How to Play F Major Chord GuitarToday we are going to show you two different versions of this chord. One would be a simpler version for newbies, and the other one will be a bit more complex.
One thing you should have in mind is that the F major chord and F chord are the same thing.
Now, without any further ado…
Watch this video to learn How to Play F Major Chord Guitar
Easy way of playing the F Major Guitar Chord
For this one, you have to bar (bar = barre) your index finger across the bottom 2 strings on the 1st fret. Add your middle finger to the 2nd fret of the 3rd string. Finally, you should add your ring finger on the 3rd fret of the 4th string.
When playing the F guitar chord, your picking hand should strum across all 6 strings.
Advanced way of playing the F Major Guitar Chord
For this one, barre your index finger across all 6 strings on the 1st fret. Add your ring finger to the 3rd fret of the 5th string. Your pinky should be on the 3rd fret of the 4th string. Finally, add your middle finger to the 2nd fret of the 3rd string.
Strum all 6 strings with your picking hand.
F Major Chord Guitar practice tips:
- When reading the F major chord diagram, you should know that ‘’X’’ signifies a string you do not want to play.
- When playing a full F major bar chord, pick all strings separately to make sure you have pressed them all strong enough.
- When placing your fingers to play this F major chord, make sure that you are behind the fret wire. Also, barre’s aside, make sure that you are pressing the strings with your fingertips.
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