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> Take 5: Alternate Picking Workout #2, Lesson By Darius Wave
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post Dec 7 2013, 01:06 PM
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Original lesson: Alternate Picking Workout #2 by Darius Wave

i played it slow. did i use the good right hand technique now?

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post Dec 7 2013, 02:25 PM
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This looks better. Try using your thumb a bit less, actually.. I can still see it pulling/pushing slightly. If you've got a good grip on your pick then you can forget about your thumb area.. now try and focus on moving exclusively from the wrist joint.

Don't forget your left hand either. I know that you're using this to gain a batter understanding of picking motion but for the sake of the REC and your own playing, do your best to make your co ordination good and keep playing the correct notes.

We can't actually grade any REC's that are not 100% original lesson speed but we'll comment as normal.

Btw, I hope you don't get frustrated too much with doing the REC again and again.. alternate picking takes a long time to work out for every body smile.gif

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post Dec 7 2013, 03:53 PM
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Hi mate, you are getting closer but there is still room to improve your right hand movement. Let's use a metaphor that I like to explain how the movement must feel. Imagine that you have water in your hand/fingers and you shake it from your wrist to take it off... that's exactly the motion that you should do.

In this video I show you the metaphor in a very exaggerated way to illustrate it. Then, you off course have to make the motion smaller and precise.

I recommend you to check Ben's righ hand movement on this lesson, and maybe to learn the lesson which is easy and will let you concentrate on your right hand.


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post Dec 9 2013, 05:04 PM
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There is a progress visible in Your playing. You're not wasting the time for sure but...we still work with the same issues. There is not much to explain by far. You know what needed correction and You already removed at least 50% of the mentioned problems. Basicly we're talking about muting, picking hand fingers movements and wrong notes at some places. At this speed there is no need of using circle picking for sure smile.gif Try to move whole wrist. Make the movement wider smile.gif

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post Dec 11 2013, 05:42 PM
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