Thumb Position
Ikaros
Jan 11 2007, 11:04 PM
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My biggest problem with barr chords and power chords is my left thumb. I never thought about it before because I can barr fine (so I thought) but recently noticed that my thumb sticks out to the side parallel to the middle of the neck neck instead of in line with my first or middle finger like you are supposed to. It points toward the headstock if you see what I mean. I'm working on correcting that but its throwing my fretting fingering positions off a little as I retrain my thumb to lose the bad habit! When I do open chords and solo lines it is always in the right position.

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Pavel
Jan 11 2007, 11:19 PM
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This is a natural position of thumb - and actually the most comfortable for playing.
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