This location is known as the sweet spot.
So every so often, consciously relax your arms and shoulders before you get back to playing. That's why I stopped using it. All rights reserved. The more you practice, the better you will be at tuning your ukulele.
Not quite sure which technique to use? That being said, it may limit you on some strum patterns if you cant get a smooth up-strum. Got a Ukulele - Great site about all things ukulele, run by one of our regulars.
I know it's not the proper way but I'm self-taught and it was just the way I did it. Is it worth the trouble to retrain myself?
I would say it's a good idea to try out other things once in a while. That's one thing i cannot pull off. Strum a Ukulele the Right Way. Sometimes, it can take a while to fine-tune your ukulele, but keep at it. If it works, it's not wrong.
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When you strum up, the pad of your finger hits the string first. Whether it's "right" or not, it feels way more natural to me than just using my index finger. Want to add to the discussion? The fretting hand may get all the glory and do all the fancy work, but the strumming hand is most important: