Lesson Series: “0 To 60, An Introduction to Alternate Picking” - Lesson 127

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Todd Simpson
Todd Simpson

LESSON #127 - Symmetrical shapes and patterns and alternate picking

Lesson Series by Todd Simpson


FINGER YOGA!
Let’s do our usual Finger Yoga stretches. Here is a link to the video for references.


PERFECT SYMMETRY

Let's focus on ALTERNATE PICKING and not use any Economic Picking for a change. These workouts are well suited for working on your Alternate Picking while Traversing Strings. This is one of the toughest bits to pick up at first.

Hopefully this pattern is familiar and you can focus on your picking.


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With all of these today let's

  • Move them up the neck.
  • Try them on different strings.


DOUBLED SYMMETRY

Let's take that pattern and DOUBLE PICK IT!


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STRETCHED SYMMETRY

And with a stretch.

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STRETCHED AND DOUBLED

Let's turn up the wick a bit and do a stretch with DOUBLE PICKING!

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CLIMBING IN SYMMETRY

Let's throw in an ascending pattern to mix things up.


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DOUBLE CLIMB

Let's try it doubled!


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BONUS ROUND

Without tablature, see if you can play the previous pattern using our normal STRETCH.