How To Play D Minor Chord On Guitar | Easy And Fast

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Chord Formula Of Dm Chord On Guitar

Of course, first is the Dm chord formula on the guitar. Here is the simplest chord chart for beginners.

How To Play D Minor On Guitar
How To Play D Minor On Guitar

How To Play D Minor Chord Step By Step

As promised, I will guide you step by step as follows:

  • Step 1: Put your number 1 finger on 1st strings in the 1st compartment.


  • Step 2: Put your 2nd finger on the 3rd string in 2nd compartment, knuckles should be perpendicular to each other and perpendicular to the neck surface.


  • Step 3: Put your 3rd finger on the 2nd string in 3rd compartment, don’t forget that the knuckles are also perpendicular to each other.


  • Step 4: Use your right hand to hit 6 strings from top to bottom in turn to check if the sound is distorted and compare with the standard sound below. If you still get it wrong, please refer to the note below.


Standard Sound When Hitting

This is the standard sound I played after tuning the strings correctly, you can compare the sound you hit with your sound.

How To Play D Minor On Guitar

Note To Practice How To Play D Minor Chord On Guitar Correctly

An important thing to practice how to play D minor chord, you must follow the following principles:

  • Any finger that presses a string can only touch that string, not letting that finger touch another string, that will cause the sound to be cracked and unclear.
  • The force of the hand is strong enough for the strings to sound standard, if the hand force is not enough, the sound will be timid.
  • Knuckles must be perpendicular to the chord and perpendicular to the face of the neck.


The Fastest Way To Practice

So you already know how to play D minor chord in the steps above. So how long and how to practice to master Dm chord on guitar as quickly as possible? The most basic rule is to persevere in the following steps:

  • Put your hands according to the formula of the chord, then hit the strings from the top down when the sound of the 6 strings is right with your sample sound.
  • Then release all the fingers and repeat the chord again. Try playing chords without looking at the neck.
  • You should repeat 150 times in a day, 50 times in the morning, 50 times in the afternoon and 50 times in the evening.
  • If you follow the above steps correctly and persistently, I guarantee you will be able play D minor chord fluently and it will become your habit.

You can refer to the video below to support this chord set

How To Play D Minor On Guitar

Hand Pain When You First Practice How To Play D Minor Chord For Beginners

If you are a beginner, you will have a problem with hand pain when practice how to play D minor chord. I advise you to persevere one day at a time, it hurts so much you can take 15 seconds or 30 seconds to rest and continue practicing. I would like to emphasize that if you are persistent you will do it.

Theory Of The D Minor Chord

The D minor chord is one of the basic chords in the guitar. It is composed of notes D, F, and A, which means that the frets on the neck when you click on them are all named D, F, and A.

You can rest assured, if you are an accompanist to sing for fun, you don’t need to go too deeply into the theory. All my articles will be as simple as possible so that you can practice how to play D minor chord easily.

Can people whose hands are too big or too small to play chords?
You can rest assured that guitar manufacturers have designed the gap between the guitars to be wide enough to fit your hand size. So whether your fingers are too small or too big, you can practice.

So I have shared with you all how to play D minor chord on the guitar, I wish you all to practice how to play Dm chord as soon as possible, the key to success is perseverance. Please visit my Youtube channel to watch more guitar tutorial videos.

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