5 Technical Exercises to Build Your Technique

No guitarist has ever developed serious technique without spending time practising technical exercises. Technical exercises allow you to focus in on a specific technical challenge and make deliberate progress with a specific technical skill.

The following five exercises are simple, but challenging. Each one will help you develop your technique in slightly different way. Work through each one slowly and repeat each one until it feels natural. Increase the speed gradually to push yourself further.

Exercise 6
Exercise 16
Exercise 21
Exercise 35
Exercise 49