sep 24, 2023

"I learn about five times as much per week as I do from a once-a-week guitar lesson."

I love the TAC program.

I've been taking private lessons and while the instructor feedback is useful, it has limitations. I can only learn as fast as what I get in a half-hour lesson once a week.

I’ve also subscribed to several other online guitar courses, and they lack a clear path to learn music theory and integrate it with learning and playing in a fun way.

I love Tony’s clear and straightforward approach to teaching by explaining concepts in a simple way.

Providing written materials and having practice sessions and play along opportunities to reinforce what is taught has skyrocketed my learning.

I learn about five times as much per week as I do from a once-a-week guitar lesson.

I also love the TAC community. I’m a part of a culture who is traveling on the same journey. It’s nice to know others share the same passion and have the same struggles and wins as I do.

Keep up the good work Tony. Can’t wait for the new Fret Board Wizard course. Knowing what you’ve put together so far, I think it will be the bomb.

Tim Picks
TAC Member

"I started playing in my 20s then for 30 years nothing happened."

When I was about 45, I would grab my guitar and I would go, well, I guess I'll teach myself some chords today. It was ridiculously boring and there was no joy in it at all.

TAC Member



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