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post Nov 23 2014, 01:41 PM
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Original lesson: Picking Hand Basics by Ben Higgins

Hi guys, thanks for your comments.

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post Nov 23 2014, 06:40 PM
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Hi Petr! Great job with this lesson!

You can make this sound sound good and I can say that it's very close to be a perfect take. It has some VERY little details that you could have in mind to polish even more your alternate picking technique. Here are the things that you should check:

- The notes are sometimes a bit shorter and that makes your playing sound a bit like with staccato. This can be generated by the palm of your right hand or maybe because you quit the finger from the fret too early. Ben's playing sounds smoother in this way.

- Your timing for the 16th notes is not bad but sometimes you tend to go a bit before the beat. Be careful with this also when you play the triplets.

That's all, I think that you are ready for an advanced lesson. Maybe this one?



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post Nov 24 2014, 11:23 AM
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Hey mate!

I am very glad and proud to see your take here smile.gif I know where this has all started at and I think you made a HUGE progress!

We have discussed this one, long and hard in your mentoring program, but as Gabi said, there are those tiny details which you can polish if you want to make this one sound as close to perfection as possible and why not, move on to the one he recommended wink.gif It will challenge you further on!

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post Nov 24 2014, 02:48 PM
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Hi Petr, this is a really good take.

Gab has already outlined the areas of improvement and I agree with them totally.

These things you can improve with time alongside learning new lessons.

Your picking technique is very relaxed and smooth which is a good sign. If you can keep it like that without tensing up too much during any fast moments then it will be better for your technique in the long run. Well done.

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