Following on from part 1, you should be familiar with the basic Spider exercises. In part 2 we move on to string skipping, more complicated patterns and rhythmic changes! As always, start slow and build up, these exercises will still work as a warm-up. Click here to read the article! Comments welcome, give it a share! Until next time!
As any musician will tell you, warming up when you practice or perform is essential! No warming up (or warming up incorrectly) can lead to damage that may be irreversible. I didn't pay much attention when people told me to warm up and ended up having to take a couple of months off playing. I count myself quite lucky, as if I had carried on down that road, months off could have turned into an eternity. One of the most common warm up exercises for guitar has to be the Spider Ex