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> Take 2: Beginner's Corner 25: Alternate Picking, Lesson By Bear Rose
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post Dec 29 2014, 09:47 AM
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Original lesson: Beginner's Corner 25: Alternate Picking by Bear Rose

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post Dec 29 2014, 12:35 PM
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Your pick attack is a bit more confident but it still needs more consistency. I can't see how you're holding the pick but I wondered if you've changed the grip so that it rests on the side of your index finger.

Your left hand movements are a bit hit and miss so don't neglect them. I know it;s a lesson focused on pick work but if you get the small things right now, like hand co-ordination, then it'll be easier later when you start looking at more challenging stuff.

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post Dec 29 2014, 06:34 PM
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Just a type for Your future takes - we need to see Your right hand clearly...as well as Your left hand. In this particular vid we can see what happens with Your left hand but not necesary the right one. I would recommend to record from such and angle that could show us what is happening with Your pick position as well smile.gif

This take is a bit better so the practise is not wasted smile.gif But...You still need some time to get things done. I think I would start from looking at where Your rest Your picking hand. I can't see any particular point (very often it's the back of the bridge and Your soft part of the palm. Your wrist still looks tensed. This might be caused by inproper hand position. Try to watch Your own video and compare to other players. You'll see where to spot the difference smile.gif

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Cosmin Lupu
post Dec 30 2014, 08:46 AM
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Hey again mate smile.gif

I agree with the guys and yes, it's a bit better in comparison to the last one, but still please take into account the observations pointed out by the guys and revise the ones given in your previous take as well. Please watch the way in which the details of the lesson are presented in the main video and in the slowed down ones, as well.

Try to copy Bear's position when it comes down to the right hand and also, make sure your left hand doesn't stray. Practicing slowly and focusing on observing if the left hand is playing all the notes would be a good place to begin the revision.

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