FINGERPICKING RESOURCES

Improve your fingerpicking

Become a master of fingerstyle guitar with these resources

Beginner Fingerpicking Lessons

Lessons for complete beginners or guitarists who want to learn fingerpicking for the first time. Learn the basics of straight picking, alternate bass and travis picking.
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Learn Music Theory

Learn the fundamentals of music theory so you can understand how chords are built and identify any note on the fretboard
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Intermediate Fingerpicking Lessons

Intermediate level fingerpicking lessons incorporating hammer-ons, pull-offs, slides and more
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Practice Better, Improve Quicker

A series of articles on how to maximize practice for effective results, setting goals and using tools and software that help you get better more quickly
Practice Better

Fingerpicking Patterns

Learn lots of new fingerstyle patterns. Choose the key you want to learn more patterns in.
Learn New Patterns

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Practice Tips

A set of resources to help you get the maximum from every minute of practice

How to build a daily guitar habit

The most common questions I am asked about practicing – “how do I practice more” and “why can’t I manage to find the time”. Find out how!
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Slow Down Songs in Spotify

One awesome way to improve quickly is to use the Amazing Slow Downer to slow down your favorite songs in Spotify to practice with
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Setting a guitar practice target

What’s the key to becoming a great fingerstyle guitar player? It’s not ability or having lots of time to practice! The secret is having a clear target in mind.
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Perfect Left-Hand Technique

Good left-hand technique will help you play faster. It will also prevent arm, wrist and finger pain.
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Perfect Right-Hand Technique

This guide helps the fingerstyle guitar player to analyze their right-hand fingerpicking technique – to achieve effective playing and avoid wrist or arm pain.
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Habit Stacking

Do you find it hard to get “into the habit” of guitar playing – but it’s just not happening? In this article, I’ll show you a surefire way for developing a guitar habit
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Slow Down Songs in YouTube

A fantastic way to play faster is to slow down a YouTube video of a guitarist playing – then slowly speed it up
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