This article is for people who:
(1) Basic tips on how to press
(2) How to hold the G chord
Press the 3rd fret of the 6th string with your ring finger.
Press the 2nd fret of the 5th string with your middle finger.
Press the 3rd fret of the 1st string with your little finger.
Once you can press them all, play all the strings from string 6 to string 1.
Check the sound
As explained in “(1) Basic pressing method”, i)Press each string with your fingertips as close to the frets as possible, and ii)with your fingers raised as much as possible.
If you don’t know how to read a chord diagram, I explained how to read it in another article. Please refer to that as well.
iii) Basically, you hold it in the way I introduced above. If you find it difficult to press using the method above, you can also use the method below.
(3) How to hold the D chord
Press the 2nd fret of the 3rd string with your index finger. Press the 3rd fret of his 2nd string with your ring finger. With his middle finger he presses the second fret of the first string. Once you can press them all, play all the strings from string 4 to string 1. Be careful not to play the 5th or 6th string, as this may result in an unnatural sound when playing a song. check the sound
(4) How to hold the A chord Press the 2nd fret of the 4th string with your index finger. With his middle finger he presses the third fret of the third string. With his ring finger he presses the second fret of the second string. Again, press each string with your fingertips, 1) as close to the fret as possible, and 2) with your fingers raised as much as possible. check the sound
You may not get a good sound at first. As you keep practicing, you’ll get a better sound, so I don’t think you need to be too nervous at first. At the beginning of this article, I mentioned that you can play a simple song, but in the next article I will introduce how to play that song.
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