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heres a lesson I had in a text document on my desktop, Im pretty sure its no longer on the internet, the guys email is still on it.

I really liked this lesson

EDIT: copy it to a text file and set the font to Courier New.

By: Brandon Salm (Questions and comments: paintballking96@yahoo.com)
>Ok, this is relitivly simplistic. It only requires 20 minutes of your day! But lets start by laying down a Schedule. This is a lesson taht accually works. not some stupid "Warm-up" that never does any good
Day 1-3: Learn Major Scale Pattern to prefection.
Day 4-6: Learn Minor Scale Pattern to prefection.
Day 7-9: Apply Scale Drill 1 to Major Scale Pattern.
Day 10-12: Apply Scale Drill 1 to Minor Scale Pattern.
Day 13-14: Apply Scale Drill 2 to Major Scale Pattern.
Day 15-16: Apply Scale Drill 2 to Minor Scale Pattern.
~~Yes it looks like a long time but it'll improve your skills greatly, plus this is only for like 20 minutes or so of your day~~

**Note: Remember to review over every thing you no from above, every day while learning. And when your done with the lesson It would be good to warm-up with the 2 scale drills before every time playing.**
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In order for this to work you got to follow these rules:
-Use finger indicated i = index m = middle r = ring p = pinky
-Follow schedule
-use finger tips while playing note
-Start off slow, increase speed over time
-Use Alternet picking. (up, down, up, down)
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>Day 1-3:
**Major Scale**
>Key of E major- Because you start and end on an E and your in Major mode.
*Octive 1*
p r i p m i r i < fingers to use~ **I't wont work how i want it to!
e|-12-11-9-------------
B|---------12-10-9-----
G|-----------------11-9
D|---------------------
A|---------------------
E|---------------------
*Octive 2*
i i i p m i p m
e|---------------------
B|---------------------
G|-(9)-8-6-------------
D|---------9-7-6-------
A|---------------9-7--- Notice how ending string moves down fretboard
E|---------------------
Then do it going down.

Day 4-6:
**Minor Scale**
>Key of E minor- Because you start and end on an E and your in Minor mode.
*Octive 1*
r i p r i p r i
e|-12-10-------------------
B|--------13-12-10---------
G|------------------12-11-9
D|--------------------------
A|--------------------------
E|--------------------------
*Octive 2*
i i p r i p r i
e|---------------------
B|---------------------
G|-(9)-7---------------
D|-------10-9-7-------
A|---------------9-8-6 Notice how ending string moves down fretboard
E|---------------------
Then do it going down.

Day 7-9
**Scale Drill 1 (applied to Major Scale)**
>Key of E major
>>Pattern: Forward 2, back 1, Forward 2, back 1, repeat. (Excluding beginning)
*Octive 1*
p r i r i p i p m p m i m i r i r i
e|-12-11-9-11-9----9-------------------------------
B|---------------12---12-10-12-10-9-10-9----9-----
G|-----------------------------------------11--11-9
D|--------------------------------------------------
A|--------------------------------------------------
E|--------------------------------------------------
*Octive 2*
i i i r i p i p m p m i m i p i p m
e|--------------------------------------
B|--------------------------------------
G|-(9)-8-6-8-6--6----------------------
D|-------------9--9-7-9-7-6-7-6--6----
A|-------------------------------9--9-7
E|--------------------------------------
And down...

Day 10-12
**Scale Drill 1(applied to Minor Scale)**
>Key of E minor
>>Pattern: Forward 2, back 1, Forward 2, back 1, repeat. (Excluding beginning)
*Octive 1*
r i p i p r p r i r i p i p r p r i
e|-12-10---10-------------------------------------------
B|-------13---13-12-13-12-10-12-10---10---------------
G|-----------------------------------12---12-11-12-11-9
D|------------------------------------------------------
A|------------------------------------------------------
E|------------------------------------------------------
*Octive 2*
i i p i p r p r i r i p i p r p r i
e|-----------------------------------------------
B|-----------------------------------------------
G|-(9)-7----7------------------------------------
D|-------10---10-9-10-9-7-9-7-----7------------
A|------------------------------10---10-9-10-9-7
E|-----------------------------------------------
And down...

Day 13-14
**Scale Drill 2 (applied to Major Scale)**
>Key of E major
>>Pattern: Skip one, back one, skip one back, repeat.
*Octive 1*
p i r p i m p i m r i i
e|-12-9-11----9--------------------
B|----------12--10-12-9-10----9---
G|--------------------------11---9-
D|---------------------------------
A|---------------------------------
E|---------------------------------
*Octive 2*
i i i p i m p i m p i m
e|--------------------------------------
B|--------------------------------------
G|-(9)-6-8---6----------------------
D|---------9---7-9-6-7---6-------------
A|----------------------9--7-------
E|--------------------------------------
And down...

Day 15-16
**Scale Drill 2 (applied to Minor Scale)**
>Key of E minor
>>Pattern: Skip one, back one, skip one back, repeat.
*Octive 1*
r p i r p i r r i m r i
e|-12---10--------------------------
B|----13---12-13-10-12---10--------
G|----------------------12---11-12-9
D|-----------------------------------
A|-----------------------------------
E|-----------------------------------
*Octive 2*
i p i r p i r p i r p i
e|--------------------------------------
B|--------------------------------------
G|-(9)---7-----------------------
D|----10---9-10-7-9----7--------
A|-------------------10---9-10-7-----------
E|--------------------------------------
And down...


And thats all of the exercises!!! Please do whole Lesson Shuduele before rating or commenting. Have fun! I Worked REALLY REALLY hard to do tthis so take the time to try this lesson. Print it out and put it by your guitar / amp and do it! Good Luck!

Guitarist Extraordinary - Brandon Salm
Lesson Questions: paintballking96@yahoo.com
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Appreciated, but belonging in the technique thread, if you wish, post it in there.
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