Ex-004 Fretting Combinations Exercise 1

Ex-004 Fretting Combinations Exercise Part 1

The goal of this exercise is to improve the speed of your fingers when playing on a single string in a given fretboard position.  The example below shows the 6th string in 1st position.

  1. Place your fingers in first position on the 6th string with your fingers on frets 1- 4.
  2. Play the fingerings below (1=index finger, 2=middle finger, etc.).
  3. Increase the challenge by playing this backwards and playing it on different strings.

Fretting Combinations

1.  1-2-3-4
2.  1-2-4-3
3.  1-3-2-4
4.  1-3-4-2
5.  1-4-2-3
6.  1-4-3-2
7.   2-1-3-4
8.   2-1-4-3
9.   2-3-1-4
10. 2-3-4-1
11. 2-4-1-3
12. 2-4-3-1
13. 3-1-2-4
14. 3-1-4-2
15. 3-2-1-4
16. 3-2-4-1
17. 3-4-1-2
18. 3-4-2-1
19. 4-1-2-3
20. 4-1-3-2
21. 4-2-1-3
22. 4-2-3-1
23. 4-3-1-2
24. 4-3-2-1

Fretting Combinations – First Position, Sixth String

Fretting Combinations - Sixth String, First Position

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