Here are 3 important things you must do in order to achieve a nice strumming sound on guitar
As a full time guitar teacher I saw many students who could change chords reasonably well but their strumming sounded absolutely horrible… worse than awful! It was painful to listen to
In 95% of cases the reason why they it sounded bad was because they were doing one of the 3 things I talk about in this video.
If you have too much tension in your right arm then your strumming is doomed to sound bad and it’s not the easiest thing in the world to fix either because it feels nature for you to strum in that fashion.
Be Lazy In Your Strumming Action. Don’t Put In A Lot Of Effort. Everything Should Be Light, Relaxed and Smooth.
The key is to let your arm simply ‘fall across the strings’.
The pick you use is also super important and will dramatically alter how your strumming sounds on guitar. I’ll give you my recommendations for plectrums later in this module.
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