5 Tips to Change Guitar Chords Quickly & Smoothly

How to Change (transition) Guitar Chords Quickly and Smoothly
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In this lesson you’ll learn how to change guitar chords quickly and smoothly. You’ll learn 5 tips to help you out and keep you from forming bad habits.

Tip #1: Find shared fretted notes between the chords and keep any fingers in place that you can

Tip #2: Use the minimum amount of movement when switching chords

Tip #3: Leave out last up strum if possible to allow for more time to transition between chords

Tip #4: Make chord transitions during last up strum and let open strings ring out (if playing open chords that allow for this)

Tip #5: Keep your strumming hand steady and force the chord changes

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