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Finger Work Outs

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

  1. MasterChief


    Feb 4, 2003
    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


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