This rhythm pattern is something given to guitar students as an introduction to a more challenging rhythm. The basic idea is to keep strumming a 16th note, 8th note, and keep repeating that. This has you constantly changing your down and up strokes - down up ____ up down ____ down up ____ up down
To help make this concept easier to understand, you will be playing a quarter note on beat 4 for every bar. The count for each bar can be viewed in two ways:
Here is the Guitar Pro 6 tab for this lesson:
John Taylor - guitar and bass instructor for Mile High Shred.