help on developing fast two finger playing?

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by jazzbasser535, Mar 2, 2006.

  1. jazzbasser535


    Feb 25, 2006
    I was wondering if anyone had any advice or knew anywhere where I could get information on becoming a faster fingerstyle player using two fingers alternating. It would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
  2. Correlli


    Apr 2, 2004
    New Zealand
    Most people hear recommend starting out slow, and go for accuracy. Once you have accuracy, then build speed with the aid of a metronome, with increments of 10bpm for example. then, when you're plucking around 16th @ 180, go back to the start with building accuracy at slow tempos.
  3. I always tried to look at it like "tapping" for lack of a better word when playing alternate with two or even three fingers. As opposed to really pulling on the strings when playing slower, heavier basslines.
  4. sflajimmy


    Nov 6, 2005
    South Florida
    Go to and check out Adam Nitti's technique course. Plenty of great lessons and exercises in that course
  5. Suckbird

    Suckbird Banned

    May 4, 2004
    how to develop fast two finger playing: