ShredTraing Riff Training Complete Levels 1 & 2 (2015)
Soft / Video Lessons 17-03-2016
ShredTraing Riff Training Complete Levels 1 & 2 (2015)
The Jonathan Stranges Riff Training series gives you years of top quality practice material and routines designed to push your playing to new levels! Your alternate picking will reach new levels of speed and control!

Level 1 covers:

The 8 most common subdivisions
Combining subdivisions to improve your timing and awareness
2 rhythmic tables for creating your own grooves
A whole section on rhythmic displacement. If you don’t know what rhythmic displacement is then you are missing out an excellent compositional tool.
Practice Suggestions

The book contains two 2 hour practice routines specifically for the metal guitar player. Everything you need to practice is in the book!

Performance:

The book finishes with 2 metal tunes/studies for you to apply all you have learned. Both come with backing tracks and are performed on the DVD.

About Level Two

The learning continues with book 2 of the Riff Training series.

Over 200 pages containing hundreds of exercises and routines, you will never run out of ideas again!

Pick hand speed and endurance workouts:

These new workouts will push your picking to new levels of speed and control.

Advanced coordination exercises:

The exercises in this section will dramatically improve your pick hand skill and coordination between the hands.

Legato workout:

This workout will improve your speed, control and timing.

Four note per string exercises:

4 note per string playing takes years to master, this book gives you practically everything you need to master the art.

Sweep picking:

Over 30 pages full of 5 string arpeggios, multi string sequences, combinations, inversions, sweep tapped arpeggios… everything you need!

Dozens of arpeggios, triads, sevenths and ninths.

Entire chapter on tapping:

This chapter covers basic exercises to tapped scales, arpeggios, coordination exercises and much more.

New rhythmic exercises and application ideas:

Quintuplets, Septuplets, advanced subdivision exercises, grouping and displacement ideas. Your timing and rhythmic understanding will improve massively with this book.

Four practice pieces and 40 licks:

2 pick hand practice pieces, 2 sweep picking pieces and dozens of licks using all techniques covered in the book.

Scales, arpeggios and practice ideas:

The book is rounded off with the modes and arpeggios of the major, melodic minor and harmonic minor scales. This is followed by pages of practice suggestions and examples.

This Book Will Give Any Guitarist Years Of Work And Creative Practice!

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http://www.shredtraining.com/
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DVD 2 highlights

You’ll learn the A minor pentatonic minor scale in all five positions, across the entire fretboard
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Why it’s critical to target the root note in your solo
How to move licks across the fretboard
Thel importance of pentatonic position #2 in rock-and-roll history
Practical ways to use music theory
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Speed vs. feeling, and the real purpose of each
The MML process (melody, motion and licks) that makes creating leads from scratch easy


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How to stop sore fingers and dead notes


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Combines all the training to help you form complete, musical solos from scratch.

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