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Bar B Chord Tips

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​Video Transcript And Relevant Links: ​​Hey there, I've had a student recently asked me how I could master that B chord with that partial bar thing. She told me she's tried the other B chords and they're okay but they really don't sound as good as this partial bar B chord. Here's what I'm talking about right here this thing. And of course you can use it for other...

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Bar Chords are HARD!

Bar Chords are HARD!

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Hey there, I see a lot of challenges when people are first starting to play guitar but there are a few ​who come back over and over and one of the big ones is Bar Chords Are Hard! I've heard that so many times. I can relate. I can remember when I was first learning to play guitar. I thought "Boy, I don’t know if I'll ever be able to actually play it smooth." But you...

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Proactivity And Difficult Guitar Chords

Proactivity And Difficult Guitar Chords

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Video Transcript And Relevant Links: ​Hey there, you probably noticed that some chords are just more difficult than others to learn and you've probably already found out that B chord is one of those along with chords like F and some like C minor and B minor as well.  Well, I found a solution actually quite a while after I started playing that has really helped...

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3 Easy Exercises to Master the B Chord

3 Easy Exercises to Master the B Chord

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The B Major chord is one guitar players tend to avoid for a long time. Even people who have been playing for a couple years struggle to play it. While there are a few ways to play it, all of them involve complicated fretting. There’s no “good” way to play it.But what if we thought about playing the B chord as we did about playing guitar in general? Taking thoughtful...

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Keep It Clean – Playing Chords Without Touching Other Strings

Keep It Clean – Playing Chords Without Touching Other Strings

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Learning to play chords is one of the first fundamentals we learn as guitar players. But it’s a challenge in itself to play chords cleanly. This isn’t just a challenge for new guitar players. Experienced players have this challenge when learning new chords too.That’s because guitar playing requires left-hand dexterity in ways you haven’t used before. So whether...

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