In our previous tutorial, Understanding Triplets Part 1, we looked at the basics of how to count triplets.
In this tutorial, we turn our attention to playing triplets on the guitar.
Specifically, we will look at how to perform triplet strumming patterns.
How to Strum Eighth Note Patterns
For whole notes, half notes and quarter notes, the down-stroke is usually used.
To play eighth notes, we will use a combination of down-strokes and up-strokes.
Now that we’ve covered the basics of whole notes, half notes and how to use a metronome, it’s time to grab your guitar, so you can start strumming some rhythm patterns.