3 finger tech gone bad

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by Vampyre, Dec 30, 2005.

  1. Vampyre


    Dec 9, 2004
    i have recently started practising 3 finger tech going r/m/i and have found that the result im always getting are just quick triplets. Does anyone have anything i can practise to quickley correct this? Perhaps something i could work on away from the bass as well to stop this asap?
  2. Christopher


    Apr 28, 2000
    New York, NY
    Slow down. Play quarter notes in 4/4 using r/m/i/r m/i/r/m i/r/m/i etc. Then eighth notes. Then sixteenths. The downbeats will shift from finger to finger when you do this. That should help even things out.

    If you're adventurous, try the above exercise backwards as well: i/m/r.
  3. fr0me0


    Dec 7, 2004
    Winnipeg Canada
    use a metronome, start slow, slowly get faster

    what I like to do is accent every 4th beat (obviously with a different finger each time) to keep myself honest.
  4. what they said. it just takes a while to get your head round.