Join TrueFire: How it works + Membership FAQs


Join Free & Get 30 Day All Access Trial

The first thing you'll want to do is sign up for a TrueFire membership. You can join for free and get 30 days of All Access (as well as some other great perks). 

No credit card is required. This is a forever free account - you are NOT automatically upgraded at the end of your free 30 day trial.

The All Access trial is only available on the website through your browser, it is available on the iPad app.

Get a Personalized Recommendation

After you've signed up, fill out the Course Recommendation Wizard to see specific courses based on your skill level and preference of play.

You can also jump straight to "Courses" to search for the genre or level of lessons you wish to learn. We have bass guitar and drums material too. 

Choose a Course

A course is a full study program complete with video guitar lessons, tab and notation charts, jam tracks, and text commentary from the instructor. Each of our courses contains different curriculum, so you'll want to see what it's all about by reading the full description page and checking out the course introduction video.

You can also jump right to the videos by clicking "Watch" on the style and skill level pages or the "Watch Now" bursts on the full description pages.

During your free 30 day All Access trial you will be able to stream our entire course library online. Once the trial has ended, you'll still be able to view full-length sample video lessons from each course or upgrade to All Access membership to continue your streaming access.

Working with a Course: Instant Download, Software Disk or All Access Streaming

Next, you have to decide how you want to work with the content. You have 2 choices:

Buy Course(s): Instant Download or Software Disc

Purchase a course individually and either download it immediately to your computer or order it on software disk (data-dvd). If you choose this option, you will be working with the course offline in our Desktop app, which contains the videos, charts, jam tracks, and text commentaries.

Most courses are now iPad compatible on the TrueFire iPad app. Software Discs if for computers only (Mac/Windows/Linux) and will not work in a standard DVD player.

Upgrade to an All Access Plan

Upgrade to the All Access Plan and get full access to all our courses via our streaming video platform through the browser and in the TrueFire iPad app and on Apple TV.

Work One-on-One with a TrueFire Instructor

If you really want to take your playing to the next level, we offer Online Classrooms and 8-Week workshops. 

Online Classrooms

Learn at your own pace, on your own schedule, while studying with a top educator of your choice who specializes in the learning methods and techniques of your preferred style.

Your instructor will customize a lesson plan for you based on your goals, initial assessment, available practice time and current level of play. The lesson plan evolves as you progress.

Your instructor sends you video lessons and personalized assignments. When you've completed your assignment, you'll send video to your instructor for assessment and feedback.

Classrooms are billed monthly and vary depending on which Classroom you choose to enroll. No long term contracts, cancel any time.

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8-Week Workshops

Your instructor provides weekly video lessons and assignments. When you've completed your assignment, you'll send video to your instructor for assessment and feedback.

As you work through the 8-week curriculum, your instructor will monitor your progress and guide you through each of the weekly assignments based on your needs.

Focus on a specific subject, over the eight-week period, to achieve a higher level of competency in a particular style or technique. Download all videos at completion for future reference.

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