reteaching help

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by steve09, Dec 28, 2004.

  1. steve09


    Jun 27, 2004
    hi ive owned a bass a few months now and untill recnetly iv been reading tabs and doing my own thing playing them,
    now for xmas i got a basic begeners bass dvd and i just cant do the second exercise, im sure its got a name but its the altaning the 2 picking fingers and going up the fretboard first fret index finger secind middle finger 3rd ring finger little finger 4th fret then move down a string and do it again, i just cant doo it fret hand movment is fine and i can do alnating fingers fine its just the 2 togher if the fingers are alnationg im usein my ring finger to play the 3rd and 4th fret and if my hands correct i go first second second second i cant get my head around it lol any advice??
  2. Using your ring finger to fret where you'd usually use your pinky? I wouldn't worry about that too much, as long as you do use your pinky sometimes, or have the possibility.