Sit straight and forward (or stand).
Right arm cradles the uke against ribs.
Right arm is parallel with the neck.
Left arm comes forward @ 90 degrees.
Left palm faces upward.
Fingers curve as if holding a baseball.
Thumb rests against back of the neck.
Left fingers bend toward the fingerboard.
fingerboard just behind frets:
first finger in the first space,
second finger in the second space,
and third finger in the third space.
Strum downward (to start) with the side
of your thumb or the back (nail) of your
index finger (built-in pick). Strum near
the point where the neck joins the body.