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Full List Of Contents

The following is a list of the current teachwombat guitar package. The list is in alphabetical order (as the titles will appear in your browser) and is not intended to be the sequence in which you will present them to your students.

Remember that new stuff is being added all of the time.

Subsequent updates to the current list will be prefixed by the letters AA so that they appear at the top of any future lists. You will also be informed by email when new free updates are placed in the members area.

3 chords + 3 lines tab tc

A handout featuring three empty chord grids and three lines of empty guitar tab with a treble clef musical stave above them


6 chords 2 lines tab + tc

As above but this time featuring six empty chord grids and two lines of empty guitar tab with a treble clef musical stave above them


6 chords 4 lines tab

Six empty chord grids again but this time with four lines of tab and no standard staff for when notation is not required.


12 Chord Grids

Exactly what it says. An A4 sheet featuring twelve empty chord grids in four rows of three.


16 Bars Treble Clef and Tab

No chord grids this time. Just sixteen bars of blank musical stave with blank tab underneath


A Pentatonic Major Scale Two Octaves

Starting on the A Root found at the fifth fret of the E String and ending on the tenth fret of the B String


A Pentatonic Minor Scale 1

A handout showing the one octave A pentatonic minor scale formula starting from the A note to be found on the D String at the seventh fret. This handout also illustrates the notes that are commonly bent in rock and blues solos



A Pentatonic Minor Scale 2

Two necks the first of which features the one octave scale dealt with in the handout above. The second neck displays the scale extended right across the fingerboard.


A Pentatonic Minor Scale 3

Two necks again. The first showing the extended scale described in the handout above and the second displaying a new position for the scale (starting from the A note to be found on the g string at the second fret)

This handout also provides information on linking the two positions.


Aeolian Mode Sheet 1

Two necks featuring first and second octave fingerings for an A Aeolian Mode


Aeolian Mode Sheet 2

Another handout featuring two necks. The first diagram combines the fingerings from the first and second octaves from handout No 1 and the second extends the A Aeolian mode around the neck.


Aeolian Mode Sheet No 3

The Aeolian mode extended around the neck. On this handout the extended scale formulae is explained.


Am Pentatonic Sheet 3

A Handout featuring two necks combining more positions for the Am Pentatonic Scale


Am Pentatonic Sheet 4

More possibilities for the minor pentatonic scale


Bar Chord Root Finder

An essential guide to the notes to be found on the (low) E and A strings.


Basic Progressions Sheet 1

A set of short progressions designed to develop the ability to move power chords and bar chords around the neck of the guitar. The chords of G A C D and E are featured in the four exercises that make up this handout


The BIG GRIDS

Over twenty separate A4 Handouts each featuring a single chord. The big grids are ideal for novice players. See the BIG GRIDS button for more information as to how they can work for your teaching.


Blank 12 Bar

Twelve bars of blank treble clef and conventional musical stave.


Blank Neck

A lightly outlined representation of a guitar neck from the nut to the twelfth fret

The neck is lightly outlined to allow any writing or chord shapes that you may choose to superimpose stand out


Blank Neck Medium

Some teachers prefer a more well defined blank neck. Here it is.


Blank Neck teachwombat

Another blank neck this time featuring teachwombat.com. as part of the design.

Hey it pays to advertise!


Blank Neck Thick

A very well defined blank neck gives another option depending on the circumstances.


Blank Necks - Two Necks

Exactly as described. Two necks side by side


Blues Progressions 1 and 2 Key of A

Two twelve bar blues progressions. The first uses only basic major triads whilst the second illustrates how a “bluesier” feel can be achieved by adding dominant7th chords



Blues Scale A Extended


The A Blues Scale extended to cover the neck from the nut to the twelfth fret


Blues Scale A sheet 1

The one octave A Blues Scale presented on two necks. The first neck gives the correct fingering for the scale whilst the second provides the scale formulae.


C Major Scale 1 and 2

A pair of necks illustrating two positions in which to find the notes of the C Major Scale. The first neck uses open strings (down to the open E string) whilst the second position shows the notes of the C scale one position higher on the neck.


C Major Scale Extended Fingering

Two necks illustrating how the C major scale can be extended beyond a single octave. The first neck has a representation of the standard one octave scale with the “outside” notes highlighted. The second neck includes information on a correct approach to fingering the notes in question.


C Major Scale In 6ths Fingering Ex

A technique builder based around notes of the C scale moving in intervals of a sixth. This exercise is designed to build independent finger movement into the fretting hand and to encourage a correct approach to the use of plectrum strokes.


C Major Scale In Thirds Fingering Exercise

Easier than the scale in sixths exercise but still a challenge to the novice/intermediate player.


C Major Scale Open Strings

Two Necks, Notation and Tablature for a one octave C Major Scale


Dominant 7th Chords

Two chord boxes which show how to turn an E chord into an E7 chord by adding a note. Also featured in this handout are three more common dominant 7th chords


Dorian Mode Sheet 1

Two necks showing the A Dorian Mode through first and second octaves


Dorian Mode Sheet 2

Both octaves combined and the mode extended around the neck


Dorian Mode Sheet 3

The extended mode with scale formulae.


First Guitar Chords.

The best chords for novice players to work with. A handout showing fingerings for G, Em, C, D, A, Am, Dm and E . Used in conjunction with some of the backing tracks that can be downloaded free at teachwombat.com this handout can be used to keep a novice in material for the first month or so of lessons.


G Em C D Progression

A handout featuring four chord boxes and an appropriate chord progression for the novice. The chords change every two bars which gives a student time to get to the next one.


GMaj7 Cmaj7 Gmaj7 D7 Chord Progression

A progression featuring some of the chords with complicated names that novices are sometimes surprised to find that they can learn easily. Chord boxes are also provided on this handout.


Harmonic Minor Scale

Two necks showing first and second octaves for this scale.


Locrian Mode Sheet 1

Two necks again showing the scale formulae and fingering for two separate octaves of the locrian mode


Locrian Mode Sheet 2

Combined two octave shape with suggested fingering on the first neck with the second showing the mode extended around the neck of the guitar


Locrian Mode Sheet 3

The scale formulae through two octaves with a second neck detailing that formulae from the nut to the 12th fret.


Lydian Mode Sheet 1

Two necks again showing the scale formulae and fingering for two separate octaves of the lydian mode


Lydian Mode Sheet 2

Combined two octave shape with suggested fingering on the first neck with the second showing the Lydian mode extended around the neck of the guitar


Lydian Mode Sheet 3

The scale formulae through two octaves with a second neck detailing that formulae from the nut to the 12th fret.


Major 7 Chord Progression

The chords of Gmaj7, Cmaj7 and Dmaj7 presented as a progression along with the appropriate chord grids


Major 7th Chords

A handout explaining how maj7 chords are constructed by means of adding a note to a basic triad. The example used shows how to create an Amaj7 chord.

Following on from this other basic maj7 chords are illustrated.


Major Bar Chords A Shape.

A handout explaining the fingering for a major bar chord with the root note located on the A string.

This handout can be used along with the one entitled Bar Chord Root Finder to locate and identify any desired major bar chord.


Major Bar Chords E Shape.

A handout explaining the fingering for a major bar chord with the root note located on the E string.

This handout can also be used in conjunction with the one entitled Bar Chord Root Finder to locate and identify any desired major bar chord.


Melodic Minor Scale sheet 1

Two necks outlining suggested fingerings for two separate octaves of the melodic minor scale.


Melodic Minor Scale sheet 2

Two necks again. The first features the two octaves combined and the second shows the melodic minor scale scale extended around the neck


Melodic Minor Scale Sheet 3

Another two necks this time showing the scale formulae for the melodic minor as well as that formulae as it could be extended from the nut to the 12th fret.


Minor 7 Bar Chords Root on E String

A handout explaining the fingering for the minor7 bar chord with a root note located on the E string.

This handout is another that can be used in conjunction with the one entitled Bar Chord Root Finder to locate and identify any desired M7 bar chord.


Minor 7 Bar Chords Root on A String

A handout explaining the fingering for minor7 bar chords with a root note located on the A string.

This one again can be used in conjunction with the Bar Chord Root Finder to locate and identify any desired M7 bar chord.



Minor Bar Chords A Minor Shape

A handout illustrating the minor bar chord with it’s root to be found on the A string. Use with the root finder to explain how this shape is another that can be moved around the fingerboard to create any minor chord as required.


Minor Bar Chords Em Shape

A handout dealing with the minor bar chord with it’s root on the E string. Use with the root finder to explain how this shape is another that can be moved around the fingerboard to create any minor chord as required.


Mixolydian Mode Sheet 1

Two necks again showing the scale formulae and fingering for two separate octaves of the Mixolydiann mode


Mixolydian Mode Sheet 2

Combined two octave shape with suggested fingering on the first neck with the second showing the mode extended around the neck of the guitar


Mixolydian Mode Sheet 3

The scale formulae through two octaves with a second neck detailing that formulae from the nut to the 12th fret.


More Blues Progressions

Two more blues progressions in the key of A. These two progressions show common variations on the standard twelve bar progression and use more complicated dominant 7th chords.


Moveable Major 7th shape, Root on D String

Moveable shape for a four string version of the Major7 chord/


Moveable Major Scales 1

Single octave of the C Major Scale using only fretted notes rather than open strings.


Moveable Major Scales C2

Two octave C Major Scale using all six strings.


Natural Minor Scale

A Fingering for the Natural Minor Scale


Natural Minor Scale Sheet 1

Two necks again showing the scale formulae and fingering for two separate octaves of the Natural Minor


Natural Minor Scale Sheet 2

Combined two octave shape with suggested fingering on the first neck with the second showing the scale extended around the neck of the guitar


Natural Minor Scale Sheet 3

The scale formulae through two octaves with a second neck detailing that formulae from the nut to the 12th fret.


Phrygian Mode Sheet 1

Two necks again showing the scale formulae and fingering for two separate octaves of the Phrygian mode


Phrygian Mode Sheet 2

Combined two octave shape with suggested fingering on the first neck with the second showing the mode extended around the neck of the guitar


Phrygian Mode Sheet 3

The scale formulae through two octaves with a second neck detailing that formulae from the nut to the 12th fret


Power Chords Three Notes

A handout explaining the construction and fingering of three note power chords. Use in conjunction with the Bar Chord Root Finder to help students develop the ability to create any desired three note power chord. These chords can be used to prepare students for full bar chords.


Power Chords Two Notes

A handout which explains in some detail the nature of power chords. This handout will ideally be used before the one dealing with three note power chords and will serve to encourage students to develop the ability to move fixed shapes around the neck of the guitar.


The Can Can Fingering Exercise

A sheet showing the musical notation, fingering and Tab for The Can Can.

This exercise is made up entirely of notes to be found within a one octave C Major Scale (using open strings so it’s especially suitable for novice players)

This handout can be used to show students at an early stage that scales are “where music comes from”