Watch the Dirt to Dust: 6 online guitar lesson by Richard Gilewitz from Fingerstyle Narratives

In bars 60-67 these ‘punch’ strums have a reoccurring theme but with the fretting hands in a different position further up the neck. Over time a rhythmic style should develop after many performances of the piece. Don’t expect this rhythm to develop until you’ve allowed for time to takes it’s rhythmic toll. Working with a metronome at different speeds can be a great benefit in the long run.