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Slow is Smooth, Smooth is Fast

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This time on Ukulele Webcam Sessions, Matt shares one of his favorite sayings for practicing the ukulele: Slow is Smooth, Smooth is Fast. He talks about taking the time to smooth out a movement and incorporating efficiency while practicing slowly. Matt also explains how that investment of time pays off when you begin to speed things up.

If you're a fan of this series, you know that Matt is all about efficiency. You can hear him talk more about efficiently switching chords on Webcam Sessions (Ep.68) – The BEST Way to Hold a Chord. And on Webcam Sessions (Ep.30) – Focused Fretting Fingers, Matt covers efficiently fretting chords.

If you are just getting started with the Ukulele, be sure to check out our Songs Made Easy lessons. As a beginner you already have a lot to think about, so it can be challenging to really breakdown individual chord transitions. In Songs Made Easy Aldrine breaks everything down for you. He shows you how to anchor, slide, or move your fingers for each chord switch.

For more advanced players, our Practice Sessions are the perfect place to try out this "Slow is Smooth, Smooth is Fast" mindset. It's filled with exercises that you can work on slowly before really ramping up the speed.


For more from Matt, check out his Ultimate Ukulele Strumming Course in the Ukulele Underground Marketplace.

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