Here are some tips for learning to play the ukulele:

  • Don't press and dampen the ukulele against your arms and chest.
  • Hold the back of the ukulele slightly away from your body.
  • Only allow the back edges of the ukulele to make contact with your body.
  • Leave the open back of the ukulele free to resonate.
  • Never lay your arm across the front of the soundboard.
  • Practice regularly.
  • Source: http://www.easyukulele.com/

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