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7 Reasons You Are Missing Out If You Don’t Learn Guitar Scales

Guitar Scales Get You Ready For Playing

Playing guitar scales to warm up before you start playing some real songs works really well. They are a great way to switch your brain into a sort of guitar playing mode and get your fingers stretched and ready.
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Guitar Scales Are Exercise For The Fingers

If you imagine guitar playing as a sport then playing scales is like going to the gym. Playing guitar scales is great ‘exercise’ for both strengthening and conditioning your fingers for playing and for getting your brain used to musical patterns and sounds. To be in top playing condition you really need to play scales regularly to keep your fingers in peak performance shape.

Playing Scales Help Your Strumming Hand Too

Try playing alternate picking when you are going through your scales. Practicing scales while concentrating on your strumming hand can dramatically improve you picking and strumming abilities.Continue reading 7 Reasons You Are Missing Out If You Don’t Learn Guitar Scales