The strumming pattern that we will be using is short and simple, but it gives this progression a nice feel. The basic strumming pattern is “Down Down Down Down Down-Up”. Practice that a few times and get a feel for it. Play this pattern once for the G, once for the D, once for the A minor 7 and once for the C.
Practice this pattern slowly at first if you need to. Try to make the pattern as smooth as possible. You may have some trouble changing chords and strumming at the same time but if you practice practice practice you will get better in no time. Watch the guitar lesson video for a simple way to keep your strumming in time
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