The Basics


Hand Placement

How to have Proper Hand Technique on the Guitar

14 minute video on hand placement

In this section, we'll be learning the proper technique for playing the guitar. We'll mostly cover how to play single notes.

*In the next lesson we'll be talking more about the finger position

Vocabulary in Section

Hand Placement

The Big Five

1. Shake the arm
2. Straight forearm (Movable)
3. Put hand on neck (Hand is resting on the neck)
4. Curve the thumb onto the neck
5. Put fingers onto fretboard