Learning the Guitar depends on learning about guitar chords. Most chords sound great all by themselves -especially being picked or strummed with a good solid beat. As a guitar student you’ll be training your hand to instantly make different, chord shapes while pressing down on strings. Guitarists call these shapes grips. Effortlessly grabbing grips is a fun, though challenging physical process.
As a guitar player your always learning about and mastering cool new chords. As a guitar player, you’re able to make one chord sound good simply through strumming or picking. Try to do just that with the E chord pictured on this page. Have fun experimenting making good sounds.
As you master the feel of pouncing directly on the E Chord, you’re strumming and picking your tuned-up guitar with a solid beat -making your own music. This is part of the fun of playing.
After a while, spice up your practicing of the E chord by learning a new chord grip to jump on; A Major (called ‘A’). The E chord and the A chord are fun to practice together, strumming and picking them with a nice sense of tempo. As if by magic, the E chord and the A chord seem to fit together.
Guitarists and songwriters love to sit and noodle with the E Major and the A Major chord. Exploring the endless possibilities and naturally throwing in little things like cool strumming ideas and different ways of picking the individual strings. This is how songs are written. Guitar playing is all about listening for and remembering things that sound good to your ear -as if you were the only person in the world playing the guitar.
Make sure you understand the main points of the lesson: 1.) to effortlessly, automatically and instantly pounce on an E chord. to effortlessly, automatically and instantly pounce on an A chord. 2.) To play the e chord and the a chord back to back and hear them as going with or fitting with each other -making your own kind of music. Practice the lesson keeping these goals in mind.