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post Aug 1 2016, 06:25 PM
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I wanted to follow up to see how the double picking was going? I know it can be a big hurdle. Let me know if I can help smile.gif

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post Sep 29 2016, 05:05 PM
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Here we go. I had trouble getting the right time signature for the 2nd exercise double picked so it does sound a little weird to my ears.

Lesson 6 double picked at 140 bpm





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post Sep 30 2016, 10:11 AM
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ONGRATS SOLDIER!!!! Your hard work is continuing to pay off!!!!!


MEDALS OF HONOR

1.)Tight hand synch (This Mission requires serious hand synch)
2.)Smooth looping (Timing is spot on especially in the first vid
3.)Precise pick control (No way around it, pick control is required to play this and you got it!)

Now this is what I'm talking about!! You nailed the mission and then nailed it on DOUBLE PICKING!! Well played and well fought soldier!!! You are ready for MISSION 7!!!!

Congrats Soldier, you just ...

LEVELED UP!!

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Here we go. I had trouble getting the right time signature for the 2nd exercise double picked so it does sound a little weird to my ears.

Lesson 6 double picked at 140 bpm





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post Oct 5 2016, 10:14 AM
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On lesson 7 do you add another note to the pattern at the end (B string 14 fret) to make it feel more completed and give 18 notes to the pattern?


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post Oct 7 2016, 04:47 AM
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That would certainly work and make it more symmetrical smile.gif Good call!!

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On lesson 7 do you add another note to the pattern at the end (B string 14 fret) to make it feel more completed and give 18 notes to the pattern?



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post Nov 10 2017, 09:26 AM
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Yet again I'm back after over a year of being AWOL.

This is where I am with lesson 7 @ 100bpm my fingers seem to be fatiguing quite quickly at this speed


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post Nov 10 2017, 07:45 PM
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Dear God, look at that pinky flapping about like it thinks it's a flag!


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post Nov 11 2017, 02:54 AM
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NICE IBBY!!!! smile.gif You start out really strong on this!! It gets a pinch wonky after a few bars but I think you've got the lick down!! Don't worry about pushing the speed on this, it's more important to play with precision than play fast. As you work through these, you'll notice that speed just happens almost by itself the further you dig in to the Missions. Also, once you know these licks/drills, you can play them on solos and in warmup so you have as long as you need to get them up to speed. For Bootcamp, I just need to see good form. You have great form on the first part of this and if you would have edited out the rest I'd have never known!! smile.gif But I appreciate the effort and honesty. Back off just a pinch and you'll have this licked.

You've got all the production elements down. Video/Audio/Synch/metronome, it's all there. That's half the battle. Just being able to produce vids with the elements in them. So kudos there!! Keep your rig "hot" and ready if you can so that it's ready for you when you are ready for it. I keep mine in sleep mode so I can just tap space bar and record. smile.gif

You have good form here but I fear you may be tensing a but much in your left arm due to the speed. It's tough to relax at speed, takes a bit of practice. Once way to force your hand to NOT tense is to use the THUMBLESS TECHNIQUE! Just take your left thumb off the neck. It makes you press with just the finger tips and prevents your hand from clamping hard which causes fatigue. Let me know if this helps!

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Yet again I'm back after over a year of being AWOL.

This is where I am with lesson 7 @ 100bpm my fingers seem to be fatiguing quite quickly at this speed



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post Nov 11 2017, 08:24 PM
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I'm going to hold QUICK LICKS #3 for another week to give you a shot at it. It's a great lick and a great pull off drill in one smile.gif here is a link!

https://www.guitarmasterclass.net/guitar_fo...st&p=753628

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