How to Use Easy Triads on Guitar

I was surprised how difficult this was at first also. Changing my thumb position and rolling my index finger to use the edge more than the flat part helped me.

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Came here from Justin’s triad lesson in his theory course (which is worth the $ IMHO). In it he also talks about the shapes for strings 2 and 3 (and 4, 5, 6, but those are a no-no until you’ve mastered 1, 2, and 3). Playing those 3 shapes on the first 3 strings is a real game-changer for jamming with someone else. I’ve found they sound really good not only with some delay, but also with some distortion. What he didn’t cover in that theory lesson is the embellishments, which I’m glad he covers here because they’re awesome!

If you keep muting the second string, it means your fingers are at the wrong angle. I suggest doing more “spider” exercises, or hammer ons.