Over and Up

One thing that makes Power Chords so easy is that they never change shape. You can move them up or down the neck, across the sixth and fifth strings and they never seem to change.
Here is what a Power Chord looks like on the fifth string:
Power Chord 5th stg
If we move up so that there are no open strings, they look like this:
Power Chord Movable
Go back to the original power chord. Pretend the nut is just another fret and place the first finger of your left hand behind the nut as if it were a fret.
See the similarities now?
Play in the Key of YOU!

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