The Light Finger
You Must Discover This At The Start - If You Didn't, Don't Waste Any Time!
Now it is time to really get to work and train the fretting hand, the hand that plays on the neck. This will be the left hand for right-handed players, and the right hand for left-handed players.
Getting The "Light Finger"
For most guitar students, the first time a finger touched a string, that fingers was tight and tense. And, the arm and shoulder it was connected to was tight and tense as well. Practicing like this will either end or cripple your guitar playing career.
Here is the salvation for all aspiring guitar players. I am talking about learning to have the necessary Finger Lightness. You are going to learn a simple exercise for developing the proper relaxation in the arm and fingers that you must have before actually pressing on the strings to make notes.
Watch the video to begin training your left hand for easy operation on the guitar. This means learning how to touch the strings with the Light Finger.
This video is taken from "The Principles of Correct Practice For Guitar" Foundation Training Course.......
I practiced diligently when I first bought my guitar. Having started as I had in my early forties, it felt like paralysis. My brain and fingers took a while to connect. But it was rewarding because you could See The Progress...
Then the progress stopped happening. Such a long path to have trodden, with no fruition to look forward to at the end? Four years on and off with the guitar, and I had NO IDEA why I‘d hit this plateau. Why so many of us hit this plateau.
Jamie knows why. And she tells you precisely how to fix your troubles. Being in her class and watching folks improve is really a special thing to see. Guitar is meaningful again.