#2
Learn a lot of shapes.
Use metronomes.

Lastly it just comes to practicing for hours.
#3
No tips really, but I"d suggest not just sweeping one shape, or you'll still have trouble with other shapes.
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#6
make sure you have the actual technique down, as in not picking every note but letting the pick slide over the strings. i would say that, that is the most important thing first.

after that, just try out 3 string sweeps until you can do them pretty well, then move onto 4,5 and 6 string sweeps (7 if you have one). use a metronome and learn a bunch of shapes like the guys above said.

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#8
start simple.. with like 3 string ones.. and do it ****ING slow.. metronome.. start at 60 or 80 bpm.. then when you master there, set it up with like 5 or 10.. then do the same again
and so.. .. also.. don't just sit sweeping the same pathen over and over, make som small combinations of varius sweeps.. also for getting it clean, practice without distortion or any effects, eventually using you brigde pickup, so that you very very easy can hear all you mistakes.. when you then play it with distortion, it will sound really cool, because it is so clean...

Oh and also.. when doing it slow.. it isent really sweeping.. you will first be sort of using the sweeping motion at about 120 bpm or something like that..
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#10
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start simple.. with like 3 string ones.. and do it ****ING slow.. metronome.. start at 60 or 80 bpm.. then when you master there, set it up with like 5 or 10.. then do the same again
and so.. .. also.. don't just sit sweeping the same pathen over and over, make som small combinations of varius sweeps.. also for getting it clean, practice without distortion or any effects, eventually using you brigde pickup, so that you very very easy can hear all you mistakes.. when you then play it with distortion, it will sound really cool, because it is so clean...

Oh and also.. when doing it slow.. it isent really sweeping.. you will first be sort of using the sweeping motion at about 120 bpm or something like that..


+1

this is the best way. with practicing, you always start off slow.
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#11
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Learn a lot of shapes.


This is wrong, you should learn the actual notes and why you're playing in the shape that you are. It's easy enough to take a chord and find the notes. If you can't take a chord and make a triad out of it for sweep practice then you aren't ready for sweeping.
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