#1
Hi,
So I'm gonna be away from my guitar for like two months!! Now the only thing I'm afraid is about loosing my finger flexibility and Dexterity!!! What can I do to keep my fingers flexible and without compromising with dexterity??
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#2
This or this.
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#3
Maybe a powerball as well, keep your forearms/wrist in shape for it.
#5
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Try the Shred neck, it seems pretty cool. Zakk Wylde endorses it

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TS, unless you can get hold of a guitar just forget about it - there's nothing you can do that's going to make any noticeable difference.

Shrednecks, Powerballs, Gripmasters et al are all a waste of time, they really don't do anything that directly helps with guitar playing. If you must do something then spend some time sudying some theory and working on ear training.
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#6
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Hi,
So I'm gonna be away from my guitar for like two months!! Now the only thing I'm afraid is about loosing my finger flexibility and Dexterity!!! What can I do to keep my fingers flexible and without compromising with dexterity??

You won't lose anything.
Just ease back into your practice routine - whatever dexterity you have now will come right back pretty soon after you get back to practicing.

I second the advice above about working on theory/ear training during that time off.

You'll get WAY more out of that than squeezing a ball.
#7
I have found that when you first start back you will think, I have lost all the progress I made. Then, with just 2 or 3 sessions, you will be right back to the level you are used to.
#8
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Shrednecks, Powerballs, Gripmasters et al are all a waste of time, they really don't do anything that directly helps with guitar playing. If you must do something then spend some time sudying some theory and working on ear training.

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#9
Quote by steven seagull
Zakk Wylde would endorse tampons if they offered him enough money.

TS, unless you can get hold of a guitar just forget about it - there's nothing you can do that's going to make any noticeable difference.

Shrednecks, Powerballs, Gripmasters et al are all a waste of time, they really don't do anything that directly helps with guitar playing. If you must do something then spend some time sudying some theory and working on ear training.



^^^THIS^^^
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Well played, sir, well played.
#10
i think most important thing is to memorize your music rather than thinking about your fingers strength .once i also didnt play guitar for like 6 months, but when i get my guitar back, within first day i was almost there. within some day things goes back to normal.
#12
Krank up your stereo/ipod and play air guitar - atleast it will be fun :P until you get your axe back in your hands theres nothing you can do, two weeks isnt that much, its even possible that youll play some parts ever better than before - stuff like this happens very often.
#13
Well studying theory I guess would be the perfect thing to do. I can always get my hands back to work after few exercises!! But how would I Study Ear Training without a guitar???
ACE AND THE ASS
#14
Lots of other things make noise
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#16
Quote by ady.gravity
Well studying theory I guess would be the perfect thing to do. I can always get my hands back to work after few exercises!! But how would I Study Ear Training without a guitar???


AIR GUITAR!!!

Sing what you would usually play. Then when you get back play what you sing. It's a pretty simple technique but it works. It gets you to play what you feel, instead of playing what you think it should sound like

"An air guitarist never plays a sour note"
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Well played, sir, well played.
#17
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Krank up your stereo/ipod and play air guitar - atleast it will be fun :P until you get your axe back in your hands theres nothing you can do, two weeks isnt that much, its even possible that youll play some parts ever better than before - stuff like this happens very often.


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Well played, sir, well played.
#18
You could do some of those desk-based finger independence exercises for a couple of minutes a day. Search them on youtube, there's loads.

If anything it might actually help you to be away from the guitar by refreshing your hands for whatever exercises and stuff you do.
#19
I love this Idea Of Air Guitar Only If I could hook it up to an Air Amp. and An air Effect pedal :P Well thanxx Guys I think I don't need to worry any more!! I'm gonna get a print out of this thread!!
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