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Ben Higgins

How Alternate Picking is Just

How Alternate Picking is Just "Small Strumming"

There's more than one way to physically approach alternate picking. There is no right or wrong way.If there is a "right" way, then it’s whatever method allows you to play what you want to for as... …

Economy Picking Made Easy, Part 1

Economy Picking Made Easy, Part 1

You’ve probably heard of economy picking, which is where you use one continuous pick motion to cross strings—instead of using alternate picking. ... …

Master Sweeping by Learning the Rest Stroke

Master Sweeping by Learning the Rest Stroke

One thing I notice when working with students who want to improve their sweep picking is that, very often, they're playing separate pick strokes instead of letting the pick brush through each... …