5-7 The F Chord – Step-By-Step
Beginning guitarists tend to have a fear of this chord. I’ll admit, it’s challenging at first. You have to build strength in your hand in ways that are new.
I like the idea of building up to the full bar chord. If you dive right into it, you’re more likely to get frustrated and discouraged. By learning the partial chord first, you’ll have more success quicker.
If you want to get to the full bar chord quicker, here is a mini-series full of exercises to prepare and strengthen your fretting hand.