How to sit correctly to reduce the chance of injury and improve your playing.
Free strokes are the most common and useful plucking technique.
Now we will look at how to use the left hand to play different notes on each string.
Sometimes it is obvious which right hand finger should pluck a string, but sometimes you need to look ahead a little...
We will learn the notes B, C and D on the second string. The fingering is the same as the first string:
We only have one new note to learn on this string because you already know the open G.
Sometimes we use a different finger to play a note. This section explains why.
Sometimes we need to join two or more notes together to make one long note, these are called tied notes.
Rests show you where not to play. A rest means you should be silent which is actually quite hard when playing the guitar. If a string is ringing, you must silence it.