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Old 01-19-2020, 02:08 AM
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There's really no WRONG way to hold a pick, but, given your own goals, you may want to change... certainly, having tension in your picking hand is not a good thing... and just to clarify, your picking "hand" has very little to do with strumming, save for holding the pick...

Check out the Gear Page; go to the playing and technique sub-forum and look at the EXTENSIVE article that Tuck Andress wrote on "holding a pick"... Tuck goes DEEP on every different style of holding a pick; the pluses and minuses and a lot minutiae about all things "pick holding". I found it interesting that he felt George Benson had "the perfect way" to hold a pick... whatever, it's a terrific article and will give you many options from which to choose...

Good luck! Should be fun to find a new method and go for it...
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Check out the Gear Page; go to the playing and technique sub-forum and look at the EXTENSIVE article that Tuck Andress wrote on "holding a pick".....
Tried searching but all the links to the article on The Gear Page are dead. Maybe I'm looking for the wrong article?
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Old 01-19-2020, 12:28 PM
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Did you actually go to the Forum and look there? You should be able to browse around as a guest, without signing up... it's thegearpage.net ....

I just looked on Playing and Technique and it's on page three... posted by Ed DeGenaro.
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Found it!

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https://www.thegearpage.net/board/in...#post-29713442
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