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Improve your Left-Hand-Fitness with Slurs!

The Fitness of the left hand is responsible for how comfortable you feel on the guitar. Regular slur practice will improve your stability and agility and opens your hand for more fingering possibilities! Two Weeks, Fingers 1234, a gazillion different possibilites! Let me show you my workout tips for the left hand and let us improve together!

This is a PUBLIC space for submissions! I won't be able to give as much individual attention here, but if you would like to be working on Slurs and posting your videos here for feedback and discussion with other users, feel free to join in the fun!

Some tonebase productions to get you started

Martin Zimny - Left Hand Workout with Villa-Lobos Etude #3

Martin Zimny - Getting Slurs Right from the beginning

Mircea Gogoncea - Slurs

Artyom Dervoed - Slurs from Nothing

Artyom Dervoed - Legato Slurs

How to get the most out of this course

  • Start by watching the introduction video and practice the exercises given in the video.
  • Write a post with your experiences with Slurs.
  • At the same time, start practicing the first bars of Etude #3 by Villa-Lobos. If you are new to the piece, start with my livestream on this piece!
  • Share two videos per week and help your course partners through feedback on their submissions!
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    Thanks for teaching slur practice. The fixed finger exercise is new to me & will be helpful in Carcassi Op60, No 8. 

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      Low Happy to hear that! 

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    I have recorded a video with common issues when practicing these exercises, let me know what you think!

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  • These lessons are very beautiful, I also have the possibility to use the translator👍

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