7 Levels to Strumming Freedom

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About the Super Strummer Course:

This course will take you from awkward beginner to SUPER STRUMMER. By working through a series of guided strumming workouts you’ll be able to easily play ANY strumming pattern, in ANY style of music. You'll also learn the fundamental mechanics for strumming freedom.

By completing this course, you'll easily be able to:

  • Strum with a relaxed, controlled and accurate motion of the fingers, hand, wrist, and arm
  • Maintain a constant up and down pendulum motion with your strum, for all patterns
  • Play a variety of simple and complex strumming patterns at various speeds
  • Use muting, accents, and mixing bass notes with strums to spice up your rhythm playing
  • Find and create appropriate strumming patterns on your when learning or creating songs

Check out this YouTube Video which includes much of the material from the first few lesson!

This course contains both a beginner and intermediate track that are separated into four main sections. You will be able to work with the material repeatedly, and for an extended time to continuously develop your strumming.

The four modules included in the course are:

  1. Beginner Strumming Techniques
  2. Beginner Strumming Workouts Levels 1-4
  3. Intermediate Strumming Techniques
  4. Intermediate Strumming Workouts Levels 5-7

All of the lessons feature Pow Music's unique visual animations where notes and patterns light up, indicating when they are to be played.


  • Over 20 downloadable drum tracks of various styles and speeds for practicing
  • An index of over 50 different strumming patterns
  • Free 15 minute 1 on 1 Lesson with Gary (details for booking in first section of course)
  • Access to Private Facebook group and live office hours

About me:

I'm Gary and I'm the founder of Pow Music. I've spent a combined 17 years working with beginner guitar players of all ages as a public school teacher, private instructor and director of curriculum for Little Kids Rock. The program that I've created here is the culmination of my many years of experience helping students to become accomplished strummers.

Your Instructor

Gary Heimbauer
Gary Heimbauer

Gary is the founder of Pow Music, an education company committed to helping musicians develop their craft, stay inspired, and share their music. Before that he served for over two years as the National Training Manager and then the Director of Curriculum for Little Kids Rock. He is also a former tenured public school band and general music teacher and taught for three years in Queens, NY. He holds a Master's Degree in Music Education from Columbia University and has been playing guitar professionally for over 13 years. He has also taught and/or created curriculum for, Musopia Apps, and Ibanez Guitars.

"My main goal is to empower students to develop and express their own musical voice." - Gary Heimbauer

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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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