#1
I've been playing for a while now but I know I've been holding my pick wrong. I've been holding it with my thumb, index and middle finger. The reason I do this is because if I hold it the way I'm supposed to (thumb and index only) my pick has a tendancy to rotate to the left or right in my fingers - especially on the upstrokes. I use a soft pick - a Jim Dunlop .60mm Nylon. If I increase pressure to the point where it doesn't turn, the pick will usually end up inside the sound hole on an upstroke, or I'll end up with a really bad twang on the 1st string and I'll miss the other 5 strings. This becomes even more difficult if I'm only trying to strum a 2 or 3 note chord. I have no problem at all if I hold my pick the wrong way, but I'd like to free up my middle finger to pick other notes when I'm picking. Can anybody tell me what I'm doing wrong?
#2
Thumb Index and Middle isn't "wrong", lots of players hold the pick that way.
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