Guitar Lessons to Develop Frightening Technique!

Guitar lessons to develop ludicrously good technique, focusing on alternate picking, scales, arpeggios, tapping, legato, string skipping and more. Also with numerous explanations of music theory. Get started!

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Alternate Picking - Three Notes Across Strings, Pattern 2

In this exercise, we continue having you play yet another three note pattern across 2 strings with alternate picking.

In Guitar Lesson: Alternate Picking - Three Note Patterns Across Strings

Alternate Picking - Getting all the Fingers on the Fretboard!

Now that you have practiced alternate picking various four note patterns, in this exercise you will see how the guitar lesson material can be applied in a musical context.

In Guitar Lesson: Alternate Picking - Four Note Patterns

Alternate Picking - Three Notes Across Strings, Pattern 6

In this alternate picking exercise, we come to the last of three note patterns across 2 strings.

In Guitar Lesson: Alternate Picking - Three Note Patterns Across Strings

Pentatonic String Skipping Across Fretboard

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In this string skipping exercise we are going to shift gears a bit and have you string skipping up the fretboard to reinforce position shifting and string skipping at the same time.

In Guitar Lesson: Introduction to String Skipping

Alternate Picking - Two Note Pattern 3

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This alternate picking guitar exercise continues having you play two note patterns on one string, and also develops your fingers' stretching ability, which is a must for moving on to some of the advanced guitar lessons.

In Guitar Lesson: Alternate Picking - Absolute Basics!

Alternate Picking - Two Note Pattern 4

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This last of the basic alternate picking guitar exercise continues having you play two note patterns on one string, and further develops your fingers' stretching ability, prepping you for serious fretboard feats!

In Guitar Lesson: Alternate Picking - Absolute Basics!

Alternate Picking - 3 Notes Pattern 3

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This alternate picking guitar exercise will go over the last of the most common three note picking patterns.

In Guitar Lesson: Alternate Picking - Three Note Patterns

Alternate Picking - Three Notes Across Strings, Pattern 4

In this exercise, we continue having you play another three note pattern across 2 strings with alternate picking.

In Guitar Lesson: Alternate Picking - Three Note Patterns Across Strings

Alternate Picking - Three Notes Across Strings, Pattern 5

In this alternate picking exercise, we move forward with three note patterns across 2 strings.

In Guitar Lesson: Alternate Picking - Three Note Patterns Across Strings