Improve Accuracy and Speed Part 1

I find these scales both fun and helpful in improving your speed and accuracy.

Improve Accuracy and Speed Part 1
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I find these scales both fun and helpful in improving your speed and accuracy. Try these out: *This is based off of a similar lesson an old guitar teacher of mine showed me years ago. I incorporated it into a useful exercise to help build strength in each figure. EX 1
e|-0-1-3-----------------------------|------------------------------3-1-0-|
B|-------0-1-3-----------------------|------------------------3-1-0-------|
G|-------------0-2-3-----------------|------------------3-2-0-------------|
D|------------------0-2-3------------|------------3-2-0-------------------|
A|------------------------0-2-4------|------4-2-0-------------------------|
E|-----------------------------0-2-4-|-4-2-0------------------------------|
EX 2 *This one is one of my favorites! Normally I suggest starting at the fifth frets but after you get a little more comfortable with this exercise start at the 1st fret and work up the neck to add some variety.
e|-------------------5-8-|-8-5-----------------|
B|---------------5-8-----|----8-5--------------|
G|------------5-7--------|-------7-5-----------|
D|---------5-7-----------|----------7-5--------|
A|-----5-8---------------|-------------8-5-----|
E|-5-8-------------------|----------------8-5--|

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    JacobReedShred
    Your second exericise is a scale, but on the the A string it should be 5 then 7
    AlanHB
    It doesn't necessarily matter - it's just the A minor scale omitting some notes here and there. As for the first one...YUCK! Err, what I mean to say is that by virtue of employing major and minor 3rds and 6ths there are extremely limited circumstances where this scale would not clash with the harmonic context (chords) of the song.
    mattplayscheap
    It is simply for building finger strength, accuracy, stretching, and speed. It wasnt meant to have any type of theory related to the practice. A lot of my students have benefited from these exercises.
    Naugy
    I think he is just suggesting it as an exercise, not a lead line device. better fix the second scale though
    mattplayscheap
    EX 2 Correction e|-----5-8-|-8-5-----| B|-----5-8-----|----8- 5-----| G|-----5-7-----|-----7-5-----| D|-----5-7-----|--- --7-5-----| A|----5-7-----|-----7-5-----| E|-5-8-----|---- -8-5---|