Drill of the Week #33 – Guitar Finger Exercise – The Crab

CLICK HERE for Tabs – will open a new window. I learned this guitar finger exercise from my classical guitar professor in college. This is a great exercise for finger independence, control, stretching, and accuracy of the fret hand. Not only is this great for classical guitarists, but for acoustic and electric guitarists, as well, and … Continue reading “Drill of the Week #33 – Guitar Finger Exercise – The Crab”


Drill of the Week #19 – Scale Sequence in 3rds

Nate shows you a great technique-builder based on sequencing a G Major Scale. Tabs linked below. CLICK HERE for Tabs – Link will open a new blog window.  Click link again to view.  


Drill of the Week #9 – Chromatic Scale

Nate shows you how to play a two-octave chromatic scale on the guitar.  Tabs linked below.  This is a great warm-up exercise. CLICK HERE for Tabs – Link will open a new blog window. Click link again to view. (For best video quality, click the youtube button on the bottom of the screen – allow pop-ups if … Continue reading “Drill of the Week #9 – Chromatic Scale”


Drill of the Week #7 – Speed Picking Follow-up

Nate builds on a previous exercise and shows you how to synchronize your pick and fingers in this follow-up to Drill of the Week #7 – Speed Picking Ex.  Tabs below. CLICK HERE for Tabs – Link will open a new blog window. Click link again to view. (For best video quality, click “watch on youtube” on … Continue reading “Drill of the Week #7 – Speed Picking Follow-up”


Drill of the Week #7 – Speed Picking Exercise

Nate demonstrates a great guitar speed picking exercise.  Use a metronome!  Alternate picking is key to quality guitar playing.  Tabs linked below. CLICK HERE for Tabs – Link will open a new blog window. Click Link again to view. (For best video quality, click “watch on youtube” on bottom of screen – allow pop-ups if blocked)  


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