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Finger Exercises 1-2-3-4 Across The Neck
Focus on keeping the position shifts in time.
Use alternate picking.
Make sure all the notes ring for the full duration.
Guitar Finger Exercises 1 2 3 4 Across The Neck moves across each string beginning on the first fret with the first finger on the sixth string. Play the first four frets, then shift your first finger to the fifth fret and play the next four frets from there. Next shift again to the ninth fret with your first finger playing the next four frets. The final shift is to the thirteenth fret, after you play those four frets, reverse the pattern to 4 3 2 1 from the sixteenth fret. From here shift to fret twelve continue with 4 3 2 1 on the eighth fret, and finally on the fourth fret.
Repeat the pattern on each string, working your way up to the first string. Once you get through the first string move back to the second string and play the pattern again down to the sixth string.
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