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Lead Guitar Lessons - Alternate Picking

Learn to play lead guitar by practicing these free alternate picking guitar lessons. Alternating your picking up and down will help you to play faster. I found that alternate picking helps the most when you are playing multiple notes per string. Here is a basic alternate picking exercise to get you started.

 

Alternate Picking - Lead Guitar Lessons

Figure 1 - Alternate Picking

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This alternate picking exercise uses the E Pentatonic Blues Scale. Try it with any of the other Scales on this site and watch your speed increase.

 Alternate Picking Pentatonic Blues Scale - Lead Guitar Lessons

Figure 2 - Alternate Picking E Pentatonic Blues Scale

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This time try skipping strings while alternating your picking. Check it out and learn to play the guitar!

Alternate Picking String Skipping - Lead Guitar Lessons

Figure 3 - Alternate Picking String Skipping

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