right so my rythm sucks.... like really bad

ive been taking guitar lessons since march and whatever rhythm i have to do it takes me ages and i can do really simple exercises.

so if anyone has any rhythm improvment exercises/suggestions please post

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go back to do the stupid easy stuff

1) get a metronome, if nothing else metronomeonline.com

2) set it to something reasonably slow, like 80 or 90 bpm
just say out the beats to the clicks, 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 etc...

3) go onto 8th notes, 1 and 2 and 3 and 4 and 1 and 2 etc....

4) now pick up your guitar, pick a chord, a nice simple open chord like E or G or whatever, and just strum that, first quarter notes, then 8th notes. Only downstrokes, only up strokes and alternating up-down-up-down

5) then move onto doing that on a single string, not a chord

then doing scales, songs, etc....
get a metronome like said, what seljer said is good

another exercise my teacher had me do when first working with more rhythms, was taking 4 8th notes and tapping them out, with all combinations of them, as in, all 4 notes, then 3 notes with the spaces in all 4 different spots in different rhythms, then 2 beats, then 1, etc
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