Improve your fretboard knowledge with this rut-breaking ladder exercise from my upcoming book on learning the fretboard. This exercise can be applied to any sequence of notes, such as a scale, mode, or arpeggio.
These guitar exercises will help you improve your guitar skills. The best guitarists practice daily. If you practice these exercises regularly, you will notice an improvement in your speed, accuracy, and muscle memory.
Practice your hammer-ons and pull-offs mixed with some finger tapping with this exercise by Milan Trickovic. The true purpose of this exercise is to work on tapping technique and speed building by mixing it with […]
Learn to sweep pick a Gmaj6 chord cleanly with this exercise, which was written and recorded by Theo Kosmidis.
Learn to play fast and smooth with this fun legato exercise by Dave Dohearty.
This is the third of eight sets of chromatic exercises. It is a continuation of Ex-009 Fretting Combinations Chromatic Exercise Set 2. It continues to work your fretting hand, but with new combinations. This exercise […]
Use these exercises to build speed and to avoid sounding like you’re playing scales.
Practice switching strings while alternate picking with this exercise. When practicing alternate picking, most people can quickly learn the basic motions (down, up, down, etc). The hard part comes when you switch strings and skip strings. This exercise […]
This is the second of eight sets of chromatic exercises. It is a continuation of Ex-007 Fretting Hand Exercise Set. It continues to work your fretting hand, but with new combinations. This exercise set […]
This is a simple and effective exercise for developing right hand speed.
This exercise expands on the Fretting Combinations exercise. This exercise will train both your fretting hand and your picking hand by playing all the fretting combinations and all the picking combinations. The picking combinations are […]
The goal of this exercise is to improve the speed and accuracy of your alternate picking. Go slow enough to play it perfectly before increasing the speed. The following picking combination should be used: d, […]