Watch more Beginner Guitar Lessons videos: http://www.howcast.com/guides/443-Beginner-Guitar-Lessons Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - http://howc.st/uLaHRS Learn strum #2 in this video from Howcast's How to Play Guitar: Beginners series. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: http://howc.st/ytmainplaylists Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - http://howc.st/HOE3aY Howcast Video Games Channel - http://howc.st/tYKKrk Howcast Tech Channel - http://howc.st/rx9FwR Howcast Food Channel - http://howc.st/umBoJX Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - http://howc.st/vmB86i Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - http://howc.st/vKjUjm Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - http://howc.st/vbbNt3 Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Let's do a second strum, right? This will be a variation on the one we just learned. And the strum sounds like this: I'm going down, down, up, down. Down, down, up, down. So if you notice, that first one is not that important, that first strum. I'm doing just a little bit of the guitar here, I'm just strumming a little bit. So I'm going down, down, up down. Down, down, up down. So how about we use the same chords we've been using here - G major, E minor, C major, and D major. And what if we say ""Okay, let's do the strum twice per chord."" So what does that mean? I'm going G, G, G, G. G, G, G, G. Then I'm going to quickly move to E minor and do the same thing. E, E, E, E. E, E..."" Then to C. And then I'm going to do the same thing to D. So let's try to put it together, all right? So we have G, G...E minor...C...D...let's try that again, All right? So G...E minor...C major, all right, without stopping...D...There you go. That could be your second strum.
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