C Major Guitar Chord
One Finger C Chord
Most beginners make the mistake of starting with the three finger C chord when learning the C chord for the first time. When in actual fact we can make it a lot easier to learn by starting with just one finger as pictured below:
Two Finger C Chord
Once you have cracked the one finger C chord shape it is time to bring in another finger to create a two finger C chord as shown below:
Three Finger C Chord
If a string does not sound clear and there is a finger on it make sure you are pushing down with the tip of your finger next to the fret wire, body side of the fret (right side for right handed guitarists).
You will probably have to repeat this process quite a few times before the shape gets locked into your muscle memory, meaning fingers default to the correct shape without need for adjustment but it is well worth the time investment as C is a common chord.
How is C Chord Built?
So there we have it, everything you need to rock a C chord. I hope you have enjoyed this article and let me know in the comments what songs you are playing that use C chord.