Lesson 6 - 8th Strumming with Down and Ups

Here we cover how to play 8th strumming with a down and up strumming motion, which needs to be done in a particular way.

Pattern 3 8ths D U

Recap - Why ‘all downs’ or ‘downs and ups'?

  • 8ths 'all down' strumming is appropriate for slower songs (60 to 100 bpm)

  • 8ths 'down & up' strumming is appropriate for faster tempo songs (100 to 150bpm +)

Next Up: Lesson 7 – The Off Beat & Reggae Style Strumming

Well done! Let's jump into the next lesson of the course.

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