Play The Piano With Both Hands (A Beginner’s Guide)

One of the BIGGEST struggles with playing the piano is to get your hands to listen to each other and your brain.

It’s like they have a mind of their own. Check out some of these comments from our Hand Independence lesson (

“My problem is my left-hand thinks he’s the right hand.” – budzie budzie
“Who else’s brain malfunctions every time you try using both hands?” – Sebas 18

Sound like you? Well, you’re NOT alone! This is tough stuff, especially for adult learners, because we THINK we should be able to do it easily.

So I’m going to start from the beginning and show you some tips that are really simple, so you can start playing with both hands and feel good about it.

Here they are:

– Five-tone scale – 0:40
– The full scale – 2:03
– Triads and inversions – 3:37

If you don’t quite “get” inversions right now, watch this lesson:

And if you want to use chords to start playing songs, sign up for Chord Hacks (It’s FREE!):

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