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Alternate Picking Overview – Lesson 73

In this lesson we discuss alternate picking techniques and its importance to your playing.
Syn’s Tips: Really work on this stuff slowly and on one string at first until you develop some speed and it’s become comfortable. Then apply this to…

Alternate Picking Exercises 2 – Lesson 74

In this lesson we give you exercises to improve your alternate picking and sync your right and left hands.
Syn’s Tips: These are great exercise that can be applied to all of the Modes in all keys. You should do this because it not only develops…

Alternate Picking Exercises 3 – Lesson 75

In this lesson we cover more alternate picking exercises.
Syn’s Tips: So I’m going to be a dear and list them for you, they are as follows-

1234, 1243, 1423, 1432, 1342, 1324,

Alternate Picking Exercises 4 – Lesson 76

In this lesson we cover more alternate picking exercises to improve your right hand technique.
Syn’s Tips: After you get this down, I highly recommend that you work on going up the scale starting on the 10th fret of the 6th string…

Introduction to Economy Picking – Lesson 77

In this lesson we introduce basic economy picking. The secret to shredding!
Syn’s Tips: I love this technique SO much!

The irony of this technique is that even though it is pretty difficult to play, it’s a…

Economy Picking – The 3-1-3 Pattern – Lesson 78

In this lesson we show you the 3-1-3 pattern over a simple Pentatonic scale.
Syn’s Tips: I use the 3-1-3 for pentatonics all of the time! When you really delve into this technique, you will find an entire universe of tricks…

Sweep Picking 1 – Lesson 79

An Introduction to Sweep Picking.  
Syn’s Tips: This is a great exercise and you should apply this to all of your Arpeggios!

Practice this to a metronome slowly at first…

Sweep Picking 2 – Lesson 80

More Sweep Picking exercises.
Syn’s Tips: This should keep you busy for a while ;)

The only thing that I'll add to the exercise is this- After you get…

Sweep Picking 3 – Lesson 81

In this lesson we continue with Sweep Picking exercises over chord changes.
Syn’s Tips: Very cool stuff here Papa Gates!

With this formula, you can sweep ANY chord you can come up with and there are literally…

Sweep Picking 4 – Lesson 82

In this lesson we teach you one of Syn's favorite Sweep licks.
Syn’s Tips: I used this lick for many solos but probably the one that I use it the most on would have to be a song from…
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Alternate Picking Overview – Lesson 73

In this lesson we discuss alternate picking techniques and its importance to your playing.
Syn’s Tips: Really work on this stuff slowly and on one string at first until you develop some speed and it’s become comfortable. Then apply this to…
Advanced

Alternate Picking Exercises 2 – Lesson 74

In this lesson we give you exercises to improve your alternate picking and sync your right and left hands.
Syn’s Tips: These are great exercise that can be applied to all of the Modes in all keys. You should do this because it not only develops…
Advanced

Alternate Picking Exercises 3 – Lesson 75

In this lesson we cover more alternate picking exercises.
Syn’s Tips: So I’m going to be a dear and list them for you, they are as follows-

1234, 1243, 1423, 1432, 1342, 1324,
Advanced

Alternate Picking Exercises 4 – Lesson 76

In this lesson we cover more alternate picking exercises to improve your right hand technique.
Syn’s Tips: After you get this down, I highly recommend that you work on going up the scale starting on the 10th fret of the 6th string…
Advanced

Introduction to Economy Picking – Lesson 77

In this lesson we introduce basic economy picking. The secret to shredding!
Syn’s Tips: I love this technique SO much!

The irony of this technique is that even though it is pretty difficult to play, it’s a…
Advanced

Economy Picking – The 3-1-3 Pattern – Lesson 78

In this lesson we show you the 3-1-3 pattern over a simple Pentatonic scale.
Syn’s Tips: I use the 3-1-3 for pentatonics all of the time! When you really delve into this technique, you will find an entire universe of tricks…
Advanced

Sweep Picking 1 – Lesson 79

An Introduction to Sweep Picking.  
Syn’s Tips: This is a great exercise and you should apply this to all of your Arpeggios!

Practice this to a metronome slowly at first…
Advanced

Sweep Picking 2 – Lesson 80

More Sweep Picking exercises.
Syn’s Tips: This should keep you busy for a while ;)

The only thing that I'll add to the exercise is this- After you get…
Advanced

Sweep Picking 3 – Lesson 81

In this lesson we continue with Sweep Picking exercises over chord changes.
Syn’s Tips: Very cool stuff here Papa Gates!

With this formula, you can sweep ANY chord you can come up with and there are literally…
Advanced

Sweep Picking 4 – Lesson 82

In this lesson we teach you one of Syn's favorite Sweep licks.
Syn’s Tips: I used this lick for many solos but probably the one that I use it the most on would have to be a song from…
In this lesson we discuss alternate picking techniques and its importance to your playing.
Syn’s Tips: Really work on this stuff slowly and on one string at first until you develop some speed and it’s become comfortable. Then apply this to…
In this lesson we give you exercises to improve your alternate picking and sync your right and left hands.
Syn’s Tips: These are great exercise that can be applied to all of the Modes in all keys. You should do this because it not only develops…
In this lesson we cover more alternate picking exercises.
Syn’s Tips: So I’m going to be a dear and list them for you, they are as follows-

1234, 1243, 1423, 1432, 1342, 1324,
In this lesson we cover more alternate picking exercises to improve your right hand technique.
Syn’s Tips: After you get this down, I highly recommend that you work on going up the scale starting on the 10th fret of the 6th string…
In this lesson we introduce basic economy picking. The secret to shredding!
Syn’s Tips: I love this technique SO much!

The irony of this technique is that even though it is pretty difficult to play, it’s a…
In this lesson we show you the 3-1-3 pattern over a simple Pentatonic scale.
Syn’s Tips: I use the 3-1-3 for pentatonics all of the time! When you really delve into this technique, you will find an entire universe of tricks…
An Introduction to Sweep Picking.  
Syn’s Tips: This is a great exercise and you should apply this to all of your Arpeggios!

Practice this to a metronome slowly at first…
More Sweep Picking exercises.
Syn’s Tips: This should keep you busy for a while ;)

The only thing that I'll add to the exercise is this- After you get…
In this lesson we continue with Sweep Picking exercises over chord changes.
Syn’s Tips: Very cool stuff here Papa Gates!

With this formula, you can sweep ANY chord you can come up with and there are literally…
In this lesson we teach you one of Syn's favorite Sweep licks.
Syn’s Tips: I used this lick for many solos but probably the one that I use it the most on would have to be a song from…
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