How To Fix Common Sweep Picking Mistakes To Make Playing Arpeggios Less Frustrating

by Tom Hess


Playing amazingly melodic sweep picking arpeggios is infinitely easier and less frustrating when you’ve corrected common mistakes others make.

First, you need to learn how to hear if your playing is clean or sloppy. This tells you exactly what to practice to get better.

This video shows how to find and clean up sloppy mistakes in your sweep picking:
 


Get better results from your sweep picking practice by using what you learned in the video together with these tips:

  • Keep your picking motion as effective as possible by watching your picking hand
     
  • Break down bigger arpeggio patterns into smaller groups of notes to make it easier to hear which note you’re playing
     
  • Practice applying tremolo picking on individual notes

You quickly begin playing sweep picking arpeggios with accuracy and fluidity like never before when you practice using the approach in the video.

This helps you overcome sloppy mistakes so you are able to begin playing arpeggios creatively.

Start playing melodic arpeggios that bring your solos to life using the advice in this sweep picking article.


Tom HessAbout Tom Hess: Tom Hess is a guitar teacher, music career mentor and guitar teacher trainer. He teaches rock guitar lessons online to students from all over the world and conducts instructional live guitar training events attended by musicians from over 50 countries.

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