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03/07/2017 12:19 am
Originally Posted by: SurburbanBoredom

hi Im a newbie here and wanted to know if guitar tricks advocates when forming barre chords to position the index finger first then the middle, ring and pickie fingers or is it the other way around? Im bit confused because in guitar fundamental 2 Lisa teaches a example when moving from a open chord to a barre chord she teaches you position the index finger first then the others.What is the most effecient way to form barre chords for good habits and future success?

Lisa has it right. Use the index as a literal bar to hold down the frets, and then the other fingers should be positioned to hold the other notes. It takes time, it hurts a little but you'll be that much better from learning it!


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