Does The Size Of Your Hands Really Matter When Playing Guitar?

Author: Tommaso Zillio

Author: Tommaso Zillio

Has the thought "My hands are too small to play guitar" ever crossed your mind? Do you ever feel like some chords are just impossible? Is there anything that can actually be done about this?

If you are someone struggling with small hands, don’t feel hopeless. I actually have smaller hands as well. I find that most of my female students tend to actually have larger hands than me! I can relate to the frustration of watching other players who seem to reach for notes effortlessly.

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This is the part where I want to tell you about some new innovative way that you can lengthen your hands. Unfortunately, that is simply not a thing.

I can tell you, however, that even with small fingers, there are certain techniques that can be used to expand your reach on the fretboard. This means that even you can reach the same chords that everyone else is playing. Here is how:

With just a small adjustment in your hand positioning, you can reach all those chords that you never once thought you could!

About the Author

Tommaso Zillio is a professional guitarist and guitar teacher. Visit Tommaso’s site to know more about music theory for guitar and visit his YouTube channel for more videos

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