Preview Lesson #1 - Getting A Grip

Nigel has put together a great introduction to ukulele for you, it takes you from never holding the instrument right through to playing a full piece of music. He gives you tips and tricks that will help you get the best from the instrument. The course fits into 3 sections, the first ‘first look’ is all about the best posture when holding the ukulele and how to strum. It also gives you a little theory and shows you the best way to produce a note. The second section is all about different chords. The last section teaches you to put it all together. The course will give you a well-rounded approach to playing ukulele; We hope you have fun and enjoy the course.

1) First, lets get you using the correct posture!

The video below is a guide to the correct posture and how to get the best from the instrument. In it we look at ways to hold a Ukulele correctly and how be use your left hand posture to get the most from your playing. This lesson outlines and introduces ‘good habits’ that will set you on the right track.

2) Right Then, How About A Challenge?

See if you can strike the open strings in time, this is played through on the the video, you also tab and audio below the video.

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