E Flat Minor Chord For Beginners

E Flat Minor Chord | Easy Version 3

This is one of the EASIEST ways to play an E flat minor chord, here’s why:

  • It only uses 3 fingers.
  • Learning this chord will help your string skipping technique.
  • This chord is fantastic for boosting your chord technique.

Ebm Chord

If you want to learn how to play guitar, you must learn how to read guitar chords. Learn how to here: How To Read Guitar Chords: An Essential Guide

  • Find the 6th fret on the G string. (3rd string.) Fret this note with your 3rd finger.
  • Find the 5th fret on the B string. (2nd string.) Fret this note with your 2nd finger.
  • Find the 4th fret on the high E string. (1st string.) Fret this note with your 1st finger.
  • Play the G (3rd string), B (2nd string) and E strings (1st string) simultaneously.

E Flat Minor Chord | Easy Version 4

This E flat minor chord sits between open chords and barre chords in terms of difficulty.

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  • Find the 6th fret on the D string. (4th string.) Fret this note with your 3rd finger.
  • Find the 6th fret on the G string. (3rd string.) Fret this note with your 2nd finger.
  • Find the 5th fret on the B string. (2nd string.) Fret this note with your 2nd finger.
  • Find the 4th fret on the high E string. (1st string.) Fret this note with your 1st finger.
  • Strum from the D string. (4th string.)

I don’t want to learn easy chords, give me the hard chords!

The fastest way to develop your technique is to learn easy chords first.

Don’t try to run before you can walk when learning how to play guitar.

The best way to boost your guitar progress is to start with easy chords. Once you’ve mastered easy chords, then you can move on to the harder stuff.

Starting with hard chords is the worst thing you can do as a beginner guitarist.

Learn how to play easy chords here: 

3 Essential Chord Tips

Beginners often find guitar chords difficult, however fear not! We’ve come up with 3 essential tips which will help you master guitar chords.

Tip #1 Move your thumb and wrist!

Don’t keep your thumb stuck in one place. Let it move freely around the neck.

Here’s an example of what your thumb should like:

E Flat Minor Chord

Your thumb and wrist should move seamlessly around the neck.

Tip #2 Use Your Finger Tips

The best way to play guitar chords is with your finger tips. Don’t use the fleshy part of your fingers.

Try and fret chords as close to your finger nail as possible. (Make sure that it doesn’t hurt!)

Tip #3 Keep Your Fingers Straight

To guarantee that your chords ring out clearly, make sure that your fingers are as straight as possible.

Your first knuckle should be bent, however your the rest of your finger should be straight.

Here’s what your fingers should look like:

E Flat Minor Chord

To learn how to fret chords correctly, go here: How To Play Guitar Chords: A Beginner’s Guide

 

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E Flat Minor Chord For Beginners

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