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Old 02-02-2021, 11:53 AM
Andyrondack Andyrondack is offline
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Originally Posted by Aspiring View Post
I was actually just working on some speed tips from my guitar teacher last week.

His key tip to me was to move my right hand arm position back further so I could get my fingers straighter such that I was using the top knuckle primarily for moving the fingertip rather than the second or third knuckles.

This seems to help a lot.
That's interesting, sounds pretty much what I found after some trial and error, keep the finger straighter so the nail ( or the pick in my case) pushes down on the string instead of playing with more curled fingers that result in the string being 'snatched' which slows it all down as the playing tip can't easily roll off the string.
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