Exercise Lessons

This section is dedicated to lessons on exercises to increase your knowledge of the fret board, as well as speed and finger dexterity.

Beginner Strumming Pattern 1

Beginner Strumming Pattern 1

In this lesson we are going to cover a very basic beginner strumming pattern designed to help those struggling with rhythm and strumming.
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Beginner Strumming Pattern 2

Beginner Strumming Pattern 2

In this lesson we are going to cover another very basic beginner strumming pattern designed to help those struggling with rhythm and strumming.
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Effective Strumming Patterns

Effective Strumming Patterns

In this lesson we will learn a few common strumming patterns.
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The Roll Strum

The Roll Strum

In this lesson we will learn the roll strum technique. This strumming technique can be use to accent and embellish strumming patterns.
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Shuffle Strum

Shuffle Strum

In this lesson we will study the shuffle strumming technique. The shuffle is a rhythm pattern used in blues, jazz, and rock n roll where eighth notes are played but alternated by long and short lengths. In the lesson we will use the shuffle pattern in a C blues progression.
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Constant Strumming Technique

Constant Strumming Technique

In this lesson, I will show you a constant strumming technique in great detail. This is very effective for maintaining a steady groove and tempo while being able to play complex strumming rhythms.
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Rasgueado Strumming

Rasgueado Strumming

In this lesson we will study an advanced strumming technique often used by flamenco guitar players.
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