Watch the Strumming online guitar lesson by Jennifer Batten from Rock Sauce for Rhythm Guitar

The most basic guitar chording technique is strumming, which can be anything from a simple 8th note alternating down up strum, to a very intense and precise flamenco pattern, traditional Irish music pattern, or any pattern under the sun limited only by your imagination. Learn to play my simple pop song examples to get you started with a variety of strumming patterns.