Ukulele Video Lessons - Ska Strumming

By the time you finish with this fun ukulele video lessons for ska strumming, you will have a fun new and interesting technique to add to your repertoire. You will find that there are quite a few similarities between this type of strumming and reggae strumming, which makes quite a bit of sense, given that reggae takes quite a few influences from ska. The major difference between these two types of strumming though is that with the reggae strumming, you have an up and down pattern. Here, you will keep an up stroke going the entire time. It’s a versatile type of strumming, which you can use with any type of chord.


Watch This Ukulele Video Lesson On Ska Strumming


Quite a few people really enjoy this type of strumming simply because it’s simple and it’s great for beginners. Of course, it also sounds quite nice. In this lesson, you will learn how to master this strumming technique. It’s not overly difficult, so it should not take very long to learn, as long as you are willing to put in the time and the practice needed. Before long, you will be able to play the way you see in this lesson.

One of the best ways to learn this type of strumming is to practice without using chords at first. By simplifying it down to the most basic component – the simple upwards strumming motion – without adding any complexity of the chords, you can get the gist of the technique needed. Then, after you have the strumming technique down, you can start adding different chords. Only add them after you are comfortable with the motion.

If you’ve already been doing other types of strumming, you might find that getting used to just the up motion will take some time to get used to. Give it some more practice though, and it will soon become second nature. Have fun with this lesson and start playing with a new style today.

Ska music is tons of fun, and it is older than many people might think. You can trace it all the way back to the late 1950s and the early 60s on the island of Jamaica. It’s a fun style of music that combines jazz, blues, and music from the Caribbean, such as reggae.

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