#1
Ok,
I'm a right handed guitarist.
I should know this, but don't and thats why I'm asking....

When practising sitting down, should I have the guitar on my right or left knee?
I've heard having it on the wrong knee can hurt you back.

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#2
i always have it on my right knee, otherwise it strains on my wrist.
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I have it always on the right knee, too. When your back hurts you sit in otherwise.


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#6
right knee, and its better to stand when playing cuz its better for your eyes too (i think)
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Don't sit on your bed while playing because that isn't very good for your back. Sit on a chair and hold the guitar in the most comfortable way for you
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#9
Left knee with a footstool is the best position.
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#10
I alternate from right knee; to left knee; to in between croth (i call this f'king the guitar pos.); to standing up; to crossing legs. Depends when i start feeling back pain.
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#12
Yea, and its pretty good on an RG too.
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#14
most important is not to hunch over.

foot stools help with propper posture.
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#15
yeh and if your like me and get marked on proper sitting technique for classical music you should have your back straight up, guitar on left leg, left leg on foot stool
#16
Oh yeah, sometimes i lay flat on the bed while playing my acoustic, very very relaxing, just dont do it when ur tired coz you may fall asleep and break some things u arent supposed to
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lol, y you ask? i'd rather do a boring scale routine then finding a nice corner to sit...
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#20
Yea, the neck, my friend broke his acoustic neck beyond the point of repair. Kinda funny as he tried to fix it, the neck is glued bended and makes the guitar looks funny
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#21
You should hold it on your left because holding it there is more similar to where you hold it when you're standing up.

No sense in practicing one way and then having to learn it a whole new way when performing.
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