And beyond the fact that they are absolutely the best exercise for beginners, Finger Combos are also great for intermediate and advanced players looking to maintain or polish up their technique. Not many guitar exercises can boast across-the-board effectiveness like this. Basically, Finger Combos do it all!
Here you’ll find guitar exercises that will help you develop speed, endurance, accuracy, and finger strength. This physical aspect of guitar playing is called technique. These exercises are not to be performed for their musical value. They are simply to develop skill.
Listen, it’s not that your guitar exercises are bad; they’re probably perfectly fine. It’s just that mine is better. Way better. My exercise is the Chris Daughtry to your Taylor Hicks. The Carrie Underwood to your Ruben Studdard.
These guitar exercises focus a lot on your picking of single note lines. They will also benefit your fretting hand tremendously, as well as help you develop your sense of timing. These alternate picking guitar exercises are for all skill levels and are a great place for beginners to start.
The Guitar Exercises presented in this section are the ones I used when I started playing guitar. You can practice these in your electric or acoustic guitar. Some of the basic ones are found in most guitar courses and books.