Please watch the video below for the full demonstration of how to employ the basics and true mechanics of the strict “Alternate Picking” right hand guitar technique.
Open string exercise. Pluck “Down up” repetitively alternating strictly with the guitar pick. The plucking comes from the wrist. Also, do this exercise the other way with, “Up Down” alternating with the guitar plectrum. This is the basis of strict alternate picking right hand guitar technique.
1 string alternate picking “Even” 4 note guitar Pattern/grouping of notes. “Down Up” etc
With “Odd” groupings of notes notice that every time you pluck the pattern again you will be starting on a different picking stroke than you started with previously. So, “Down up down” will then become “Up down up”.
“Odd” grouping crossing 2 strings on the guitar.
Every time you cross the strings with an odd pattern you will be starting the next string on a different stroke.
3 notes per string “Odd” pattern crossing all 6 guitar strings alternate picking starting on a down stroke with the guitar pick. [Ascending and Descending].
“Even” grouping: Crossing all 6 strings ascending and descending employing strict alternate picking right hand guitar technique.
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