Simple Strum Pattern for Guitar

So now that you’ve learned a few chords, let dive into doing a simple strum pattern for guitar.

There is two types of strums, a down, and an up. Down strums typically represent the down beat when you’re counting

1 2 3 4

↓ ↓  ↓ ↓


Then you have down and up strums. This is when you’re really starting to get into it.

1  2  &  3  &  4  &

↓  ↓   ↑   ↓   ↑   ↓  ↑


Check this short video out of me demonstrating.



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