Challenge Exercise 1

Being able to play all 8 examples consecutively may not be as easy as it looks. What can make it tricky is that you have to have a great sense of where you are in the measure at all times.

This is a key skill of playing natural sounding and intuitive acoustic rhythm guitar. It's so important to build this skill because it puts you in control of your playing. You can simplify or add more intricate patterns at will depending on what the music needs.


How did this go? Easy, difficult? What came naturally? What took some extra effort/practice? Bonus points – upload a video of yourself to youtube playing the exercise and post a link!