Learning to play natural chords for a beginner is one of the hardest things to accomplish when first starting out. You have to put your hands in weird positions & they tend to cramp in the process. Not a very fun experience in the beginning.
But I’m here to tell you, It gets better as time goes on.
The issue is your using muscles in your hands & fingers & bring to get them to do things they’ve never done before. So naturally they are going to ache during the process. one thing that can really help this is finger exercises.
It’s all part of the learning curve so as guitar players we have to go through it. But it doesn’t have to be a chore.
Here are some tips to help you learn your first natural chords.
Use these as a starting point for your natural chord vocabulary and keep building. As time goes on, you’ll see what I mean as you continue your development
There are literally thousands of chords you can play on the guitar.
Major, minor, diminished, augmented, harmonic,etc, etc, etc.
You don’t need to learn them all, just the most common ones. And once you do, you’ll have set yourself up with a foundation for playing rhythm & creating all kinds of cool sounds with the guitar.
Never underestimate the power of playing rhythm. It’s the foundation of all songs & a lot of them use these natural chords. So take the time & discipline to learn how to play natural chords for beginners & you’ll be set.
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