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The Two Week Challenge: Day 11

This is a fretting exercise dealing with speed. The fingerings are very important in this case.

What you will need to do is use your 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th fingers every time for the exercise.

  • 1st finger – lowest note available
  • 2nd finger – next lowest note available
  • 3rd finger – next highest note available
  • 4th finger – highest note available

In other words, on the first bar of tablature, in the 1st measure:

  • Fret 1 = 1st finger
  • Fret 2 = 2nd finger
  • Fret 3 = 3rd finger
  • Fret 4 = 4th finger

The same applies down the line.

Sets and Reps

Perform this exercise at each given bpm (video is at 120 bpm)

  • 1 set of 5 at 80 bpm
  • 1 set of 5 at 90 bpm
  • 1 set of 5 at 100 bpm
  • 1 set of 5 at 110 bpm
  • 1 set of 5 at 120 bpm

This equals 5 sets with a total of 25 reps. This one should really get taxing on your fretting hand as you
progress to the 100 bpm mark.

Exercise

Video

Tablature

SpeedHow Did You Do?Performance Notes
80 bpmGood | Ok | Bad
90 bpm/td>

Good | Ok | Bad

100 bpmGood | Ok | Bad
110 bpmGood | Ok | Bad
120 bpmGood | Ok | Bad

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Download This PTB File at 80 BPM
Download This PTB File at 90 BPM
Download This PTB File at 100 BPM
Download This PTB File at 110 BPM
Download This PTB File at 120 BPM