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Old 01-13-2022, 09:46 AM
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More great advice here:

For scale, riff and melody playing: https://youtu.be/GaQSLpBnRCs?t=38
Thumb position: https://youtu.be/GaQSLpBnRCs?t=98
Generally an excellent, detailed explanation of the ideal finger placements.

Here's the classical perspective:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2TyXvcc-UQc (again, scale-playing position, thumb position, with some basic exercises.)

For barre chords, here's some advice and pics:
https://andylemaire.com/bar-chord-hand-positions/
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I play seated, with a strap. I have the guitar central to my body and I have the head stock raised to facilitate easy access to the first frets. If I need more leverage for barres I can adjust the head stock up as needed prior to playing the tune.
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I highly suggest a neck up type of strap or a support. You will surely find a position that works for you.
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