Guitar Lessons





Speedpicking Lessons

Synchronizing your two hands to 110% in order to develop a strong picking technique is not an easy task - but oh so rewarding. In this section you will not only learn the thought process necessary to build a strong picking foundation - but you will also get musical shred examples to inspire your practicing.


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  • String Crossing Picking Exercise

    by Kristofer Dahl

    This exercise has it all: String crossing in several directions, three note per string picking, melodic movement.

    Tags: alternate picking, AP, 3 nps, three notes per string, string crossing, speed picking, A minor
    Difficulty6
  • Randomizing Picking Patterns

    by Dallton Santos

    Develop unique and unpredictable picking combinations through the process of randomization.

    Tags: alternate picking, guitar speed, picking accuracy, guitar practice, randomization, random, right hand training, picking technique, crossing strings, kiko loureiro, building speed, fast playing, John Petrucci, Eric Johnson, Michael Angelo, Zakk Wylde, C lydian, E mino, string skipping, arpeggios
    Difficulty5
  • Speed Runs For Intermediates

    by Darius Wave

    Collection of speed licks.

    Tags: A minor, speed, technique, workout, intermediate, beginner, speed runs, fast lines, sequences, fast patterns, tapping, sweep picking, legato, speed exercise, speed training, chop builder, arpeggios, hand mechanics
    Difficulty4
  • 20 Building Blocks of Shred

    by Ben Higgins

    Takes you through all the essential elements of shred guitar playing.

    Tags: eddie van halen, jake e lee, zakk wylde, janick gers, dave mustaine, yngwie malmsteen, joe satriani, steve vai, michael angelo batio, jason becker, frank gambale, randy rhoads, al di meola, paul gilbert, michael romeo, E minor, Natural harmonics, Pick slide, hand slide, picked descending slide, palm muted dead notes, open string riffs, pull off harmonics slide, pull off triads, tremolo picking, legato and picking, palm muted alternate picking, neck pick up picking, legato, 3 notes per string, pick tapping, two handed tapping, sweep picking, slides
    Difficulty3
  • Di Meola 4: Advanced Picking

    by Ben Higgins

    An advanced lesson focusing on the alternate picking traits of AL Di Meola

    Tags: alternate picking, elegant gypsy, paco de lucia, john mclaughlin, hand coordination, palm muting, E minor, muted picking, inside picking, outside picking, yngwie malmsteen, stamina, dexterity
    Difficulty8
  • Di Meola 3: Intermediate Picking

    by Ben Higgins

    A lesson focusing on the picking technique of Al Di Meola, featuring muted picking and sextuplets using inside and outside picking.

    Tags: alternate picking, elegant gypsy, paco de lucia, john mclaughlin, hand coordination, palm muting, E minor, speed burst, stamina, muted picking, fusion, latin, outside picking, inside picking
    Difficulty5
  • Di Meola 2: Sixes

    by Ben Higgins

    A lesson focusing on alternate picked sextuplets, working both inside and outside picking motions.

    Tags: alternate picking, elegant gypsy, paco de lucia, john mclaughlin, hand coordination, palm muting, E minor, inside picking, outside picking, latin fusion, triplets
    Difficulty3
  • Di Meola 1: Muted Picking

    by Ben Higgins

    A lesson focusing on using palm muting during three note per string picking shapes.

    Tags: alternate picking, elegant gypsy, paco de lucia, john mclaughlin, hand coordination, palm muting, E minor, muted, Yngwie Malmsteen, E harmonic minor, neoclassical metal, triplets, 3 notes per string
    Difficulty3
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