Thread: Picking speed
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Old 07-20-2011, 07:07 PM   #17
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Try changing how you hold your pick. If I'm gonna play fast for long like for instance in 'Bleed', I adjust so that less of the pick is between the string and my thumb, if that makes since. So further down on the pick. Then I also tend to add in my middle finger for additional leverage, which I'm sure is not proper technique, but stuff like Bleed barely fazes me so .... it. Also, just keep practicing. If the metronome gig isn't workin out, try finding songs with specific speeds to learn in order to keep fresh and increasing your speed.
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