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  1. Chris Thompson
    February 1st, 2012 @ 1:17 pm

    Great Article. When my students are having trouble making a particular change I get the student to focus in on the movements they have to make to get to the next chord. For example; if you take Am moving into C the only movement that has to be made is from the middle finger. The other two fingers stay where they are. Often I’ll find students taking their fingers off the fretboard so I just make them aware of their movements.
    I will definitely be trying out the technique above with some of my beginner students.

  2. Zabuza
    December 7th, 2012 @ 12:00 pm

    ok this is really helpfull but wat i m faceing is,i cnt time along with the song i.e with the vocal n drums n other instruments…..how cn i overcome this timing problem

    • Chris
      May 25th, 2016 @ 7:01 pm

      Everything in this article made sense except for what you typed. Please just type everything out. Not doing so makes you look very uneducated.

      Thanks great article!