**Fretting Hand Technique Explained**

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I have been playing for several years and I have been making several of the mistakes mentioned here. To be specific, I don’t play on my fingertips and I don’t get my hand under the guitar with appropriate space.

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I’ve learn a lot. Thanks so much.Would you kindly elaborate on how do you know when to change a chord while playing

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Great video! I am a bass player that wants to learn guitar. I think this will help alot.

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I have been a auto mechanic all my 40 years of working my fingers are big enough to touch the other string and it is difficult to bend my fingers and hold my hand and I am 66 years young is there another way to use the fret board?

  • I’ve seen a. Number of accomplished guitar players playing flat almost like a keyboard.

The description of proper curling of the finger tips was a tremendous help. I’ve been using a finger exercising device to strengthen my fingers and your techniques showed me a better way to exercise. Thanks. Jim

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I had a brain stem stroke, compounded by severe spinal stenosis, it is not a pretty picture. The F first position chord I have been playing forever is out of reach for now, I am basically startling anew. Any physical therapy recommendations. I gave my Strat to my son, shucks, I’ll buy another one. The cramps are the worst part f it.

I’ll open this up and see what I have. Thank you, Mike

how do you curl your ring finger when its reaching for the 6th string???

Extremely helpful I’m 82 yrs old learning guitar was only thing on my bucket list. Had 3 private lessons, was frustrated by muting strings while attempting to play chords. Now I understand proper technique, and have something to work on . Thanks for making so simple to understand !

Thanks. I really appreciate it!