4 Steps To Crosspicking On Guitar

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In this beginner guitar lesson, we'll be taking a look at a picking technique used by every guitar player. Crosspicking is a great way to add a dynamic element to your rhythm guitar playing. The focus of this lesson will be on arpeggiating your chords and building up your picking accuracy so that your crosspicking technique can flow smoothly.

Incorporate crosspicking into your daily practice time and try using crosspicking instead of strumming when you're playing through chords. Finding a good combination between strumming and crosspicking is a surefire way to add some new life to your songs.