A little help with mechanics


I’m looking for advice on hand, finger and wrist position. I still consider myself a beginner banjo player and need to work on timing (have a metronome) and tone. Thanks.


Hi Randy,

I’m not far along myself, but the three videos on the beginner track on the Banjo Ben web site concerning hand positions might be a good place to start:

Happy pickin’!



Thanks, Mark. I tried to load a video of me playing. Can’t tell if it loaded.


Hey @randyimhoff,

Check out the beginner learning track, then upload a video of your hand to YouTube and post the link here. I’ll help you out!