7 Exercises to Level Up Your Flatpicking • Acoustic Tuesday 281

Whether you identify as a purist or you’re curious about this technique, flatpicking can take your playing to the next level. 

In this video, we dive into the fascinating world of flatpicking and explore the techniques that make this style of guitar playing so popular.

We’ll discuss the best ways to explore this incredible technique. I’ll guide you through essential flatpicking aspects like alternate picking, crosspicking, and flatpicking runs, providing detailed instruction and practical tips to help you master these skills.

Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced guitarist, this video is the perfect introduction to flatpicking and a valuable resource for improving your technique. If you’re ready to take your guitar playing to the next level, be sure to try all seven exercises!

Submit your guitarsenal at the link below!

Featured in this episode…
– Dolly Parton  
– Billy Strings  
– Normans Rare Guitars  
– Trey Hensley  
– Gryphon Strings  
– Molly Tuttle  

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  1. I enjoyed the March 7th Acoustic Tuesday, my first viewing, being new here. From what I understood, these would be available each Tuesday, 10:00 mountain time. Today, March 14th, I have been unable to find the current (10:45 mountain) podcast. Does one have to wait until the podcast has been entered, at a later time, or are these live, and if so where can I find it? I can find all of the former Acoustic Tuesdays.

  2. Hey Tony, not to be nitpick but it looks like the angle on your pick goes from pointing down to the floor on the downstroke to parallel to the floor on the upstroke. Am I seeing this wrong because there is definitely a shift of some kind. Is it angle down then angle up? Just curious.

  3. Love the jersey. I have been a Kings fan longer than you have been alive. We had some epic battles with the Hawks a few years back when we were both fighting for the Cup.

  4. # beard
    Way cool to see my guitarsanel on the show.
    Last shave April 12, 1980. I was discharged from Air Force April 8th played my wife’s little brothers wedding on the 12 th and my wife wouldn’t let me play with 4 days old beard growth… hasn’t see the sun since then

  5. I’m a long term player, aspiring flatpicker. Very aspiring. I’ve just found a phone app “Strum Machine” which plays back tracks on more than a thousand songs in any tempo or key you choose. It’s a game changer.