Ex-020 Combining Alternate and Sweep Picking

November 23, 2016

Improve your technique and speed by combining alternate picking and sweep picking.  In the following exercise, you will combine alternate picking lines with sweep picking lines in both directions (ascending and descending). When ascending, notice […]

Ex-019 Efficient Speed Picking Exercise

October 3, 2016

Practice economy and sweep picking and other concepts in this efficient speed picking exercise. This exercise is efficient because it crams all of the following into one exercise: G major scale with 3 notes per […]

Ex-016 Sweep Picking Gmaj6

July 26, 2016

Learn to sweep pick a Gmaj6 chord cleanly with this exercise, which was written and recorded by Theo Kosmidis.

Ex-013 Sweep Picking ii-V-I

May 9, 2016

Learn to sweep pick a ii-V-I progression in this exercise using the tritone substitution to play faster. This exercise uses three chords based on the A form (rooted on the 5th string).  In the key […]