This is a calypso strum which is a good exercise in week 7 to practice speed of changing chords as well as the strumming pattern of down down up up down.
A loop to play along with for week 6.
The rundown of week 6. This is where we start focussing on strumming – in particular: the calypso.
The pattern goes:
And is repeated through each chord. This might take a little to master, so perhaps try play through the next session two times each day to speed up the process.
The practice loop for week 5.
An explanation of practice chords for week 5.
Play along with this practice loop for week 4.
The rundown of week 4 – this is where chords are combined so they start to sound like something from a song.
Here’s the loop to play along with during week 3.
Here’s the breakdown for week 3.
Practice loop for week 2.
Try do this loop every day during week 2 – by the end you’ll be amazed at the difference in speed. Get those finger muscles used to moving.