Is it just me, or does everyone have (at least a little) trouble stretching their second (middle) and third (ring) fingers--relative to the first-second and third-fourth, of course. For example, I could be playing a song that would require me to use all four fingers on the same string--for the hell of it, we'll say 5th, 6th, 8th, and 10th frets-- and I'll have exceptional trouble stretching my fingers from the 6th to the 8th, but if it was on the 5th, 7th, 8th, and 10th frets, I would have incredibly less trouble with it. Is this common, or is it just me?
Thanks guys. Appreciate it.
Oh, also, are there any recommended exercises? I do:
|-5-6-7-| with the second, third, then fourth fingers, starting with the sixth string, up to the first, and back down again. Then, repeat.
Thanks again.
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yea i do. as for exercises just practice stretches and that grip wizard thing that strengthens your fingers helps alot too.not with stretches but overall finger strength
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Yea thats a tough one for me too. Lately I've been playing a whole step stretch with those two fingers... up high of course but eventually I want to be able to play it on lower positions
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