A video on hints and tips for right hand technique. Mistakes to avoid and advice to follow. Good luck.
Just a video on how to hold the guitar pick properly plus a few ideas on right hand technique, specifically difference in grip, pressure and strength when picking notes and chords.
If you fall in the category of the million of guitarists out there frustrated with their technique, these are 5 quick suggestions to quickly clean up your skills. 1. Use your metronome! As cliche’ as it sounds, your metronome is your best friend. Whatever scale, phrase, exercise you want to improve or speed up, start with a… Continue reading 5 ways to improve your guitar technique
Not too long ago I posted this guitar exercise video: the never-ending chromatic scale. find the original post here: http://www.TrueGuitarist.com/never-ending-chromatic-scale/ Just yesterday I found this video of a clinic by Pat Metheny. Check out the video, what he’s doin at the very beginning is exactly what I am talking about.
I am sure most of you are already using this technique without even knowing it. as I show in the video, the important thing is to keep the the tone and volume of the notes played with legato as close as possible to those picked. Also remember to play with the tip of your finger… Continue reading Legato: Technique and Exercise
This is quite a common exercise, but a really good one, I must say. It starts with playing a C major scale 2nd string, from the top C (13 fret) down to the same note one octave lower (1st fret). Play note the first note and try and replicate that sound by bending up the… Continue reading Bending exercises
The goal here is to be able to accent every possible 16th note in a very simple strum pattern. Of course the accent will happen in places you would not usually put it, so at the beginning, this might feel a bit odd. You will realize right away that this exercise will give you more… Continue reading Right hand strum – different divisions/accents