#1
Should you rest your hand on the bridge while playing downstrokes? Should you move your entire forearm or just your hand at the joint?
#2
Just use your wrist to do downstrokes.
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#3
I don't rest my hand on the bridge and I usually just strum moving my wrist.
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#4
the easy answer: Small movements=speed. big movements= power
if you just move your wrist at the joint, it'll be fast, but kinda quiet
if you move your entire forearm, it'll be loud, but significantly slower.
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#5
if your strumming you shouldnt be resting your hand on the bridge (at least i dont think you should) picking though is fine.
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#6
it wouldn't take long to start hurting if you kept your hand on the bridge when downstroking

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#7
Just move your wrist but don't keep it rested on the bridge, unless you intend to palm-mute the riff.