Root 5th String Major Barre Chords – Extra Help
Sometime the major barre chord with the root on the 5th strings gives some people a little more trouble. Here are a few extra tips on how to have success with this barre chord form.
|Here my hand is too low and my 3rd finger is too straight. Therefore I can’t get decent pressure on my third finger, and I am going to end up playing the 1st string with my 3rd finger by accident.|
|When you barre with your 3rd finger across the 4th, 3rd and 2nd strings, keep your big knuckle bent forward…and your joint at the last segment of your finger bent back.|
|A common problem for a lot of people is that they keep their thumb too high on the back of the neck Therefore they can’t stretch far enough between the 1st and 3rd fingers to keep the 3rd finger right next to the fret bar.|
|There are times when I will use my 4th finger to barre across the 4th, 3rd, and 2nd strings. You could then keep your thumb a little higher on the neck and still get a good sound.|
|Here my hand is too low and my 4th finger is too straight. Therefore I can’t get decent pressure on my 4th finger, and I am going to end up playing the 1st string with my 4th finger by accident.|
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