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What Is Stringhopping? Know Your Enemy (and How to Defeat It)

What Is Stringhopping? Know Your Enemy (and How to Defeat It)

What is stringhopping? It's time you got to know your enemy!

Stringhopping is a jumpy hand movement almost every guitarist encounters when trying to play fast with a pick. It’s the Number One thing you want to avoid to develop picking-hand smoothness—especially when going from one string to another.

Understanding why it’s so inefficient is tricky, and it serves as a good introduction to the fundamental wrist movements of guitar playing.

Check out this video below for more information.

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