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 Guitarists age 40:  Are you ready to become the musician you've always wanted to be?

If you say "maybe" you'll get $1,598 worth of step-by-step guitar playing secrets to...

Become a confident guitarist, Transform your Skills, and Play stunning songs 

...in The next 14 days (And Beyond)

"Beware: My methods won't work for those unwilling to embrace a new way of learning guitar. Yet, if you're open-minded, I can help you feel the thrill of "unlocking" the fretboard and playing beautiful music... in less time than it takes to watch your favourite TV show each day. Get these exclusive gifts for trying it out...

  • The Six String Lifer’s Handbook (Spiral bound) - My brand new book featuring 27 unique "lightbulb" moments to make you an intermediate and beyond guitarist
  • "No Chord Fingerstyle" Mini Masterclass - Instantly play 3x famous songs with my unique arrangements perfect for beginners
  • The "5-Star Award" - A rock-solid plan showing you exactly what to practise, measure your progress, and celebrate your success with a community all to give you more motivation to practise every day

...Plus, get a unique bundle of gifts delivered to your door, the "GQC" fun bundle, Dan Thorpe's "Guitar Doctor" coaching, and more.

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And these gifts are yours...

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Dear guitarist,

If you are fed up wasting money on misleading lessons that get you nowhere...

...You've been spinning your wheels playing "songs that don't sound like actual songs"...

Or you want to have more fun on the guitar starting immediately...

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Today, I'm going to give you a simple 99.99% done for you plan to....

Fingerpick and Strum Beautiful Music You LOVE

...And Learn at Your Own Pace Without Feeling Overwhelmed


...And I'll explain the key difference that can decide success or failure on the guitar.

Including the real reasons why legends such as Eric Clapton, James Taylor, and Tommy Emmanuel are so good.

It's all to do with a unique method that's almost 200 years old which can help you play songs faster, more musically, and with more ease... so you can feel the rush of truly "unlocking" the fretboard.

Get the Specific Tools to Play Beautiful Music For Yourself

(And the Confidence to Play in Front of Others)

  • It doesn’t matter if you can't yet play any songs or you struggle with the "Death Grip" or small hands.  
  • It doesn’t matter if you lack motivation right now or struggle to make time to practise... 
  • It doesn’t matter if you've  stomach churns as you feel you "lack talent", worry you're "too old" or that you've been wasting your time.

...Because if you can tie your shoelaces, you can follow these straightforward lessons for 20 minutes or so per day... 

And make rapid progress in the next 14 days and beyond.

I'll give you fast and specific solutions, a tried and tested plan, and fun simple songs beginners can play... to make your practice joyful and almost "addictive".

...So you can improve your rhythm, barre chords, memory, musicality, and more meaning you get to truly enjoy the physical, mental, and social benefits of playing guitar.

...And it doesn't require lots of time and effort but instead some simple tweaks..

I'll explain how in a moment... But first here's a little story which may surprise you...

I Know What It's Like To Feel You Don't Have...
"Natural Talent"

At 15, I wasn't your typical musician-in-the-making.

I was a popular teenager and sports dominated my life.

I captained the cricket team, was a talented athlete, and represented my county in volleyball.

However, my dreams of making it to the national volleyball team were dashed due to "not being tall enough".

My life was turned upside down.

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...But then came the game-changing moment in my life

A school trip to Germany.

Armed with my sister's Sony Walkman, I embarked on a 20-hour coach ride fueled by the diverse sounds of Nirvana, The Kinks, and Stereophonics.

Amidst the music, a connection sparked with a girl named Natalie over the music.

Back home, I was driven by the desire to impress Natalie with her favorite song.

So I delved into learning to play guitar.

Yet, persitant and chronic hearing issues from my childhood clouded any hope of musical prowess... 

Nothing I played sounded like real music... my rhythm was as "shaky" as a caffininated squrriel with a maracas... and I struggled with playing a basic C chord.

Doubt, Frustration, Countless False Starts...
You Name It, I Faced It

Yet I found solace in the guidance of my best friend, who gave me many "lightbulb" moments.

He taught me about proper technique, some unusual practice secrets, and tips on "unlocking" the fretboard.

Despite facing mockery from my sister about my playing and after enduring a cringe-worthy first gig...

My perseverance paid off a few years later when I joined a band and it was...

A Single electrifying performance that changed everything

My band played a "Battle of the Bands" competition.

Onstage, in front of friends, family and a whole lot of strangers... My heart thumped like a Travis picked bassline on overdrive BUT...

We played an unforgettable show.

The music flowed effortlessly through my fingertips, self-doubt melted away, replaced by unwavering self-belief.

...And even though it all started out to impress a girl...

At that moment my journey evolved—live performances, band collaborations, and eventually, a calling to teach others... And now...

Having taught over 120 students in person, authored two best-selling books, and reaching thousands globally...

I've refined my methods to help you conquer challenges and harness music's transformative power.

I only use tried-and-tested methods and effective learning, and no gimmicky "hacks."

If I'd known back then what I know now I truly believe I'd have been able to shave years off my learning journey... and that is what I do for my students who make more progress in months than I made in years..

Well, with over 11 years of teaching experience...

I'm dedicated to helping you flourish, express yourself on the guitar, and gain confidence from day one of this programme... And that goes if you only want to play for yourself...

Or you have the desire to stun audiences at parties, campfires, or your local open mic night... If you ever think...

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“My songs don't sound like actual songs and

it feels like my playing is going backwards

...but I have no idea why!”

I've discovered what I call "Random Overload Practice" is the real cause of slow and stuttering progress.

This means it isn't the amount of practice you are doing that is the problem...

But it's likely the ineffective methods others have shown you that are holding you back from reaching your full potential.

That's why I've spent the last 3 years formulating the '10x method'...

So you can Transform Your musicality and motivation

The '10x Method' is now trusted by 1000s of members around the world to play stunning songs with confidence.

...And the nights wondering if you are "cut out" to play guitar to become a distant memory.

Think of the '10x Method' as a clear and easy-to-follow system that's like removing a blindfold so...

You can put ALL the pieces of the guitar-playing jigsaw together wth ease.

This method was inspired by the "Beethoven of the guitar", Fernando Sor, and his classic book, Method For Guitar written in 1830.


It's a simple method but has been a game-changer for my students. 

The premise is that we take one specific thing, and make a few simple tweaks to the way you practice... to yield 10x results.

You can apply the "10x Method" immediately and see results in real-time, just like these students have...

Now, I'm going to give you...

A "One-Stop" Solution For Transforming your playing

....Within The Next 14 days

Just Say “Maybe” Today And You’ll Receive $1,598 Worth Of Bonuses And...

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That’s right.

Instead of asking you to pay full price to try it out, I’m going to give you a FULL 14 days... 2 whole weeks... (a whopping 336 hours) of the Dan Thorpe Acoustic Academy...

...And I'm going to GIVE YOU everything, including over $1,598 worth of guitar secrets... to give you a fresh start to your playing today. 

All I ask is that you cover the printing, shipping, and handling costs so we can send you all of the physical goodies (plus extra surprises.)... sound fair? 

I'll tell you exactly what the $1,598 worth of bonuses are in a moment but first...

"What is the Dan Thorpe Acoustic Academy and how does it work?"

The Dan Thorpe Acoustic Academy

suitable for both casual AND dedicated guitarists

And Specifically created

For Those Age 40+ Who...

love folk, rock, blues and acoustic guitar

Playing guitar can be like therapy, improving self-confidence and give stress relief. Did you know that a study shows playing an instrument can reduce your chances of getting dementia by up to 1/3*.

Well, if you enjoy fingerpicking, strumming and blues, and the music of guitar legends such as...

Eric Clapton, Mark Knopfler, Tommy Emmanuel, and Chet Atkins... or fingerpickers such as James Taylor and Paul Simon... or blues maestros such as B.B. King and Stevie Ray Vaughan ...This is for you.

fix years of bad habits in Just 19 minutes



The "Kickstarter" lesson - Immediately fix the 7 key MISTAKES all successful GUITARISTS avoid and eND the "Death Grip", destroy painstakingly slow chord changes, and transform your MUSICALITY... All while learning a famous piece of music... and you get all this in the very first intro lesson.

Get New breakthrough Lessons Each Month



THE BRAND NEW MONTHLY LESSONS - Discover the latest breakthroughs from my teaching studio, exciting new song arrangements, and new "10x Method" lessons. Use at your own pace or in "real time" with other members to keep you motivated. (You get lifetime access to these).

Become a Truly Confident Intermediate and Beyond Guitarist



GET THE 'IN FOCUS' VIDEO COURSE - This is the exact long-term course I teach private students who pay me £1000s per year. Just one new lesson per week from this course will help you become a confident guitarist with solid timing, strong musical skills, and the tools to jam with ease, in just 3-6 months.

Plus get These Exciting Extras To Use When You Want To Ensure endless fun

  • 75 Classic fingerpicking, strumming, and riff songs to learn (with video and TAB)
  • Two 3-and 7-Minute "Guided Video workouts" you can do along with me
  • daily Practice Plans (Includes My Highly Acclaimed "30-Day Plan")
  • A Fun Member's Area featuring Light-hearted and enjoyable surprises To Brighten up Your Day
  • the "Start Here" page giving you clear instructions On How to begin with confidence

At the heart of the Academy is...

The Community

Full support and encouragement from REAL people

This is NOT some 'online membership' full of random courses where you are left on your own. Nope.

This is a a community full of like-minded people giving you support when needed. You can share your experiences, connect with others, help new beginners, and get ALL your questions answered ANY TIME.

Even expensive private tutors don't offer this level of 'around-the-clock' support like we do here.

Start today and see results immediately

Get all the HD Videos, TAB, and Notation And 

Learn With Clarity

Everything inside the Academy is taught clearly, nothing is assumed, and no stone is left unturned. 

You can slow down each video and learn at your own pace.

...And unlike most guitar programmes, I'll take you by the hand and give you the exact steps to succeed WITHOUT feeling "lost".

Plus, even though this is for acoustic guitar, all the lessons work on electric guitar too. 

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Thanks Dan. Been practicing daily for six years. If I had only had this in the very beginning, I’d be much further along but now I can say I finally feel like a real guitar player.  All the time is paying off. Thanks again.

— Robert Myler

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These adult students were once lacking Self-Belief and clarity... 

Until they Found Success with the Academy

"I never played an instrument until I was in my 60s but Dan is making it a fun, fun journey!"

— Logan Hager, Minnesota

— Don Mehan, Georgia

—Denise Gillard, Washington

— Ronnie Kennedy, Texas

— Art Stennett, Arkansas

— Peter Yuca, Vancouver


...And INSTANTLY Unlock Over $1,598 Worth Of Guitar Secrets To Help You “Kick-Start” YOUR Playing And Begin Playing Stunning Songs within 14 days or less!

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I Want To Do Everything In My Power To Make Sure You Not Only truly Love The guitar, But you Also...

“Get A Rock-Solid Confidence-Building Plan!”

...And to make sure that happens, here’s what's in the "Six String Lifer's" Bundle when you sign up...

FREE GIFT #1: The Six String Lifer's Handbook 

27 Must-Know Tips for Becoming a Confident Intermediate Guitarist

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my New and Exclusive Spiral-Bound book

Get my latest book featuring 27 quick and fun tips to help advance your playing quickly while getting you up and running. Think of it like a quickstart guide to the Academy. 

The book is a printed, spiral-bound book so it will fit perfectly on your music stand without it annoyingly folding shut like most books do!

It's also light-hearted, fun, and easy-to-read book you can pick up and use at any time.

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Inside, you'll discover:

  • How to play three classic songs quickly (includes a new arrangement of "House of the Rising Sun")
  • "Nuclear" ways to have more fun right away with a super famous blues riff (Tip #3), how to jam using 'open' tunings (Tip #22), and a 142-year-old ironically mostly forgotten memory trick (Tip #15)
  • The secrets to "unlocking" the fretboard (Tip #24), unusual and sneaky ways to improve your improvisation skills (Tip #26), and how to jam with the one single scale everyone should learn (Tip #21)
  • Turbocharge your fingerpicking and strumming with the "3D Method" (Tip #17),  how to 'strum like a pro' (Tip #16) and must-know but rarely taught fingerpicking essentials (Tip #9)
  • The ONLY dexterity builder you'll ever need - it takes a minute to learn but will improve your fingers forever (Tip #12), time-saving "A/B Workouts" (Tip #27), and a "stealth" way to train your ears (Tip #25)
  • Motivation secrets to make practice more addictive (Tip #18), the one device everyone owns that will guarantee daily progress (Tip #6), and the essentials of music theory summed up in just two pages! (Tip #23)
  • Advanced skills simplified for beginners such as the "One-Minute Barre Chords" exercise (Tip #20), TRUE rhythm mastery (Tip #11), and a simple 'Pro-Level' ear training exercise (Tip #25)
  • Specific musical examples on how to play the signature techniques of these three legends - Jimi Hendrix, Chet Atkins, and Eric Clapton.
  • Audio and TAB/Notation  - All the musical examples come with TAB and notation and full-speed and slow-speed audio tracks to play along with which you can easily access online.

....And if you ever find you want more depth on these tips, you'll find it in the video lessons inside the Dan Thorpe Acoustic Academy.


The Six String Lifer's Handbook is ONLY available here

feedback from other members

"I really enjoyed reading it and will be using your tips to focus my practice time. 

I really like the checklist - it's clear what I need to be doing. I also like how it feels like a friend talking, not a dry textbook."

- Denise Gillard

"This is an absolutely wonderful book - extremely well thought out and put together. You should be very proud of this! This is going to be a game changer for me and I'm sure many others!!"


- Logan Hager

"I am staggered how tight your "27 Tips" book is. 

I have no further specifics or final ideas due to the incredibly high standard you have set."

- Gordon Lynch

FREE GIFT #2: The '5-Star Award'

Get Clarity, a "Success Path", and Rewards

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Do you ever worry if you're actually improving and making progress?

Well, most guitar lessons are incredibly random and just end up gathering dust... That's why I created the game-changing "5-Star" Award.

It's the only method I know of that will help you take all the random songs, lessons, and ALL the bits of knowledge you've already learnt and...

Connect All the Dots in Your Playing From This Day Forth!

This means no more wasting time on your own figuring out how to get from A to Z!

  • PLAN - Get crystal clear lessons on what exactly is needed to take your fingerpicking, strumming, rhythm, and fretboard skills from beginner to advanced levels.
  • QUIZ - Get simple and fun tests to pass each "star". The quizzes are laid back and enjoyable and you can take them as many times as you like.
  • MOTIVATION - Celebrate passing each star by getting on the "Honours Board" and share your success with other members.
  • CONFIDENCE - Boost your self-belief as you see yourself improving in a measureable way while going at your own pace.
  • REWARDS - Pass the 5-star challenge and revel in your ability to play, perform, and even write music should you wish. It's a special achievement and for passing it, we'll send you a congratulatory gift!
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The '5-Star Award' is one of the reasons why my private students have been successful over the years...

And it's just another way that the Academy will almost guarantee your success. Here's what other students are saying about the "5-Star" Award.

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FREE GIFT #3: The 'No Chord Fingerstyle' Course

HD Video course (with tAB, Notation + Downloads)

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The No Chord Fingerstyle course features my proprietary system for playing famous, BEAUTIFUL, and timeless songs that will make the hairs on the back of your neck stand up.

...In just minutes.

And without needing any chords to play them.

If you're fed up with strumming the same old boring chord-based songs that need singing for them to be recognisable... Then these arrangements are for you.

How does the No Chord Fingerstyle Method work?

By using a little-known secret about 'open keys' and a 2-step process anyone can apply right away. Inside you will discover:  

  • The secret to playing elegant songs that are instantly recognisable, full of passion, and fun to learn.
  • No awkward chord changes and NO more songs that take months to play. Instead, you can start playing them in just minutes.
  • How To spice up Your songs - The songs are so simple so I've given you a section on using vibrato, "fills", and legato to add more exciting layers to them.

"Brother Dan! I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart! I picked the song, “Amazing Grace”, because I was an alcoholic when I was younger. 

Today, I stood up, not looking at the sheet music, and played a song! I finally got it! I played it for my wife. I have never done that before! " - Matt Nevins

FREE GIFT #4: Breakthrough Beginner

Fix your bad habits and play with confidence!

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PROBLEM: Most guitar teachers gloss over the basics, meaning their students develop "deadly" bad habits that can take years to fix (if they ever fix them).  

SOLUTION: Enter the step-by-step Breakthrough Beginner course. Inside this simple course, you will discover the basics to build your confidence and learn the guitar the right way. This includes...

  • Fixing Your "Core Fundamental Technique" such as proper posture, the right way to hold the guitar, smooth finger independence, the secrets to sounding more musical...
  • How to break Your bad habits such as plucking the wrong strings, the "Death Grip", slow chord changes, buzzing chords, and...
  • Essential advice Glossed Over By Others such as choosing a guitar that suits you, your first five chords, building positive muscle memory, and how to read TAB confidently.

Use these bite-size lessons to unlock the essentials just like you're a student walking into my studio for the first time. It works for beginners, novices, and intermediates who are "stuck". Build good habits from day 1 and feel the joy of it seeing it all finally "click".

Note: If you already have this course in your account, you can get another course for the same value - you'll see how in the member's area.

FREE GIFT #5 - The Hand-Delivered Goodies

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Did I mention you get some cool fun things hand-delivered to your door?

Yep, join today and get my "Six String Lifer's" bundle which includes these exclusive gifts:

  • Two of my brand new custom-made picks - These are made from high-quality delrinex ISO meaning they feel great, sound great... and due to the double-sided etching, they have a stable grip. You get two - the thin "Black" one for strumming and the "Red" one for picking.
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  • The '5-Star' Wallchart - Pin this A3 wallchart up or keep it next to your guitar. It's your "cheat sheet" to keep you focused and on track and it features the 5-Star plan, essential tips and reminders from the Academy, and space to make important notes. This alone will give you more clarity on your journey than most other resources.
  • A surprise gift - Who doesn't love fun stuff? This surprise gift is not just fun, but it's motivating too! I love to receive things in the post, especially those that will make me a better guitarist. If you're like me, you'll be sure to enjoy this.
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None of these gifts are for sale anywhere else, so if you want them, I urge you to get them today before we run out.

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But That's Not All!

I want to make this a no-brainer so here are more additional FREE Bonus Gifts You’ll Receive When You Sign Up For Your Free 14-Day Trial TOday.

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You Can Use Anytime!

Personal Coaching

I want to guarantee your success as much as possible.

That is why I am giving you coaching and support from me if you ever need it.

  • 1 x "Onboarding" Call Have questions or want specific help for your personal situation? We will get on a call for up to 30 minutes (via phone, Zoom, or Facetime). I'll answer ALL your questions and you can tap into my vast wealth of teaching experience
  • 1 x  'Guitar Doctor' session - Stuck with a technical issue, but don't how to fix it? These can be hard to spot yourself, but you can send me a quick video of your playing and... I'll tell you exactly what to fix. Often it's just a simple technical tweak that can save you hours of frustration just like I've done hundreds of times with private students.
  • 1 x Personalised practice plan - In the Academy, there are daily practice routines but if you want something more specific ...  I'll create a tailor-made practice plan so you can quickly achieve your goals on the guitar. Fill out a short questionnaire and I'll create your very own plan for you to give you absolute clarity.

My time is very limited so the value of all this personal training is a little crazy but... I want you to succeed so you get all this for free. The "Guitar Doctor" is here to help you succeed where others have failed!

Note: These bonuses are ONLY available while you are a member and there is complete privacy in regards to anything you ever share with me.

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The Rapid Results 'GQC' Training 

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A Fun Science-Backed Way Of Learning Faster

Did you know that games, quizzes, and challenges are a proven way to make faster progress?**

Yet sadly, most guitarists NEVER get tested on their skills. To fix that, you can now...

...Get 91+ games, quizzes, and challenges

That Will RApidly improve your skills!

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For years, my private one-to-one students have loved these mini lessons we do which are inspired by my favourite TV game shows. They include:

  • 50 x Two-Minute Challenges to take your playing to new heights
  • 7 x Musicality Building Quizzes to test your aural skills and fretboard knowledge 
  • 34 x Supercharger Lessons to discover new and exciting techniques

All of these are easy to use and fully relevant to the acoustic guitarist and the Academy. Learning guitar just got more fun!

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WARNING: Here's why you might want to avoid this:

I'm super proud of the Dan Thorpe Acoustic Academy and the game-changing results it gets for students, but I won't sugarcoat it...

This is NOT for you if:

  • You're already a very advanced guitarist (this is for beginners, novices, and intermediate guitarists)
  • You are 'stuck in your ways' and NOT willing to try out a new method 
  • You are only interested in jazz, heavy metal, or complex theory or "modes"
  • You want to be a "star" and make it in the music industry OR you expect to play like Hendrix or Clapton overnight
  • You are not willing to commit time to improving your guitar skills... This requires consistent steady effort - 20 minutes or so most days a week is enough, but of course... more is better :)

On the flip side...

If you love simple songs taught in a clear way where NOTHING is assumed... You want or need clarity, motivation, and a concrete plan... And you enjoy fingerstyle, strumming, rock, folk, pop, blues, and Travis picking...

Then this is for you.

...And remember, the Academy is ideal if you if you're busy or have lots of free time...

And it's suitable if you ONLY ever want to play purely for yourself OR you dream of playing at summer campfires, open mics, or BBQs.

Here’s What Will Happen When You say "maybe" Today...

Once you enter your details on the next page, your gifts will posted out to you...

...And you will instantly receive your login details so you can access the Dan Thorpe Acoustic Academy and the bonuses right away. 

You'll also be given a priority email address where you get VIP support from me.

Help will always be on hand from both me and my assistant Sofija... as and when you need it.

Begin With Clarity To Make Rapid Progress Over The Next 14 Days

...Or Easily End Your Trial

Now, you might be wondering...

“OK Dan, What’s The Catch?”

Listen— I’m not hiding anything. I’m making this insane offer as a bribe to get you to sign up for a 14-day trial of the Academy.

Why would I do this?

For a few reasons, actually...

Reason #1 — I know that when you try out the Academy, you will see huge progress in a matter of days. Imagine in a few weeks relaxing in your garden on a hot day. You take a sip of a cool drink while the birds chirp above and you now truly feel like a "real" musician. The music you play brings joy to your soul and a smile to anyone who hears your elegant fingerpicking and strumming. This will all happen for you now.

Reason #2—Making a difference to the world. I want my legacy to be that of someone who has helped build a bridge so anyone who wants to learn the guitar can do so... while enjoying the process!

Reason #3— Because society is not always kind to adults learning new skills. Yet learning guitar at ANY age is 100% possible. Most of my students range in age from early 40s to late 80s and many had little confidence or experience when they began.... But I know from first-hand experience, that with the right lessons, you TOO can enjoy the massive health and social benefits of being a guitarist - no matter what your age.

Reason #4— I’m sick and tired of people charging a SMALL FORTUNE to teach misleading "hacks" and shortcuts... and then leaving you to figure it out on your own. It ticks me off! The truth is, this shouldn't be brutally hard work. Practice should be fun... and to make sure it is, I want to OVER DELIVER and get you feeling the joyous laughter and rush of creating beautiful music on your guitar right away.

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Your course changed everything for me! I want to learn for my enjoyment and be confident enough to play for my grandkids...  For me, you are the perfect instructor and this month has been my best month of learning – I have learned 4 songs – my first actual songs!!!"

Nancy Saber

Nancy Saber

I could write ten paragraphs on everything that is so wonderful about your program and how much you are teaching me. I am at the point now that I can take these ideas and incorporate them into my playing. I never thought I would be able to play. You are a huge part of my success so thank you!"

Why Time Is Of The Essence...

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Denise Gillard

Denise Gillard

With Dan, I have made more progress in one year than I had in the six years of my previous lessons. I am having more fun and have more passion for the guitar than I ever had before. At last, I feel like this is something I really can do!

John Hall

John Hall

When l joined I was 88. l have arthritis, but l have reached a standard beyond my expectations. l recommend you give Dan serious consideration. Thank you Dan for helping me to love my guitar.

Joanne Crook

Joanne Crook

Absolutely loving this, someone heard me practising and said how good it sounded! I never imagined I would even attempt it. Joining is the best thing I have done. I can’t believe how much progress I have made in such a short time.

This is a very limited-time offer.

I’m only accepting a small handful of highly motivated folk who are ready to transform their playing.

But also...

1.) I have less than 200 physical copies of the book and other goodies left. I will order more, but as the publisher is in the U.S. and my pick supplier is in U.K. the next batch of bundles will take time to get sorted.

So if you don’t sign up today, and we sell out of the book and goodies (which can happen any time) then you may have to wait up to 3-4 months OR LONGER to receive physical copies of my book and freebies...

2.) Your chance to secure this incredible GIFT... including a 14-day trial with step-by-step coaching and support from me that normally costs well over a THOUSAND dollars... will be disappearing soon.

As a father of a young son, and with lots of hobbies, I simply don't have the time to help everyone if the membership grows to be too big.

That means once I hit my “cap” of people signing up, then we’ll be erasing this offer from the internet, for the foreseeable future...

So if you're here right now, and you want a STEP-BY-STEP system on how to become the guitarist you dream of being...

...And start playing stunning music practically overnight...

Then NOW is the time to sign up and secure your gifts before it’s too late!

My Rock-Solid Three-Part Guarantee

Money-Back Guarantee

Guarantee #1:

My "Alternative" Money-Back Guarantee

I'm not offering a guarantee...at least not in the "traditional" sense. 

I don't believe in them.

A typical money-back guarantee gives you a way to back out from achieving what you want. It allows you to give up on something that you want to achieve.

Not having a guarantee means you MUST take action and get on the road to achieving your goals.

...BUT here's what I AM offering. 

If you actually DO the exercises and give the lessons your time and effort (and you can show me you have), I'll GLADLY refund you your payment.

I haven't had a single refund yet. 

I'm doing this because I truly believe it's the best way to ensure you succeed. I know how it's easy to just refund something because you're "too busy", but I offer this type of guarantee because I KNOW you can succeed with this.

Cancel Anytime

Guarantee #2:

Cancel Anytime

There is NO contract!

You can quit anytime.

If you are worried about being "locked" into a contract or any sneaky payments being taken, the answer is a definite "No".

...And if you ever want to leave the Dan Thorpe Acoustic Academy, we make it easy to do so.

Simply send us a quick email or head to the 'Member's Area' and quit with a few clicks of a button.

Your membership will end and future payments will instantly STOP.


Guarantee #3:

Lifetime Access to your bonuses and lessons

My hope is that you will enjoy the Academy so much that you do not want to leave...

...But if you do leave, you will still have 100% access to the bonuses AND all the monthly lessons that were released while you were a member. 

Just Say “MAYBE”,

And The Gifts Are Yours…

That’s the beauty of this gift! You don’t even need to make a commitment and say “YES!” right now… 

All you have to do is say “MAYBE”.

Are you ready to say MAYBE, and receive your incredible GIFT?

Really, there are two choices:

- Choice #1: Put the Random Pieces of the Jigsaw Together Yourself 


- Choice #2: Let Me Put the Jigsaw Together for You!

So why not try out the exact blueprint to guitar-playing success today?

It's not something that requires hours a day. In fact, the lessons inside will save you a tonne of time and frustration....

And the Dan Thorpe Acoustic Academy really is the quickest, easiest, and smartest way to learn guitar if you're an adult acoustic player who loves fingerpicking, blues, rock, and pop.  

So What Are You Waitin’ For?!?

All You Have To Say Is “MAYBE” And The Gift Is Yours...

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✔️ FREE 14-DAY Dan Thorpe Acoustic Academy Free Trial


✔️ FREE The Six String Lifer's Handbook and Recordings

$147 value

✔️ FREE The '5-Star' Award

$357 value

✔️ FREE No Chord Fingerstyle Masterclass Course

$147 value

✔️ FREE The Breakthrough Beginner Training

$77 value

✔️ FREE The Hand-Delivered Goodies

$97 value

✔️ BONUS The "Guitar Doctor" Personal Coaching

$527 value

✔️ BONUS The Rapid Results 'GQC' Training

$246 value

Total Value: $1,598


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So if you're ready, go ahead and click or tap on the red button on this page now.

...And we'll send out the gifts and you'll get immediate access to our community right away.

I want you to experience what it’s like to be a confident, happy, and self-assured guitarist every time you pick up your guitar.

And keep in mind, just some short and focused practice each day using these specific methods is all it takes. 10 minutes works, 20 minutes is great but of course, more practice time is ideal if you want to practise more!

It all starts when YOU start.

I PROMISE You This...

If you give this a try, we will have your back and we will do everything we can to ensure you succeed starting today.

Now is your time to start transforming your guitar playing.

Remember, the guitar can give you more health and happiness in life and more self-belief in everything you do.

To your success,

Dan Thorpe

As soon as you say "Yes!" you'll begin this exciting journey right away


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Frequently Asked Questions

I’ve bought lots of books and courses, but never seem to finish them. How is this different?

This is unlike anything out there. It's not just some 'course' you use once and never again.

Instead, this is a fully-fledged "one-stop" solution to learning guitar specifically designed to give you results from day 1.

In short, you get the best of both worlds... 1) Easy-to-follow organised lessons and 2) Real support and a community. If you're an adult guitarist who loves fingerpicking, strumming, rock, pop, and blues, you will love the lessons on offer.

How does the free trial work?

We will help transform your guitar playing in a step-by-step way all without the headaches.

No gimmicks. No contracts. No funny business.

At the end of your 14-day free trial, once you agree the Dan Thorpe Acoustic Academy is the key to playing the guitar with true freedom, then you don’t have to do a thing, and we’ll automatically enrol you into our monthly subscription of just $42/mo. Cancel anytime without any hassle.

...but if you want to quit during the 14-day trial or at any point after, we make it easy to do so.

How safe is your site when putting my card details in?

It is as secure as possible. We use the latest high-tech protection and have daily website scans to make sure we are 100% secure.

When will I receive my welcome bundle gifts?

When you sign up today for the 14-day free trial of the Dan Thorpe Acoustic Academy you’ll receive instant access to all of the free digital downloads on the order confirmation page.

For the physical goods which are only available here, including The Six String Lifer's Handbook, the exclusive "5-Star" Wallchart, guitar picks, etc., please allow between 7-21 days for delivery. It may be sooner though but please take that as the expected delivery time as we keep up with orders.

This sounds great! What's the catch?

There’s no catch. When you say "maybe" today, you will get up to $1,598 of ‘guitar-playing secrets,’ including step-by-step guidance to help you learn stunning songs, know exactly what to practise, and transform your playing today.

All we ask is that you cover the one-time small payment of just $19.95 ($39.95 for international orders) for printing, shipping, & handling. This isn't some collection of lame PDFs you can download...

I love receiving packages and I prefer physical books and real practical stuff that I can keep next to my guitar over PDFs ALWAYS. The initial printing & shipping fee will seem insignificant, especially when you realise you won't need to spend any money on countless books or random courses or waste any more precious time searching YouTube for the answers.

Everything you need to succeed on the guitar is here in the welcome bundle and Academy.

Do I need to be able to read TAB?

No. Every note is taught in step-by-step HD video, which you can slow down and watch as many times as you like...

...And each video comes with optional subtitles, which are great if you struggle to hear clearly ...But all the lessons do come with full TAB and notation.  

I even teach how to read TAB in an easy-to-follow way in the Breakthrough Beginner course, which you get as one of your free bonuses for trying out the Academy. 

I am 65 and have struggled on and off with guitar. Will this work for me at my age?

Age does NOT matter.

What counts is desire, willingness to learn, and the ability to follow my instructions while being patient and committed. 

If you're an older student, it may be that you have more life experience, more passion for music, and possibly a little more time to enjoy this wonderful instrument now...

...but if you are busy in life, rest assured the Academy will also give you clarity and the right tools to save you a tonne of practice time. 

We have a 92-year-old beginner as a member, and he is doing great. If he can do it, you can too!

I have small arthritic hands and struggle with chords. Will it help?

The very first video you watch will help you immediately.

I call this the "Kickstarter" lesson and it dispels many myths about how to practise the guitar. It will show you where you have probably been going wrong (don't worry, those mistakes are common), and there are simple technical fixes for those of you who have tiny hands or even large 'sausage fingers'!

...But don't forget, the whole membership is designed to help you play beautiful music without pain, no matter how hard you've found playing the guitar in the past.

How long do I get access to the lessons for?

You have LIFETIME access to all the new monthly lessons that are released while you are a member...

And you get to keep all the lessons in the welcome bundle (worth $1,598) forever just for trying out the Dan Thorpe Acoustic Academy.

Please note - the free coaching is only valid while you are a member, but everything else is yours to keep forever - no need to send anything back.

What if I'm not satisfied with my subscription?

That is very rare. However, with that said, if you don't find your Dan Thorpe Acoustic Academy subscription useful, including the $1,598 welcome bundle given to you for free today... then you can cancel anytime and we'll part as friends. ;)

And if you find that you can't get it to work for you, but you can show me how you've given it a real try, then I will refund your last payment.

I'd hate for you to sign up for a Dan Thorpe Acoustic Academy account and it just sits there empty. So, if you are part of the small percentage of people who don't find the Academy useful, then you can cancel anytime and we won't hold it against you.

Do you have a guarantee?

I don't have one guarantee... I have THREE.

1) I guarantee if you put in the effort and don't see results, I'll refund your most recent monthly payment (there are no refunds on the bundle though). I do this because I want you to give it your all, but if you just can't make it work, that's okay, you'll be refunded.

2) I guarantee you can cancel anytime. No contracts, just a very simple and easy way to leave. 

3) I guarantee you will get lifetime access to the new monthly lessons released while you are a member, and the bonuses even if you leave.

This all means you can try out the Dan Thorpe Acoustic Academy for 14 days, and if you don't like it, and it doesn't work for you, we will give you a refund and you can keep the free gifts on me. ;)

I also want you to know that we guarantee your success! Once you sign up, you'll have complete support from me and my assistant, Sofija. We are both there to help answer any questions you may have and ensure you make wonderful guitar-playing progress... starting from day 1!

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All You Have To Do Is Say “MAYBE”

And the gifts are yours...for free

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