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Finger Work Outs

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by MasterChief, May 27, 2004.


  1. MasterChief

    MasterChief

    Feb 4, 2003
    Virginia
    What are some really helpful finger exercises one can do without a bass?

    Such as stuff to improve flexibility, speed, dexterity, and endurance.

    I know using a bass is the best way to improve all of this, but sometimes you don't have access to a bass. Like if you're at work or at school.
     
  2. Bad Brains

    Bad Brains Banned

    Jan 7, 2004
    Detroit, michigan
    i used to just always move my fingers in a patten, while i was in class or something.....people may look at you funny, but they probably don't play bass...so who cares what they think!
     
  3. *evil twin mode* get a girlfriend :D

    For my right hand I often just hit the table with my two fingers (as if plucking eight notes or sumthin) as fast as I can for as long as I can. I also (sometimes without even noticing) hit the table with my thumb. But for finger exercises without bass.... maybe draw some frets on a ruler or somthing :meh:
     
  4. Mud Flaps

    Mud Flaps

    Feb 3, 2003
    Norton, MA
    Don't do any finger workouts. It probably won't help you in the end run anyway.
     
  5. Mudfuzz

    Mudfuzz

    Apr 3, 2004
    WA...
    Get a upright, it'll make your bassguitar feel like a guitar. :smug: