Part 1 – Worship

Part 1

Blessings on your journey! Work hard. Give glory.

Download Printable Checkoff List (PDF): Training for Church Part 1

*Checkpoints can be divided into daily, weekly or monthly lessons. Choose a speed that works for you.

Part 1

Key of G

Chords Used (G, Em, C and D)
*Similar to the chords in “How Great is Our God”.

Checkpoint 1 – Grounded in Prayer – Basic Chords

Hello! I’m excited to help you in your journey. The first thing we need to do is start in prayer. Next we are going to look at some basic chords in the right hand and then move to adding the left hand. Most of the following checkpoints will build off of these chords.

Prayer and Chords

  1. Prayer and Right Hand Chords
  2. Left Hand
  3. Basic Jam Track

Sustain Pedal

Checkpoint 2 – Add Notes and Rocking Chords

I’m going to show you how to add/move notes in your basic chords to give them a little more attitude. This will be great training for your hands…and with enough practice they will soon do these movements on their own. The “Rocking Chords” will help you add intensity to certain parts of a song.

Add Notes

  1. Add Notes
  2. Jam Track

Rocking Chords

  1. Rocking Chords
  2. Jam Track

Checkpoint 3 – New Bass Rhythm, Broken Chords and Transitioning a Speaker

The new bass rhythm will help develop your right and left hands working independently. The beautiful sounds of the “Broken Chords” is going to lead your right into the last video about transitioning a speaker.

New Bass Rhythm

Broken Chords

Transition a Speaker

Checkpoint 4 – Fills (sound pretty)

Learn how to fill up the space with these sweet patterns.

Basic

  1. Basic Fills 1
  2. Basic Fills 2

Intermediate

  1. Intermediate Fills 1
  2. Intermediate Fills 2

Checkpoint 5 – Strings and Pads – All Together

Use this to create a prayerful vibe and to bulk up the song.

  1. Strings and Pads

This last video is everything put together. Just watch and enjoy!

  1. All Together

 

Celebrate all of your hard work…go get some ice cream!