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Complete Guitar Method Masterclass - Week 3

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Lessons in This Class

11 Lessons (1h 8m)
    • 1. Week 3 Introduction

      1:34
    • 2. Chords C And G7

      8:29
    • 3. Chord Check 1

      3:57
    • 4. Chord D And A7

      9:07
    • 5. Chord Check 2

      4:58
    • 6. Silent Night

      6:43
    • 7. Chord Check 3

      5:08
    • 8. The Double Strum Technique

      7:07
    • 9. Full C Chord And Jingle Bells Strumming

      9:52
    • 10. Chord Check 4

      7:18
    • 11. Week 3 Conclusion

      3:23
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In this class, I will introduce you to the world of chords. Chords make the songs that we listen to every day, they are the voices that keep changing from happy to sad to anything else!

We will start easy and slow with simple chords, these are chords that were simplified from the original ones. The idea is to make you get used to holding a shape even if it's one finger and then change to another shape in time.

After you learn a few things, I created something called Chord Check. These are checkpoints to make sure that you understand and can do what we covered so far. Do not skip them please because they will accelerate your learning and serve you as an excellent practice drill.

We are going to cover:

  • Simple C and G7 Chords
  • Full A7 Chord
  • Full C and D chords
  • Double Strum

At the end of this class, you will be able to play songs like 'Skip to my Lou' and 'Silent Night' on your guitar. In just 3 weeks from the start of your journey you will be able to play these songs, can you imagine what you will learn after 3 months?

Can't wait to teach you this class, see you on the other side.

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1. Week 3 Introduction: Hi and welcome to Week 3 in complete guitar method masterclass. This class is designed for the complete beginner who have never played the guitar before. However issue, this is the first time you see this class for this course. I totally recommend that you start from week one lingo to Week 2. So to catch up with week three. And this class we will cover four things. Number 1, we're going to cover the very important chords, like a C major, D major, A7. And these four cores will allow you to play lots of songs, as you will see at the end of the class. The second thing we're going to cover is something I call the code check. These are checkpoints I designed for you so we can stop and practice the course that we covered together. I will practice with you on the metronome, and I will show you how to move or change smoothly between each chord. The third thing we're going to cover is a technique called double strong. In this is a right-hand technique that will give you playing some style. Instead of playing just the down strokes, we're going to play down, upstrokes on all the chords that we learned. And the final thing we're going to cover, of course, is a song called Silent Night, where we go into play. All the techniques and all the chords are most of the course that we're going to learn in this class. Thank you for signing up in this glass as junior guitar. And let's start. See you on the other side. 2. Chords C And G7: Hi and welcome to the first lecture in this section. This section is going to be about learning the chords, the basic chords, and the strumming with the right-hand. And the first two chords we have is the C major and the G7. Now, cords are divided into families. There are the major family, the minor family, the family. There are a lot of many families and the chords. And each family has like a sound. The major are happy and the minor or sad, the G7 over the seven chord that has like the jazz, a sound. We all got. We're going to learn all about these chords. But today or this lecture, actually we're going to take the simple C and the simple G7. So we have, this is the full seat. We're going to study it later. And this is the full G7. Again, we're going to study later on. But today we only going to use one finger, which is finger number one on the left hand. And we're going to hold the second string, first fret, and play from the third string. And that'll be the C, or the simple seat, as it's shown in the chord diagram. We're not playing the six, the fifth or the fourth string. You can see the x's on the strings, and the third string is open. The second string, we hold it with finger number 1 on the first fret. And the first string also is open. And when we strongly plate as one notes, so we don't do, instead we do this. Okay? Just one firms from. Now again, this might happen to you. The first string will not be claim because of the first fingers touching it. So again, you have two options. Either you lower your thumb a little bit so to make room under the finger or cut your left hand nails. If it's due along, this might be the reason it's preventing you from pressing firmly on the frets. But usually it's the thumb, maybe your thumb is over like this. Okay. Tried to just lower your thumb MBA little bit, not too much, just a bit until you hear a nice clean sound. The G7 is going to be much easier because the first finger will go on the first string, first fret. So you don't, you're not going to have where you're not going to face the problem of muting the string, like in the C7. And again, replaying from the third string. Okay? And we're not going to play the sixth to the fifth or the fourth string, so it's the same strings, but this time just the left-hand finger. And instead of the second string is going to be on the first string, first friends. All right, so let's try the first exercise, switching between the C and the G7 chord. Now in the storming, you strongly recommend, especially if you're having an acoustic guitar or you're playing with acoustic guitar that you strung with a pick. Strumming with a finger might hurt your right hand because of the nature of the steel strings. So I totally recommend that you use a pick in this stage and all your stomach should be with a fake, even if you playing on a classical guitar. So in the exercise you'll see the first chords, which is the C, and then slashes that mean it's the same chords, okay, just continue playing the same chord until you see the G7 or change of chord. Then you change the cord and then the slashes mean just continue strumming this course. And you have, of course, the bar lines and the double bar line at the end, telling you that it's four counts, 1234. And the double bar line means it's the end of the exercise. So if we started slowly on the sea playing one, and then switch to G7, 54 and back to C one bar, one bar. And then see at toolbars. For now. To play slowly and evenly, okay, don't try to go fast right now. Practice until you can make a smooth transition when changing between the C and the G7. So after you play this exercise a few times and you make sure that you can change smoothly between these two chords. It's time to play your first song with the strumming, which is skip to my loo, and you'll find it on track number 17. You can download it and play with it. So let me turn on the metronome on 60 beats per minute. And let's play the song with the backing track 1234. Uf. Now, I'm sure your first finger hurt a little bit right now because of all this pressing, especially on the steel strings. But don't worry, your fingertips will get harder with time. So don't worry. That's why I'm telling you to practice 15 to 20 minutes. This is the amount of time that your fingers right now can tolerate the pain after that, if you go for 30 or 40 minutes, I doubt that your fingers will sustain and you'll be able to press down. It will hurt a lot. So just keep it on 15 to 20 minutes for now. And right now we learned two chords are the simple version of them. The Csa see courts are, and the G7. And we learned a song skip to my loo, tried to practice the exercise first and then move on to the song. Skip to my loo and play it with the backing track. Thank you for watching. I will see you in the next lecture where we're going to take our first core checker and I will explain what is that in the next video until then. Thank you and goodbye. 3. Chord Check 1 : Hi and welcome to Corr Check number one. So every now and then we're going to do a checkpoint and review the course that we know. And we practice those chords separately with the metronome. So in order to get them smooth and to change between them in time. So I think this is a good idea to get the chord out of the context of the songs and just focus on these courts. So today we're going to do the C and the G7. These are the two courses that we know so far. And I recommend that you practice them with a metronome on 60 beats per minutes. If you find the 60 beats per minute to be a bit fast, so you're welcome to slow it down until you get the the change between the C and the G7 smoothly. So let's start. I'm going to start with the metronome now, 1234. Okay, and then now we're gone too to the G, which is the third fret on the first string. And then to the G7, which is on the same string, but with finger number 1 on the first fret. Back to C. And back to see again. One way to practice the core checker and which is I totally recommend that you focus only on your left-hand. Meaning do not strum with the right-hand, just move the chords were the left-hand only like this, C. And then follow on with the core checker, G, and then G7, back to C, G7 and then back to C again. So do this with the metronome on four clicks and do not strong. Just tried to keep on with the time, with the rhythm, 12341234 and so on. Only the left-hand. Do not play with the right-hand. Just focus only on changing the cords. Because they're focusing on the right hand and playing the three strings. I know it takes some time and it takes a bit of your focus. So only focus on the left hand. And then after you do this for a few times, go ahead and play with the right hand. So let's do the exercise one more time without stopping. 1234. So that was core check number one. And we have 12 or 13 core chick in this course. So you'll see more of these in the coming lessons. I hope you enjoy the exercise. Thank you for watching and I will see you in the next video. 4. Chord D And A7: Hi, In this lesson we're going to learn two new chords, the D major and the A7. Now up until now we learn three chords, the CG and G7. And these were simple chords using only the first three strings, 1, 2, 3, without any base. The bass strings are the sixth string, fifth string, and the fourth string. These will make the sound of the chord and more fuller because the nature of the bass strings. So these two chords, the D and the A7, are not to the simple version. They are the full virgin or the complete one, the open courts. So we'll start with the D. It's a four strings, chords. The first string is the fourth string open. We're not going to hold anything on this one. We're just going to leave it open. And now with finger number one, we're going to hold the third string, second fret. We're going to skip the second string for now and go to the first string, fret number two. So I have my fingers now on both the second fret, on the third string and the first string. Now with the third finger, I'm going to put it on the second string, third fret. So you can see now we are holding the chords like the chord diagram. And in the chord diagram you'll see the six and the fifth string have xs, mean we don't play the six and the fifth string. We start from the fourth string like this. Again. Now, the same problem will happen to you, which is on the first string. And again, the reason is that the third finger is touching the first string. This will happen to you, don't worry. So to do this again, your left hand thumb need to be a little bit down in order to make some room under the third finger. So just the position of the hand from this to this one. Okay. Try to keep your thumb, you left hand thumb straight beyond the second fret. So this will force the third finger to move in the correct position. If visited and happened on the spots. Don't worry, it will just try to gets used to the shape of the chord and memorize the shape of the course. So let's try it again one more time. So we start with first finger on the third string, then the second finger on the first string, and finally the third finger on the second string. And you can memorize it by the shape, this triangle shape. And most important too, when you play, play from the D, because that's what we call the root note. The courts is called D and this is the denote. Try not to play from the fifth. Sounds a little bit off, but when you play from the 66 will sound really out of tune. It does not belong this node to, this node does not belong to this course. So try to stick for with the fourth string open. Now, let's talk about the A7 chord. Let's finger the first and the second finger only of the D-major. Alright? And this is just the first two fingers. Leave the third finger out. I want you to move these two fingers as a block, one string up, and then play from the fifth string. And that will be the A7 chord. Again, like I said, the chords are divided into families. The seventh chords are more likely to jazz chords. The major chords are the happy courts. Can see how the sound is very different from the major. How to resolve. And here, now some people hold this chord with finger 23. Both are correct, depends actually where you're going from. R, which court you're going to play next, or which chord you go and you were playing before the chords A7. But you will find these all over the guitar chords. Some courts have 234 fingering and some chords like the D has only one finger. Or the full C-Major as we go on to study it later. So A7, finger one and finger to same as the D. You just need to move it one string up. Again, if this happened to you, that means you are leaning on the strings or your thumb is too high, you just need to adjust your hand. And you will be clear. You can adjust your hand and play the first string until you find the correct position. I'm trying to stick to this position. Okay, time to play these chords and to change between them. Now and they exercise, we have three scrums and every bar that's 34. Now instead of playing three storms, we going to play one strum only every three clicks on 60 beats per minutes, like this. 2312. Okay? And that's to make a little bit time for you to change between the courts. So you have three clicks to change between the cords. And we only go into play the D and the A7. So 60 click per minutes. One, 23, vector d Now a seven. And back to D. Okay, so you saw me how I changed between the D and A7 uses take the third finger off from the D and move the two fingers up. And then from A7 2D, you take the two fingers down and put the third finger and place and you have the D major chord. So it's really just this technique here to change between the A7 and the D-major. Again, you can take your time and play with the left-hand only just practicing. Taking the third finger off. Move the two fingers up, and then move the two fingers down and add the third finger without in his charming without worrying about the tone or the, the quality of the sound. We're just practicing the fingers like this. You can do this for minutes or 20 minutes. And you'll be amazed of the results you will get when you do these drills. Just that the silent drills. Without worrying about anything, you're only focusing on the left-hand fingering and the left-hand position. Practice changing between these two chords very smoothly, very slowly. And I will see you in the next video where we're going to take the core check number 2 and play all the chords we learned so far, which are the c, g, G7 and of course the A7 and the Dean. Thank you for watching, and I will see you in the next video. 5. Chord Check 2: Hi and welcome to core chick number two, we're going to play all the chords that we learned, the simple, see, the simple G, the symbol G7, and of course the A7 and the D major. So we'll start with four clicks on 60 beats per minute. And we're not going to do for Ostrom's, we all got to do one strum only and take the four clicks to change between the courts. Like this. 1234. So you kinda playing whole notes, okay, and the four clicks, a whole notes use a splay onetime and you count four clicks and take the forklifts to change between the next chord and so on. This will give the your hand, excuse me. This will give your hand more time to play smoothly and to think about the, what's coming in the next bar. So let's try that. 1234. Mostly g moved to G7, back to C. Now to A7, down to D, then back to G7, up to C, G, back to G7, finish on C. So as you can see, it's okay. That's you a change in the middle of the court for now. Just to for example, from C to G to A7, 1, 2, 3, 4. So it's okay to cut the time of the sea and older for you to go to the next chord. Okay, this will just for now until you get used to changing between the different chords. And then you can take more time and play the C, 1, 2, 3, 4. So to change in time. But for now you can, I don't want to say cheat, but it's just like a beginner exercise to learn or teach your fingers how to move between the different chords. Sometimes you can, if you want, you can take more than four clicks. If the court is really hard for you. Mature example between the A7 and the d, You can take eight clicks like this. 12341234. I mean, there's no rule to change between the cores when you practice them. Don't worry about, no, I have to change an every beat or in every two beats on every bar. I have to go in time. This is later. Right now, we are still learning your fingers to learning the shape of the chords. So this process will take some time. Don't listen to other musicians say that you have to change in time on the beat. This is later on. In this stage, you need to first to get used to the shape of the chords, how to smoothly change between them. And the only way I know is to play it with the metronome on three clicks for clicks, five clicks, or even eight clicks, do whatever necessary to change smoothly between the courts. Thank you for watching this video. Take your time and use the metronome on four beats or eight beats to change smoothly between the chords. Practice number 1 and Korczak number 2, until you can really smoothly changed between them. Not fastly, I mean smoothly without having any tension in your left hand. And when you do that, move on to the next song, which is Silent Night, where we're going to use the symbol G and the D major and the simple C to play this lovely, beautiful song. Thank you for watching, and I will see you in Silent Night. 6. Silent Night: Solve. Hi. In this lesson, we're going to learn how to play the beautiful song Silent Night, which uses the simple G, D major and the simple C. So if we start from the beginning, the song is in 3 4, that means we count 123. Now, a little tip here is tried to make the first strong louder than the other two. Like this. This will help you keep, Where are you are, which bar you are in? To count the bars. So 123123123. Okay, so that was the four bars of the g. It will make your life a little bit easier in the counting to know which mar your in because if he played the oldest drums in the same volume, you might get lost in the bars. And the way to make the volume a little bit softer is too softly. Just brush over the strings. And to make it louder, just stress your picking on the strings and to make it soft. Brush it, or brush your fingers or the pick over the string band. The change between the G-Major and the D major is repeated frequently throughout the song Silent Night. So the best way to do this is when you hold a G, just stick the third finger on the second string, on the top fret we have from here to here, and then hold the D-major, or the first and the second finger. So let's practice changing between the G and the D major. 60 beats per minutes. You can do it on eight clicks and then try to do them for clicks. So 12341234. Okay? And then back to G if you want. It's very important to change and to keep your fingers and your hands very relaxed, okay, don't try to force the change. This will result in a lot of mistakes. And we're not learning this change for only this song. We're lending this change for other songs to come. So it's really vital to change very smoothly and to keep your hand very relaxed. And we're playing two bars of D. And then to go from D to G is easy. Just put the third finger on the first string and take off the first two fingers and play from the third string. Now if you did the Korczak number one and number two, the song will be very easy for you. Moving on to see back to G again. And we're going to repeat this line, c twice and G twice. Again. We go from G to D. And now to G again. This time we're playing it three times. Back to D, one bar, and then finishing with two bars, g. So I think the heart change here, or the difficult one is to go from G to D. And to practice this like I showed you, is to just put the third finger on the top string on the same, the third fret, and then hold the first and the second finger on the fourth string. The backing track number 19 contains the song with the lovely voice over Shamash L M, and which is my friend who was sing all the songs. So you're free after you play and practice the song to play along with the backing track. The backing track is on 80 beats per minutes. So it's a little bit faster than 60, but still very playable. Thank you very much for watching. I hope you enjoyed this lesson. I will see you in the next video in court check number 3. Thank you and goodbye. 7. Chord Check 3: Hi and welcome to core check number three, we're going to focus on the simple G, the symbol C, the D major, and the A7 courts. So let's try and play first. One, strum on 60 beats per minutes. I like the whole notes draw. 1, 2, 3, 4, moving to c. And now to D From the fourth string. Back the GI. Now to A7 from the fifth string, back to d, back to g again, C, D, and finish on G. So try this first playing chords, a whole notes, just one strong for four beats. Then you might try to do it on two beats like half-note strum, like this. 124242. So I stopped every two beats. Again, this will make your time a little bit shorter. For first, we played on for strummed or four clicks, every four clicks, then every two clicks, 1234. And now we're going to do it's like in the exercise, every one-click. Now if you find this speed to be a little bit faster, by all means, slow it down to 50 or 40 or even 30 and tried to play with every strong with every click. I'm just showing you how to do the exercise. The speed is up to you. If you find the speed to be fast, slow down, and just work your way out with the core change. I really hope you're enjoying these exercises. I don't think that the court check is little repetitive. You think that, well, we've done these chords before. Well, we are reinforcing the habit of changing the courts because at this point or this stage is really important to be very accurate and to change the chords very smoothly without any tension. And the fingers on the hand. I know I sound like a broken record on this one, but it's really vital that you do. So thank you for watching this video. Please do these exercises by itself like a warm-up for five minutes. Every time you hold the guitar to practice, just start with a CT check number one, number two, and number three, only for five minutes. And in a few days or a few weeks depends on how frequent you practice. You will find yourself progressing and you're not thinking about the core change anymore. Thank you for watching, and I will see you in the next video. Bye. 8. The Double Strum Technique: The most common way to play the chord or to strum the guitar is to play in a double strong. So instead of sounding like if would lay the D, instead of sounding like this. Usually what you hear is this. And that's what we call a double strong. That means when you play, you play down and up. And this is what we're going to talk about in this video. So if you remember from our discussion in the eighth notes, we divide the beat into two equal half, and we count it 1234. And so if I, I played with the metronome. So this is the one beat and this is the strumming that we use so far. Okay, Now if I change that to the eighth notes, it will sound like this. 12341. And the way to do this is to you strum down, usually and then on the upside from you play the highest two or three strings. And since we playing and the simple G, three strings, you can do on the app the first two or three. It doesn't matter. Okay, There's no hard rule on this. If you're playing the D is strong, the force strings down. And then on the AP, US trauma, the two or the three. On the A7, you start from the fifth string. And then on the LP, play the fifth, the first, the second, or the second, first, second, third. Okay, now let's talk about how you actually going to do this, the upstroke. So when your hand gets down, all you'd need to do is this brush lightly with the PEC. So do the upstroke. Okay, you're swinging your hand up. They in a slow motion maybe. And the double strong, as indicated by this symbol. And the down arrow means strum down and the upper main strum up. Now the only problem you will face that it's now even more shorter time to change between the chords. Until the, this exercise, it was a one beats 1234, then 1234. But now it's going to be 12341. Okay, so it's going to be even shorter time to change between any given to courts. So let's start with the G. You can stop and change the chords and then play the strum. One more. Stop. Change to D, 1 and 2, and 3 and 4, and stop and change to G 1234. And so the stopping will take this pressure off you that you need to change in time. We are practicing the right-hand technique first. And then when you get better with everything, with the core check and with the right-hand at then we're going to put them altogether. But for now I just want you to focus on getting the right-hand technique, writes the double strum. Don't worry about changing in exactly that the time with the metronome. So I don't want you to feel this pressure. Just focus on the double strum for now. So let's try this exercise again with the metronome, but this time with 50 beats per minutes, not 60, 1234. And don't worry if you can't play this exercise like this right now. I'm just showing you how supposed to sound with the metronome. Take your time and play the double strong stop and change to A7, stop and change to D. And when everything comes together with practice, you'll be able to play this exercise in the right timing. Thank you very much for watching. I hope you enjoyed these lessons and I will see you in the next video where we go into play Jingle Bells again. But this time with a doubled strong, not the melody. Thank you and I will see you then. 9. Full C Chord And Jingle Bells Strumming: Gene. Hi, In this lesson we're going to learn a new Full Court, which is the C major, and the Jingle Bells song with the strumming courts. So let's take a look at the new chords, the C major or the full C-major chord. So you know the simple C, we put the first finger here and you should be aware with this chord by now. We going to add two more fingers on the fourth string and the fifth string. So we're going to skip the third string, would play it open. And on the fourth string, we're going to hold the second fret with finger number 2. And then keeping everything, keeping these two fingers, we're going to stretch the third finger on the fifth string. Third frets. And we're going to play from the fifth string. So we're not playing from the sixth string, we don't play the sixth string. Sounds awful with this cords. So we started with the root node, which is this note, which is a C note. You can see, or you can hear how this is fuller than this. Okay. This is the triad or the three notes that make the court. But there's no bays with this one, we have the base on the fifth and the fourth string, so it's more fuller. So for the Jingle Bells song, you can actually start with the simple C until you get familiar with the chords and then starts playing or start to applying the new chords. Then you see chords, the full one. So let's try and play Jingle Bells with the simple C first and playing the double strum, counting 1234. And so we're starting with the G. Okay? So that was the first line would play the G chord four times. And counting 12341234. And now we go to the sea, the simple one. And who played for one bar? 1234 and back to G, and now to A7. So we have these two fingers free. We're going to do the A7. And we play from the fifth string. And now we go down to D. And then back to the simple G from the third string. Again four times, back to C. So it's the same as before, but the first two bars are the same, the C and the G. But in the last two bars instead of A7 D, We're going to go for D and then back to G. So from a, C, 1 and 2 and phase 3 and 4 and g 12, and now to D, and then back to G again. And that's the end of Jingle Bells. So I recommend that you play these chords first, the simple C and the G and the A7 until you get to use to changing between these chords and the right-hand strumming, the double strum. And now let's try and play the full C major chords and see how are we going to actually change from G to the full seat. You start on the G one strum, and then you go to the same position as the simple C. But now you have to add these two. Now this two fingers will be a little bit challenging in the beginning because of the third string that we are skipping, the third one. So usually what happen is you're going to put the second and the third finger like this. This is actually a, another chords. But it's not the sea. This is something else. We don't want that because it sounds very different from the C major. Okay, so try to pinpoint the fourth string, second fret, and tried to keep these two fingers move as like one, like in units. So if you go from G, C, and then these two fingers goes and go to the fourth and the fifth string at the same time as the units again. And you can do the drill that we we practiced before, the four clicks or eight clicks, 12341234. And then move to the C, and then do it with four clicks, 2, 3, 4, and then move to C major. So try practicing this. And again from C to G is going to be easier because he taking off the fingers and moving to G. So from C to the chord through or the G or the A7, it's easier because you're taking off these two fingers. That's causing the problem in changing. It's going to the C major is the issue here. But let me tell you something that the C major is almost an old the chords and an older songs that you know, because it's, it's a key cord. And most of the keys, like the key of C major and the G major. I know we haven't talked about the keys and the theory, but the C, you will, you will see the cords. And often in many songs, if not all of them. So let's go ahead and try to play Jingle Bells with the full C-major chord now, 1234. Okay, so that was Jingle Bells and the C major chord. Practice these to practice the C-major first, okay, tried to move unchanged smoothly. It's not going to happen instantly, although you have one finger covered from the previous lessons. But these two will take some work and some time and don't give up, don't worry about it. You will know how to play it in no time, especially that The next lesson is the chord checker number four. And we go into play. We're going to practice with the full C major chord. So I'll see you in the next lecture until then. Thank you and goodbye. 10. Chord Check 4: Hi and welcome to coat check number four. And this one we're going to cover the full C major chord, the G7 and the D major, and the simple G. And we're gonna do this with the double strong. So in the beginning, let's start and play the chords with four clicks. Let's try it on 61234. So now that we did it on the four clicks, Let's try it again on the same speed. But this time, every two clicks we go into Switch 1234. So try and practice these two drills, the four clicks and two clicks for a few minutes. And before you move on to the next one, which is the one beats, we're going to play a chord every one beats 1234. Okay, so we reach to the last drill, which we're going to play now, which is the double strum, okay, if you think this is going a little bit fast for you, you can pose and you can play and your own pace. But I'm just showing you the sequence or the progression of what you should do and every core check with the new chords that you learn. So let's play the chord check number four on doubles term number now, 12341 thing I want to say at the end is sometimes you get confused. Do I look on my left hand or do I look on my right hand? If I look at my left hand, my right-hand get messed up because you tend to play the wrong string. For example, on the D major, you might start from the fifth string. And on the G major you might start on the fourth string, and instead of the third string. If this happens, you can of course, look on the right or keep your sites switching between the right and the left hands. And this is one thing. The second thing is with time, your right hand and muscle memory will know the distance and the intervals between the strings. So this won't be a problem anymore. But for now, you've, of course, you can look in the right-hand at certain chords and on the left hand at another courts in the C major, I'm sure you're going to look at your left hand. You're not going to worry about the right-hand because you want to head the correct frets and the correct strengths. But for example, with the G, you can look to the right-hand because the left hand is, you got it by now. It's very easy by now for you. So you might look at the right-hand to make sure you playing from the third string, not the fourth or the fifth string. So switch between the right and the left hand as you do these exercises and the core check from one to four. And these drills are specifically made for this reason to focus on the switching and playing the chords from the correct strings. So I hope you are enjoying these drills, and this is the end of the section. And the next video we're going to talk about what you learned and what we covered in this section. Until then. Thank you, and I'll see you then. 11. Week 3 Conclusion: Congratulations on finishing section three, simple chords and strumming. We learned a lot of things in this section. And I would like to congratulate you on that. So the first thing we learned was the important chords, the sea, A7, D, and G7 chord. These chords will make you play a lot of songs, as you'll see in the end of this video. The second thing we learned was the Korczak number one to number four. And we, that allowed us to change between these chords and of course, the double strum, the technique that we learned on the right hand, that made the guitar and the court sounds more interesting and sounds more like a guitar chords as we learned in the videos. So all of these techniques and all these chords we learned in this section, tried to practice them, tried to dedicate 1015 minutes of your time and change between the CIA 70 G7 chords with the chord check number one to number four and there's something not clear. I recommend that you go back and watch the video lesson and take your time and slow down and everything will fall into place. So you might be wondering what type of songs I can play with these four quarts. If you go to guitar player box.com, their websites you're seeing now, and you can click on Choose your chords. This is a unique website because you can choose the chords you know, And according to these chords, a website will give you the names or the songs that you can play with these courts. So for example, I might check C and D and G. And I select, I can only play these or the selected chords. And then he will give you the songs that you can play. I have a dream by the ABA and uses the Cdg. Okay. And you can see there the three-letter birds by Marley, Hound Dog by Elvis Presley, and so on. So the more chords, you know, you can come back to the website and choose more cores. And of course, the more the chords, the more the songs list and that you will be able to play. And again, if you click on the song, I think he can give you, yeah, there you go. And the chords and the lyrics. And of course you can try and play those songs. It's a perfect practice. And their encourage you to do this with every new chords that you learn, that you come back here and just play more songs. And if you get lost, you can go here, learn to play or sorry, list of songs and choose songs by selecting chords. And you can come back and choose more cores. Of course, we're going to learn more minor chords and this will open the doors to even more songs for you to play. That's it for this section. I hope you enjoyed it. We learned a lot of stuff and more stuff to come in the next section, we have adding accent and more chords, of course. And for lovely songs, I can't wait to teach you how to play it. Thank you, and I will see you in the next one.