Alternate picking exercise

Alternate Picking Exercise With Guitar Pro Tabs

This time I will share 5 Absolutely Best Alternate Picking Exercise Audio, Tabs & Guitar Pro Tabs.

Keep practicing and practice precisely, speed selection is probably the most important technique that you need to be mastered if you want to be a great with shredding or guitar solos.

Exercise 1 – Malmsteen Style 1 String Run

This one is a great guitar picking Exercise for intermediate Players. Malmsteen often use this type of phrasing.
Listen Alternate Picking Exercise – 1

Here is the tab for Ex-1

Alternate picking exercise
Exercise 1

Exercise 2: Arpeggio Style Lick

This one is actually from Burn by deep purple. A great exercise for this series.

Listen to the lick:
Alternate picking exericse 2

Here is the tab for this exercise:

Alternate picking exercise
Exercise 2

Exercise 3: A neo classical style practice

It was a song from Vinnie Moore but unfortunately I cant remember the name :D Very fast lick but a great one.

Listen to the lick here :
Alternate picking exericse 3

Here is the tab for this:

Alternate picking exercise
Exericse 3

Exercise 4: Multiple Key Changes

This one is my most favorite one. And I used to practice this as legato exercise as well.

Listen here:
Alternate Picking Exercise 4

Here is the tab for this:

Lead guitar lesson
Exercise 4

Download the tab from here:

Exercise 5: On multiple Strings

This one need to play carefully, also a homework for you, try to figure out the chords behind this lick and play over that.
Alternate Picking Exercise 5

Here is the tab for this lick:

alt picking lesson
Exercise 5

Download the guitar pro tab here:

Also check: 5 Guitar Licks For Shredders (With Guitar Tab)

I am already started working on Part 2 Of picking alternate guitar practice Series. Please follow our fb page so you can always notified about new posts. If you have any request of any kind of exercise let me know in comment section.

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Nick Mitchell is a talented guitar shredder and a skilled writer who has been providing valuable insights and tips to guitar enthusiasts for many years. He is the lead writer and editor of, a website dedicated to providing guitar enthusiasts with expert tips, lessons, and reviews. Nick has been playing guitar for over a decade, and has honed his skills through years of practice and dedication. He is well-versed in various genres and styles of music, and is particularly passionate about rock and metal. He has a deep understanding of the technical aspects of guitar playing, and is able to convey this knowledge in a clear and easy-to-understand manner. In addition to his skills as a guitar player, Nick is also an experienced writer. He is able to take complex concepts and make them accessible to readers of all skill levels. He has a natural talent for explaining difficult concepts in a way that is easy to understand, making him an ideal teacher for guitar enthusiasts of all levels. Nick's articles on are always well-researched and informative, and cover a wide range of topics, from the basics of guitar playing to advanced techniques and gear reviews. He has a keen eye for detail and is always looking for ways to improve his own playing and the content of the website.

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