Watch the Rhythm Workout online guitar lesson by Massimo Varini from Pop Guitar Survival Guide

Until now we've used only muted strings. Now it's time to start playing and strumming some chords, but while still working on the right hand. Please keep in mind - use the same intensity of playing in the downstroke and the upstroke, fluidly, quickly pick through the strings. So now we'll apply all the exercises seen before, but with a simple Em strummed: quarter notes, eighths, triplets, sixteenths, and shuffled sixteenths.