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Chords Level 1
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This time let’s add string jumps as you have to
twist between the two finger groups.
Try this exercise using strings 1 and 2 as a
home base.
Straight Diagonal Straight Diagonal Straight Diagonal
Twist
and
Jump
Twist
and
Jump
Twist
and
Jump
Twist
and
Jump
Twist
and
Jump
Now try these chord changes. You can quickly
see how many times we do the twist and jump
with our finger groups.
Between Am and G.
Finger groups = “twist” from straight on strings 4 & 3 for Am to the diagonal on strings 6 & 5 for G.
Spare Finger = finger 4 ready from Am to G. Get finger 1 ready form G to Am.
Am
G
Between Em and D.
Finger groups = “twist” from the straight group on strings 5 & 4 for Em to the diagonal group on
strings 1 & 2 for D.
Spare Finger = finger 1 ready from Em to D.
Em
D
Between Am and D.
Finger groups = “twist” from the straight group on strings 4 & 3 for Am to the diagonal group on
strings 1 & 2 for D.
Spare Finger = finger 4 ready from Am to G. Get finger 1 ready form G to Am.
Am
D