Added by on 2015-10-31 Learn about some of the most common mistakes beginners make when learning classical guitar.

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While the video goes into much more detail, here are the bullet points:

-Poor alignment: Playing with inefficient or potentially harmful angles in the wrists.
-Bracing: Touching the top of the guitar with the right hand pinky or ring and pinky.
-Splayed fingers: Right hand fingers are widely separated from each other
-Bouncing: Pulling the fingers and hand away from the strings on every note.
-Bicycling: Hooking the strings with the right hand fingers, snagging the strings (extremely common)

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