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post Dec 20 2007, 07:45 PM
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Hi there

Maybe it has been said before and maybe the most of you already know, but however I want to say what I found out.
Well we all have been practising a lot of licks and solo-stuff and I get really insane when I practise a lick for the 100time and I still hit a wrong note when I speed up.

As I was sitting around at school I started to play some licks with my left hand. Not on a guitar but just in the air. (I already did this long time ago)
So I noticed that playing a lick is actually not something your fingers have to learn, it's something you have to get in mind. As soon as your mind is ready to play it your fingers will be almost ready, too.

So instead of playing the lick 3 hours on real guitar I take those really difficult licks and play them first in the air when I got nothing to do.
As soon as you play that lick on your real guitar it will be much easier because you know how to move your fingers.

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FretDancer69
post Dec 20 2007, 08:19 PM
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yeah, i think the research that fkalich found has to do alot with this, i always "practice" when i dont have a guitar at hand biggrin.gif tongue.gif


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post Dec 20 2007, 09:08 PM
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Me too, if I'm at school or something, I'm playing so much air guitar that it looks like I've got ADD.


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post Dec 20 2007, 09:13 PM
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LOL! Yeah the research topic discusses this.
My job involves me driving to several locations each day. I find myself playing guitar with the steering wheel during the drives between locations smile.gif
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post Dec 20 2007, 09:14 PM
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Nice dude, that seems interesting, thanks for the tip! biggrin.gif


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post Dec 20 2007, 09:21 PM
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QUOTE (JCJXXL @ Dec 20 2007, 09:13 PM) *
Yeah the research topic discusses this.

Well sorry but at least I called attention to it again smile.gif

I knew some people do this for fun but I use it for practising and I want everbody to try it wink.gif


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post Dec 20 2007, 10:41 PM
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That's correct man, we are practicing our muscle memory most of the time.


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post Dec 21 2007, 07:00 PM
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I agree, once I got the lick in my head, playing comes easier,


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post Dec 22 2007, 06:44 PM
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Agree. At the end of the day your brain is going to tell your fingers when and how to move.


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post Dec 22 2007, 09:19 PM
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Thanks for shareing the tip !! i agree with you 100%, visualisation helps alot ! smile.gif


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