Hit a plateau in your ukulele technique? Why not learn the Best Ukulele Strum in the (New) World? This free video ukulele lesson will get you started. In terms of discrete strokes, the strumming pattern can be described as follows: down, thumb, up down, thumb, up, down and thumb. For more information, and to get started playing the Best Ukulele Strum in the (New) World on your own uke, watch this helpful how-to.