How To Play F Major Chord On Guitar

 

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Beginners find playing F Chord on guitar difficult and challenging. But in this lesson, learn to play the F Major Chord in the easiest way — without bar.

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How To Play F Chord On Guitar Without Barring | Lesson 10

How To Play F Major Chord — Easy

F Major is a 4 String Chord. To play F Major Chord.

  1. With your Index Finger on First Fret, press down First String and Second String.
  2. Place your Middle Finger on Second Fret, Third String.
  3. Place your Ring Finger on Third Fret, Fourth String.

Fifth and Sixth Strings are not played in F Major Chord

F Major Chord Withour Bar Chord Chart

F Major Chord - F/C - Version 2

This version of the major chord is widely used by guitar players. It adds the C note in the bass.

F Major is a 5 String Chord. To play F Major Chord.

  1. With your Index Finger on First Fret, press down First String and Second String.
  2. Place your Middle Finger on Second Fret, Third String.
  3. Place your Ring Finger on Third Fret, Fifth String.
  4. Place your Pinky Finger on Third Fret, Fourth String.

Sixth String is not played in F Major Chord.

F Major Guitar Chord Diagram

How To Practice F Major Chord On Guitar

To practice F Major Chord, Start at a slow tempo and play downstrokes on the first beat of every bar. Then add another downstroke at the third beat of every bar. Now you play a downstroke on the 1st and 3rd beat of every bar. After this, play a downstroke on all the four beats of a bar. 

Refer to the practice exercise below and I suggest you watch the lesson video to get a better understanding of the F Major chord exercises.

 F Major Chord — Practice Exercise 1

 Hold the F Major chord and play the DUDUDUDU strumming pattern.

 

F Chord Exercise 1 Page 1
F Chord Exercise 1 Page 2
F Chord Exercise 1 Page 3

 

 

 F Major Chord — Practice Exercise 2

Hold the F Major chord version 2 and play the DUDUDUDU strumming pattern.

F Major Chord Practice Exercise 2 Page 1
F Major Chord Practice Exercise 2 Page 2
F Major Chord Practice Exercise 2 Page 3
F Major Chord Practice Exercise 2 Page 4


Easy Beginner Guitar Song Using F Major Chord

Let It Be is a song by The Beatles

The easy guitar version of the song uses the F Major chord. The song also uses A Minor, C Major and D Major.

To understand how to play the song, watch the video lesson.

Strumming Pattern Let It Be — The Beatles

You can play any of these two strumming patterns. Both will serve the song well.

Let it be strumming pattern 1
Let it be strumming pattern 2

Chord Progression — Let It Be — Chorus

Let it be chorus chords Page 1
Let it be chorus chords Page 2
Let it be chorus chords Page 3
Let it be chorus chords Page 4

Chord Progression — Let It Be — Verse

Let it be verse chords Page 1
Let it be verse chords Page 2
Let it be verse chords Page 3
Let it be verse chords Page 4



Now you know how to play the F Major Chord. Practice it, play as many songs. What songs you played using the F Major chord, let me know in the comments sections below.

 

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