More progress with my Power Chords

So – you guys. Is there a way to play power chords without getting cramps in my thumb from all the (probably unnecessary) pressure I am putting onto the back of the fretboard?

Unexpectedly, playing power chords is actually a lot of fun, but as it is I can’t play a whole song (“Highway to Helsinki”, “Have You Seen This Boy?”, “Armed with Guitars” & “When Johnny Comes Marching Home”) without getting cramps.

Practice, I guess.

Same as with actually remembering those chords. Will have to do some work on that outside of Yousician, I think.

Play Strings (12/12) | Play Frets (24/24)Level 1 for all paths

LEAD | Start The Lead Guitar Path (51/51) | Fret Master (45/45) > Level 2 > Fretting Positions (39/39) | Fretboard Workout (39/39) > Level 3 > Four Fingers (42/42) > Pinky Challenge (57/57) > Level 4 > Picking Down & Up (51/51) > Picking Control (45/48) > Level 5 > Hammer & Pull (in progress)

KNOWLEDGE | Start The Knowledge Path (24/24) | Ear Puzzles: Up & Down > Level 2 > The Musical Alphabet (30/30) > Ear Puzzles: Smaller Steps > Level 3 > Sharps & Flats (27/27) > Ear Puzzles: Melodies > Level 4 > Know Your Fretboard (in progress)

RHYTHM | Start The Rhythm Guitar Path (48/48) | Cowboy Chords 1: E, Em, Am (30/30) > Level 2 > Cowboy Chords 2: C (51/51) | Cowboy Chords 3: G (36/36) > Level 3 > Power Chords (57/57) > Cowboy Chords 4: D & A (117/117) > Level 4 > Moveable Power Chords (67/69) | Cowboy Chords: F & Dm (in progress)


2 thoughts on “More progress with my Power Chords

  1. CarolineNH says:

    I got through Moveable Power Chords, but still working to go back and get all the gold stars. Some songs are even missing a few silver stars. As I was told in the Yousician Friends FB group, you can “pass” a song with one silver star in each section. You can also work on gold-starring one section at a time (or go back to complete just a section you need to finish instead of the whole song).


    • Yeah, I got through the mission as well, but I am missing some silver stars – just like you. And I really want to gold star everything, so I will go back and practice more until I get it. It’s fun and also really rewarding when you finally do get it right. 🙂

      I do work on individual sections at a time… it’s way easier and not so frustrating.


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