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Tired of sifting through countless books and free videos? What sets Way of the Guitar apart?

While the internet offers a wealth of knowledge, it's easy to get overwhelmed and waste precious time. We've solved that problem for you.

Say goodbye to endless YouTube searching, because Way of the Guitar provides a streamlined and efficient path to mastery. Our meticulously crafted curriculum organizes your practice and maximizes your learning potential.

Whether you're a beginner or an experienced guitarist, our focus on fundamental musical language, structures, and techniques will benefit you across all styles and genres.

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Welcome to - your destination for intensive theory, technique, and repertoire courses designed exclusively for guitarists!

I'm Dan Cosley, a guitarist, composer, and the founder of WOTG. My mission is to empower guitarists like you to achieve musical fluency and unlock true freedom of expression.

With the vast expanse of the internet, it's easy to get lost in a sea of information. Way of the Guitar stands out by providing a systematic approach to training the essential fundamentals found in all genres.

Our comprehensive video courses create an integrated curriculum that will guide you toward achieving musical fluency. Through hundreds of meticulously organized videos and accompanying PDF scores, you will develop the skills to effortlessly manipulate the universal components of musical language - your hands, ears, and mind will thank you!

Sign up for our newsletter and receive a series of four free ebooks that explore practical applications of our course materials. These valuable resources will enhance your learning journey and enrich your musical understanding.

Engage with fellow guitarists through our forums, and as you progress along "The Way," consider taking advantage of private video lessons for personalized guidance.

Here's an extra treat: each of our courses comes with a 7-day free trial! Experience the power of Way of the Guitar firsthand, risk-free.

Join us today and embark on an incredible musical adventure. Let Way of the Guitar be your guide to becoming the guitarist you've always dreamed of being.

- Dan Cosley, Founder

Instructor & Site Founder

Dan Cosley

Dan Cosley M.M., the creator of, is an acclaimed musician known for his virtuosic performances, eclectic compositions, and innovative arrangements. With a passion for harmony and musicianship on the guitar, Dan has built this website to share his knowledge. Discover his compositions and recordings here.
Dan Cosley

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Roland Dyens

“Dan Cosley is a real, gifted musician with genuine skills as a composer. He belongs to a restricted community of guitarists who place music even above the guitar.”

Marc Ribot

“Cosley has all the stuff.”

Ricardo Iznaola

“Exceptional qualities as a performer, scholar, and human being… Cosley is also a very talented and accomplished composer and improviser.”

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