Take control of your pick technique! This series of exercises and practice regimens will help you play with greater strength, speed, expressiveness and authority. Starts with the basics - how to grip the pick and maintain hand and arm positions for fluid playing and to avoid tension and fatigue. He then takes you through chord and string exercises to get your mind and hand working together. These cover: strumming and damping, scales, chromatic exercises, "speed blasts," arpeggios, tremolo, sweep picking, more. Whether you're into Gypsy Jazz, bluegrass, rock or swing this lesson will get your rhythm strong and your lead picking fast and accurate. Note/tab included as either booklet or PDF file on the disc. Beginners. 90 min.