CAGED chord’s connect a single chord all over the neck. Utilizing and getting familiar with these shapes help us know the fretboard… not memorize it! These are also the basis for scales, arpeggio’s and etc all over the neck!

To connect the shapes:

Cm Shape’s 4th finger is A Shape’s 1st finger

Am Shape’s 3rd and 4th finger is Gm Shape’s 1st finger barred

Gm Shape’s 4th finger is Em Shape’s 1st finger

Em Shape’s 4th finger is Dm Shape’s 1st finger

Dm Shape’s 3rd and 4th finger is Cm Shape’s 1st and 2nd fingers

-Related Lessons-

0:07 – Major CAGED Chord Shapes | CO 1/10
0:50 – 5th String Barre Chords | BO 10/10
1:14 – 6th String Barre Chords | BO 9/10
2:41 – Major CAGED Arpeggio Shapes | CO 3/10


 CAGED Chord Shapes

Play Along – Chords