Alternate picking from string 1 to string 3 – ACDC back in black?



Asked by: Ian Naranjo

How do I alternate multiple string picks?





Before you go to the next string okay play that twice. And then when you get to the B string play. Those series of notes twice. As.

What is the fastest way to alternate picking?

If you can play alternate picking continuous. Down and upstrokes for sixteenth notes at a tempo of 80 to 90 ppm upwards.

How do you alternate pick 1 string?

Like a small shake. And the forearm just to give it a little bit more speed a little bit more support if you need it. Always keep it relaxed.

How long does it take to alternate pick fast?

It takes a while, but before you know it (Overused but completely applicable expression), you’ll be using it subconsciously. as long as it takes for good practice to become good habit. dont worry about speed focus on timing and rhythm and the rest will come. About two to three months.

How do you pick 3 strings at once?





First, place your index finger on the second fret of the third string. Next, place your middle finger on the second fret of the first string – yes, you will need to “tuck it under” your index finger. Finally, place your ring finger on the third fret of the second string.

How do I choose guitar strings?

So put your little finger anchor down the bottom there. And then what we're going to do we're just going to pick each string with a down motion.

Is alternate picking difficult?

Alternate picking is an easy concept to grasp, but much harder to put into proper use. The idea behind alternate picking is to alternate picking directions with each sounded note. This means that after every down stroke of the pick, there is an up stroke as well.

How can I improve my alternate picking accuracy?

The matrix exercise on a single string alternate picking on one string is the easiest part because you don't need to mind inside and outside picking.

How do you practice alternate picking?

Behind my middle finger when i'm playing especially in the lower sections of the fretboard. I want my fingers to hit the fretboard. With this kind of angle. And with this kind of motion.



Should you learn alternate picking?

But experienced players know that alternate picking is the best way to up your game. This classic, staccato style picking uses a combination of alternate downstrokes and upstrokes. This way, you can easily play at lightning speed. It’s also more versatile than other styles, like hybrid or economy picking.

Can you alternate pick with fingers?

Alternate picking involves playing consistently between the 1st and 2nd fingers on the right hand. You can start on either finger which means that it is easy to lose track of what finger comes next.

What is considered fast guitar playing?

You can’t define “fast” this way. Personally I think that riffs/licks played perfectly in time @12notes per second and above sound fast. Not scientific data by any means, but fun to see as a ballpark. From what we gathered it looks like ~180 BPM (16th notes) is about average as maximum speed for those who participated.



What speed is considered shredding?

Just like people who think there’s a certain set speed limit on shredding. The definition of shred is playing at a fast tempo. 10 nps is considered pretty quick. If you can play 15, that’s better.

What is a good BPM for guitar?

Getting to 120 BPM will be fast enough for most guitarists. If you want to shred, sixteenth notes at 160 BPM is a solid goal to work towards.

How many BPM is good for guitar?

Practicing downstrokes



– Set your metronome somewhere between a 70 and 100 BPM (Beats Per Minute). – If you can adjust the time signature on your metronome set it to 4/4 time.

How many bars is 30 seconds?

10 bars



30 seconds is half a minute, so that means we have 10 bars in 30 seconds (20 / 2).

Should you practice guitar with a metronome?

Some might just be intimidated by the watchful sound of a metronome’s telling ticks. The reality, however, is that a metronome can be a valuable addition to your practice setup. Timing and rhythm are both very important factors in playing guitar. You’ll need those to be a well-rounded guitarist.