Alternate Picking Reference

Alternate picking motion is the core of your picking technique, but not all motions that go back and forth fit the definition.

The most fundamental skill in picking technique is the ability to play a sequence of notes with a continuous reciprocating motion of the pick. In this section we’ll learn what a picking motion needs to accomplish to be a true alternate picking technique.

What Is Alternate Picking?

The most basic concept in picking is moving back and forth



Understanding the most common form of inefficient picking motion