SPEED Exercises To Play Guitar Faster

Discussion in 'Guitar Lessons, Tutorials & Tips' started by Alfons, Jul 30, 2005.

  1. Alfons

    Alfons C.F.H

    almost all da beginners in IGT
    ask da same question
    " how do i play faster"
    4 them i'm gonna post an excersise every week (plenty of time 2 practice)
    this is even 4 ppl hu dont hav anysong 2 learn , do these excercises and u'll hav 1!! and want 2 improve gr8tly in a short period of time !

    ps: all of them r not copied from any site ( HOPEFULLY !)
    their mosty from rare videos,friends , sum even made up by myself ;)

    so here's da 1st 1 :

    Same exercise, but backwards (harder):


    to improve gr8ly use a metronome
    start slowly then go fast as u get better
  2. Addy Pant

    Addy Pant Highway Star

    Cool thread Ally, but you've made two threads for the same article.
  3. Alfons

    Alfons C.F.H

    @addy pant thnx !!
  4. Alfons

    Alfons C.F.H

    k here's da next 1 !


    E ---8---7--------8--7
    B -7--------8--7-------8

    do both of em round 4 times

    well use alernate picking and a metronome !
  5. deathdr_87

    deathdr_87 Awesome Guitarist

    hm... first ones called the spider - sounds dealdy - one of the firest ones i ever did... very useful - i think its posted somewhewr on igt - i remeber psoitng it at least.. ut im sure u didnt copy it so its all good - it wansnt even mine to begin with... good work alfons!
  6. nadish

    nadish Active Member

    hmmmmmmmm, But every can some exersices for themselves, the thing is just to check himslef in which point, he's weak...
  7. Alfons

    Alfons C.F.H

    k this is a REALLY easy 1 , but will help a lot 4 beginners !
    and even 4 those ppl hu wanna learn the solo of HALLOWED BY THY NAME !!
    do this fast and u'll learn da solO !

    E |(7-4-0)X4----(8-5-0)X4----|(7-4-0)X4----(8-5-0)X4---
    B |-------------------------------|----------------------------------|

    E |(12-9-0)X4---(10-7-0)X4--------|(8-5-0)X4---(7-4-0)X4-|
    B |-------------------------------|----------------------------------|
  8. MelodicShredder

    MelodicShredder New Member

    Well U guys just try this out at 208 BPM. Pretty easy n' interesting,

    E |------------------------------------------------------------------|
    B |------------------------------------------------------------------|
    G |----------------------------------------------15-16-19-15-16-19---|
    D |----------------------------14-17-19-14-17-19---------------------|
    A |----------13-14-17-13-14-17---------------------------------------|
    E |-12-15-17---------------------------------------------------------|

    E |-------------------18-19-22-|-22-19-18----------------------------|
    B |-17-20-22-17-20-22----------|----------22-20-17-22-20-17----------|
    G |----------------------------|----------------------------19-16-15-|
    D |----------------------------|-------------------------------------|
    A |----------------------------|-------------------------------------|
    E |----------------------------|-------------------------------------|

    E |------------------------------------------------------------------|
    B |------------------------------------------------------------------|
    G |-19-16-15---------------------------------------------------------|
    D |----------19-17-14-19-17-14---------------------------------------|
    A |----------------------------17-14-13-17-14-13---------------------|
    E |----------------------------------------------17-15-12------------|
  9. jekyll

    jekyll Banned

    why 208 BPM?
  10. dharmatma

    dharmatma Banned

    ^^ hes indirectly tryin to say..that he can play it that fast.
  11. shsnawada

    shsnawada Cyborgs & Pasta

    That was quite direct actually. nice exercise though.
  12. jekyll

    jekyll Banned

    so dharmatma ... u were suppose to illustrate the use of chromatics thingy in blues passages ...
  13. har1s

    har1s <b>Untitled</b>

    hmm...pretty helpful exercise @ alfons...
  14. Alfons

    Alfons C.F.H


    but if u really want 2 improve on ur guitaring ....check out DHARMATMA's pizza toppings

    the one's i posted are all chromatics and are usefull for beginners ..and arent that melodious ....
  15. MelodicShredder

    MelodicShredder New Member

    Pretty kool stuff....

    E |-6-5-3-----------3-5-6-8-6-5-6-5---------5-6-8-10-8-6-8-6---------|
    B |-------6-5-3-5-6-----------------8-5-6-8--------------------------|
    G |------------------------------------------------------------------|
    D |------------------------------------------------------------------|
    A |------------------------------------------------------------------|
    E |------------------------------------------------------------------|

    E |-----------6-8-10-13-11-10-11-10----------------10-11-13-15-------|
    B |-10-6-8-10-----------------------13-11-10-11-13-------------------|
    G |------------------------------------------------------------------|
    D |------------------------------------------------------------------|
    A |------------------------------------------------------------------|
    E |------------------------------------------------------------------|
  16. har1s

    har1s <b>Untitled</b>

    hmmm...^^nice stuff @ melodic
  17. shagunx

    shagunx New Member

    dat reely helped...thx
  18. ronnieanand

    ronnieanand n00bier th@n th0u

    I played your exercise and I became extremely fast. Now I can play Michael Angelo or Malmsteen even in my sleep. I can even play at 300bpm. But now the problem is I am not able to play slow. Can you give me some exercise, so that I can play slow ;)
  19. zing

    zing Machine Head

    @ronnie ROTFL
  20. Alfons

    Alfons C.F.H

    Ronnie playing Michael Angelo.... :shock:

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