#1
On my fret hand how should my thumb be positioned? Should it be hung over the top of the neck, or is it ok to put it against the back of the neck?
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#2
Well, i'd been playing for 5 years over the neck, and i think im a pretty good guitarist.
Then i get my new teacher, who plays by the book, so i've essentially had to relearn thumb on the neck.
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Behind, cos it's the proper way.
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#3
ok thanks
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#4
Depends what you're doing.

Legato and general speedy wankery it should be in the middle of the neck.

Stretch licks it should be low on the neck to facilitate the stretch.

Bending and thumb-chords your thumb should be over the top of the neck.
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#5
Your thumb should just naturally adjust as you play. At least it did, for me. Stretchy licks make you place your thumb just very far back, almost on the side of the neck parallel to the ground. Speedy stuff is somewhere in the middle, and chords are overtop..
#6
i place my thumb in the middle of the neck since it easier for to play fast riffs.
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#7
Just move it around as you play, it shouldn't just stick in one place. I Myself play Barre chords with my thumb so I'm moving all of the time.
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#8
it depends.. whenever I play Technical Difficulties, for some reason my thumb just wants to stay behind the neck in the middle, but for the most part my thumb's on top of the neck
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