exercises

Whether you need to warm up for a gig, work on your speed and accuracy, or just want to work on your flexibility, the exercises below can help you reach your goals.

Part 5 - Right Hand Picking Rotations

77 Picking Exercises for Modern guitar, Part 5 - Right Hand Picking Rotations

Follow along with Exercises 7c-7h to complete the ecomony picking set.

Part 4 - Left Hand Picking Rotations

77 Picking Exercises for Modern guitar, Part 4 - Left Hand Picking

Rotations It is a difficult thing to explain in words, but the form of your picking hand is crucial. Follow along to learn proper form.

Part 3 - Economy Picking

77 Picking Exercises for Modern guitar, Part 3 - Economy Picking

The exercises in this section are some of the most useful ideas I've ever seen, and many of the ideas in the following chapters are derived from this useful, efficient system.

Part 2 - 4th Finger Strength

77 Picking Exercises for Modern guitar, Part 2 - 4th Finger Strength

The following idea was given to me as a warm up exercise when I was about 13 years old. I’ve never been one to cling to old material, but this workout for your 3rd and 4th finger is golden. Whenever I have taken a break from guitar for a while, this is one of the first exercises I come back to.

Part 1 - Picking and Finger Independence

77 Picking Exercises for Modern guitar, Part 1 - Picking and Finger Independence.

Exercises designed to target the weaknesses between any possible finger combinations on the fretboard, with the aim of building strength and control.

77 Picking Exercises for Modern Guitar - Introduction

welcome to '77 Picking Exercises for Modern Guitar' - 

These exercises really work, employing melodic fragments that are immediately useful. We focus on coordination between the picking hand and the fret hand and give you the skills you need to express yourself fully.

If you like what you see here, be sure to try the full series here

Finger Picking Patterns 4

Fingerstyle guitar is a technique where the strings are plucked using fingers, fingernails, or finger picks. Many different styles of music make use of fingerstyle including: classical, flamenco, and bossa nova.

Finger Picking Patterns 3

Fingerstyle guitar is a technique where the strings are plucked using fingers, fingernails, or finger picks. Many different styles of music make use of fingerstyle including: classical, flamenco, and bossa nova.

Finger Picking Patterns 2

Fingerstyle guitar is a technique where the strings are plucked using fingers, fingernails, or finger picks. Many different styles of music make use of fingerstyle including: classical, flamenco, and bossa nova.

Finger Picking Patterns 1

Fingerstyle guitar is a technique where the strings are plucked using fingers, fingernails, or finger picks. Many different styles of music make use of fingerstyle including: classical, flamenco, and bossa nova.