Lesson ID: A0057

It’s amazing how fast flatpickers Tony Rice, Bryan Sutton, David Grisham, and Dan Tyminski can pick on the guitar. If you’re anything like me, you’re always trying to pick faster and with more precision to keep up with these legends. In this lesson, we’ll go over some must-know bluegrass flatpicking techniques that will really help you increase your speed and improve your accuracy! If you like this lesson, you might also like our Bluegrass Lick Library.

Video Start Time Lesson Topic
00:00 min Lesson Overview
00:33 min Pick Direction for Building Speed
02:24 min Your Choice of Guitar Pick
03:19 min Two Important Pick Angles
05:31 min Relax Your Wrist but Play with a Heavy Hand