#1
i'm not really good at guitar but i'm progressing slowly. My biggest problem is chords, and i just have a hard time playing them. I was wondering if there were any exercises that some other people had that helped them learn how to play chords.
#3
I started out simple by switching from Em to A2. Give that a shot, then move on to something more difficult like C to Em.
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#4
Can you expand a little, do you mean difficulty in changing from chord to chord or the fingering of chords.
#5
Just take it slowly,pick one chord, make sure your fingers are in the right position, then try a different chord & when your comfortable with the fingering try slowly changing between them. Don't worry if it seems difficult at first, just keep practicing & you'll get it eventually.
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#6
What I did was pick 2 or 3 chords. I then practiced them until I got a decent and clean sound. Once the sound was accomplished I began slowly transitting between the 3 chords. If you pick 3 chords you may want to transit between 2 chords and add the 3rd afterwards. That was my method, worked for me.
#7
That green day boulevard of broken dreams progression i think it was:*
Eminor,G,D,A i think :P
And the hey joe chord progression, its pretty sweet
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#8
Is it necessary to learn the major chords? What am i going to use it for?
#9
i was the same at first, but idk it really is fun to just jam out on chords and sing a random tune like "smokes cause impotence" etc, shit like that
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#10
Start off playing the easier of all the chords. And make it into an exercise so for example :

E minor - E7 - E Major - A Major - A minor - A7 - D7 - D minor - D Major.

And develop for the harder barre chords later. So instead of trying to barre all 6 strings, practise it with 3 strings and then 4 and progress to 6 where they all ring correctly.
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