Strumming / Rhythm Lessons

The Strumming / Rhythm Section contains lessons designed to help students with rhythm and strumming. The lessons focus on methods for keeping time in your strum hand and specific rhythm patterns that serve as exercises to improve rhythm.

Beginner Strumming Pattern #5

Beginner Strumming Pattern #5

This will wrap up our 5 part series on beginner strumming.  In this lesson we will introduce a pattern that incorporates a dotted quarter note length.
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Beginner Strumming Pattern #2

Beginner Strumming Pattern #2

In this lesson we are going to cover another very basic beginner strumming pattern designed to help those struggling with rhythm and strumming.
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Beginner Strumming Pattern #1

Beginner Strumming Pattern #1

In this lesson we are going to cover a very basic beginner strumming pattern designed to help those struggling with rhythm and strumming.
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Beginner Strumming Pattern #4

Beginner Strumming Pattern #4

In this lesson we will learn another beginner strumming pattern designed to help those having issues with rhythm.
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Beginner Strumming Pattern #3

Beginner Strumming Pattern #3

In this lesson we will learn another beginner strumming pattern designed to help those having issues with rhythm.
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Tips for Guitar Strumming Patterns

Tips for Guitar Strumming Patterns

Strumming and rhythm are some of the more difficult concepts to teach and learn. In this lesson we will discuss some tips for improving your rhythm and strumming technique. This technique can be applied to all guitar strumming patterns.
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Classic Country Strumming

Classic Country Strumming

In this lesson we will explore some classic country strumming patterns.
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Folk Style Strumming

Folk Style Strumming

In this lesson we will discuss and demonstrate two specific folk style strumming patterns. The "Folk Strum" and the "Boom Chicka" strumming patterns are two of the most common strumming patterns in folk and other related genres of music.
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Keeping Time and Rhythm

Keeping Time and Rhythm

In this lesson we will discuss keeping time and go over some simple exercises to help improve your rhythm and strumming.
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