Using the thumb, index, middle, and ring fingers in the right hand is a fundamental technique when playing fingerstyle ukulele that can be used for playing full chords instead of strumming. In this lesson we will take a look at setting up the right hand for relaxed and efficient use of these fingers and then play some 4 note “block chords” across all 4 strings. Once this is comfortable, you can start to separate various sets of strings. A common pattern is using the thumb to play a bass note then the other fingers to play a chord on higher strings. We use this to play a Brazillian Samba rhythm and some other fun accompaniment patterns. Once the block chord technique is comfortable you can start to explore arpeggios playing individual fingers across the strings.