Welcome to The Fluent Guitarist, an online resource to help guitarists develop sight reading.

Join our mailing list for free sight reading exercises delivered regularly to your inbox, and browse the collection of sight reading material, all of which is idiomatic to the guitar.

New to sight reading? Head over to our blog, where you'll find some more information about how to get started sight reading, as well as why it's important.

Our database of sight reading exercises are searchable by difficulty level, key, time signature, and exercise number. Use the following format while searching: 

  • To search by difficulty level, enter one of the following: level 1, level 2, level 3, level 4 or level 5.
  • To search by key, enter the following: Key: G, Key: Am, Key: D, etc.
  • To search by time signature, enter the following: Meter: 4/4, Meter: 3/4, Meter: 2/4, etc.
  • To search by exercise number, enter the following: No. 1, No. 2, No. 3, etc.
  • Other searchable terms include:
    • modulation, chords, arpeggios, scordatura