Rhythm and Strumming

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In this course, we look at one of the fundamentals of music – rhythm. We go step by step (or beat by beat..?) through how rhythms work and how we can get started playing them on the guitar with strumming.

Why Do You Struggle With Learning Strumming?

A lot of people want to learn strumming patterns on guitar. And that is a great thing to do – with a few chords, and a few strumming patterns, you can quickly start not only learning your favourite songs, but writing your own. However, a lot of people struggle with learning strumming patterns on guitar.

Why is this?

It’s not because strumming is difficult… it’s because they are focussing on the wrong thing.

Strumming rests on having a good knowledge of rhythm. By learning the fundamentals of rhythm, and how it applies to strumming, you will quickly find yourself being able to strum… well, almost anything you could possible want to! Once you understand rhythm, picking up any strumming pattern, or even writing your own, becomes easy.

Who Is This Course For

This course is for anyone who wants to gain a thorough knowledge of rhythm, and how to apply it to strumming chords on guitar.

We will cover different rhythms and how they work on guitar.

What You Will Learn

  • The music theory behind rhythm
  • How to read rhythms
  • What the different note symbols in music mean, in terms of rhythm
  • How to apply written rhythms to guitar strumming patterns
  • How to take any rhythm and strum it on guitar