lesson 1-10: basic finger picking

This is a beginner lesson in finger picking. Finger picking is a very useful technique, and can help you achieve clarity in you chords.

Print the exercise and follow along slowly with the video. Try to follow the P, i, m, a, pattern, and count 1, &, 2, &, 3, &, 4, &, as you go. Make sure you can do this several times on just one chord before attempting to change between chords. It may take a while to gain finger indepenence in your picking hand.