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Dec 05

The Secret of Speed On Guitar

By Jamie Andreas | Foundations Of Good Guitar Playing

​What Kills Your Speed?

Many guitar players have trouble building speed on guitar. Until they become aware of a few extremely important facts about guitar playing, they will continue to be unable to build speed and reach a professional level of ability. These factors all have to do with excess muscle tension during playing. This muscle tension comes from these sources:

  • unbalanced sitting with the guitar
  • incorrect hand positions
  • incorrect practice approaches

The first step out of this syndrome is to become aware of this tension. The following information and exercise will help you do that....

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