#1
What's proper technique? Especially for alternate/tremelo picking. Should I let my picking fingers hang loosely or should I curl them in a loose fist?
#2
Personally, I can't stand having my fingers in. It makes me feel too "stiff". My guess is that it doesn't matter. Since I see people use it both ways.
#3
I don't think it really matters too much, but I'm like stormlexer, it doesn't feel right to me with my fingers curled up.
#4
Your picking hand should be relaxed. If you relax your hand and look at it, thats pretty much the shape it should be when you are picking.
#6
I find that I tense up if I keep my hand in a fist.

Though, if I am both picking with a pick and finger-picking, I keep my hand in a fist-like shape, so that they can access the strings easily.
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#7
My hand covers more sh*t when it's open...so I usually keep it like that. Closed is nice for some stuff though too.
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#8
Bit of both, but when my hand is open I feel more in control of my picking motion
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#10
just do it however feels natural don't worry about being correct
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