CAGED system

What is CAGED system?

The major chords C, A, G, E, D and their derivatives can be formed on the first three frets of the guitar (sometimes called first position). Then, by using a barre hold the shapes can be transposed to any point on the fretboard by sliding the shape up and down until the desired root note is found. 

Two exercises to hold a better barre

On the videos below you will find two exercises to help you achieve a better barre hold.

Here is the TAB for the different shapes of the major and minor chords