I just started learning guitar and I bought this game to help me out. I've really improved in the past few weeks on single note songs, but chord/combo songs are killing me! When I see the chord coming I instantly recognize it and can play it correctly but it takes me 2-3 seconds to get my fingers in the right spots. 2-3 seconds is way too long it seems like I need to do it in under 1 second to play the song properly. How do you guys move your fingers so fast? BTW the song I have been practicing is all the small things by blink-182.
How do you play chords quickly?
Only way to start doing it quickly is repetition. You'll find that with enough practice it takes little effort to shift from chord to chord (unless it's a particularly messed-up shape).
Wow I've been playing the song a lot and I've almost got it mastered. It's like my fingers have a mind of their own and can remember the position and effortlessly go in to the proper position. This game is awesome!
Glad to see you're getting the hang of it. One thing that I found helpful when I was learning is to think about how to minimize moving your fingers. For instance, when you shift from a G to a C, you can finger the chord so that you don't have to change the shape of your fingers on the E and A strings. That way, you can just drag them down to the next lower string and not have to completely reorient your fingers. Little tricks like that can be really helpful.
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