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post Aug 26 2010, 11:03 PM
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I'm starting to sound like David Lee Roth of Van Halen tongue.gif Theres so many great lessons on here that I want to learn but I can only work on three or four at a time. Right now I'm at the stage where I'm mastering the physical part of playing, i.e. getting my hands to obey my minds command. Is this the biggest hurdle you guys have faced? I would like to get to the point where the hardest part of learning a lesson is just memorizing it. Thoughts anybody?


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post Aug 26 2010, 11:30 PM
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QUOTE (Mudbone @ Aug 27 2010, 12:03 AM) *
Getting my hands to obey my minds command. Is this the biggest hurdle you guys have faced?

By far! wink.gif

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post Aug 26 2010, 11:47 PM
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Yes. Same problem. I know what you mean.

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post Aug 27 2010, 01:13 PM
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Oh yeah, same here...although my hands don't even obey my command at all times, but the memory comes and goes whenever it feels like it... laugh.gif
Seriously, what I do is I play a lesson step by step, memorizing the first part (first video), playing it a couple of times, then I learn and memorize the second part, then I play the first and the second part altogether a few times before continuing with the third part...and so on. Works well for me. Plus you have to play the lessons daily, and in the first few days I still have to looks at the tabs a couple of times untill I finally memorize them.

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post Aug 27 2010, 08:41 PM
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A fun trick is to play a song or riff - someone listening and getting into it - and then completely change it into another without them realising at first!


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post Aug 27 2010, 10:17 PM
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Wow, I only ever do one lesson at a time until I have it completely memorized laugh.gif
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post Aug 29 2010, 10:42 AM
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Well, one by one...
As the months goes by, you will get better and better and thus, will be able to do them much faster...

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