In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to improvise on the guitar. This video lesson will cover how you can make a study of the fretboard layout of notes and then move on to applying scale patterns on top of, "octave templates," to gain a better working knowledge of the guitar neck. Soloing skills have a lot to do with having a great connection between left and right hand techniques. This means that phrasing devices are of the utmost importance. Learning to phrase lines can help you achieve a strong sense of connection with your melodies. During improvisation, work at creating melodic phrases that blend nicely from statement to statement. This video will benefit those viewers who are beginning guitar and would like to learn how to become more experienced when handling the guitar.