#1
Hey guys, Im having a little trouble keeping my pinky under control. Ive been playing scales trying to build up speed and i know i should try and keep all my fingers as close to the strings as possible when not playing a note with it.

Now my pinky refuses to obey, its fine playing real slow but the minute i try and go fast the pinky is flipping up and i cant get the little devil under control.

Its especially bad when moving from the bottom string up towards the top...

Has anyone else had this problem and conquered it?
#2
It's going to take a little while to tame it, I've been playing pretty solidly for about 3 and a half months now, and I still get some pinky floppage.
Ibanez SA160 electric

Old Ventura Classical
#3
I don't know if I've conquered it, per se... but I've gotten a little better at controlling it. I tend to practice at work by doing the horse-walk (where you rhythmically tap your fingertips to make the sound of a horse running), and I've basically done that constantly at different speeds. It's helped in my case, I dont' know if it would work on yours.
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