Speed Tech 8

Animated Speed Tech 8 tab by ActionTab on guitar. So easy you'll be playing in minutes.

This exercise is from the Core Skills section on developing Speed Techniques.

Listen to the Normal speed audio first (under 'Tools' in the menu) before checking out the ActionTab. Also, you will find the Tablature View (also under 'Tools') useful for this exercise.

Just to illustrate the point that the technique showed in the previous exercise works with any kind of scale / notes. Here we apply the exact same alternate picking technique to make a tune from the good old E natural minor scale:

E Natural Minor Scale:

E - F# - G - A - B - C - D - E

Once you have the overall picking technique down (and that includes being able to co-ordinate your fretboard hand with playing notes every other beat) you can play any tune you like along the string. You don't have to stick to scales that you know, just make your own melodies up and see what works best!

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