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  • Master root position & inverted power chords
  • Standard & drop D tuning
  • Rock strumming patterns
  • Over 100 practice exercises!

  • Master root position & inverted power chords
  • Standard & drop D tuning
  • Rock strumming patterns
  • Over 100 practice exercises!
Your all-in-one source for everything you want to know about playing guitar.
Learn the secrets to transforming your practice time into time well-spent.

Master Chords

Everything you need to master chords, from beginner to advanced. Available in right and left-handed editions.

Develop Your Technique

Improve your dexterity, finger strength, and timing while solidifying your knowledge of the fretboard.

Read and play every note on the fretboard, in all 12 keys.

Coming Soon

Master the Major Scale

Major Scale Master, the third book in the popular Technique Master Series, is now under way! Look for it in the Spring of 2020.

the missing method Difference


The Missing Method books were born out of the need for guitar method books that simply didn't exist. We don't replicate what is already working well. We strive to create something new to help you become a better guitar player.


Each book is focused on a particular aspect of guitar playing or technique, so we can go into depth about each subject. When you get a Missing Method brand book, odds are you're going to get even more than you hoped for.

Professional Expertise

A BA in Jazz Studies, a Master's Degree in Education, and over 20 years teaching guitar students of all ages means we can stand behind our material 100%.

Step-By-Step Instruction

Each book is designed progressively to take you through each lesson a step at a time. Whether you decide to use our books with an instructor or go it alone, you we've got you covered.

Ample Practice

When you're learning anything new, the best way to cement the knowledge is with thorough practice. You'll find this in each of the books we create, along with frequent review.

Personal Touch

We're not a giant corporation. We're a married couple, doing what we love. When you buy our books, you support a small business, and when you offer suggestions, we listen. Please keep in touch. We want to hear from you.

Who We Are

Christian Triola

Christian J. Triola


The face behind the books, Christian creates all of the content for the Missing Method books. His love for the instrument, background in Education, and years teaching guitar to students of all ages has made creating method books a joy.

Amy Joy

Amy Joy Triola


As a graphic designer and novice guitarist, Amy Joy does all our major layout and design work, and utilizes her background in education to help make sure each lesson progresses in a way that even the newest guitarists will understand. 

Get Warmed Up

Want to know the secret to great guitar playing?

It all starts with strong technique and a good set of warm-ups. Find the secret to playing better and faster with Technique Master. The ebook is yours free when you sign up today.