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Stick with this course and you will improve your shred skills.
The Shred Guitar in 6 Weeks DVD Guitar Course is designed to focus your practice towards realistic goals achievable in six weeks. Each week provides you with techniques, concepts and licks to help you play and understand metal soloing at a manageable pace. Three licks in the style of a featured artist are taught each week to help you towards playing in real musical situations and develop an ear for the differences between players. If you have been frustrated or intimidated by other educational material this course is for you. You will see the improvement as you work through each week.
Practice can sometimes be difficult with 'the player often being unsure which material to work on. With the Shred Guitar in 6 Weeks course the material is presented to you in easy to absorb sections which progress in a sensible logical order. Each DVD also includes a killer metal guitar jam track.
Week one includes: Pentatonic scale in the first position, blues scale in the first position, pentatonic and natural minor sequences, alternate picking, vibrato techniques, three licks in the style of Zakk Wylde.
Week two includes: Pentatonic scale in the second position, blues scale in the second position, pentatonic and blues scale sequences, alternate picking, three licks in the style of Paul Gilbert.
Week three includes: Pentatonic scale and blues scale in the third position, natural minor scales and sequences, combining pentatonic and natural minor scales with legato and tapping, three licks in the style of Dimebag Darrell.
Week four includes: Pentatonic scale and blues scale in the fourth position, licks and sequences including two handed tapping, natural minor scales and sequences, sweep picking exercises, four licks in the style of Steve Vai.
Week five includes: Pentatonic scale and blues scale in the fifth position, licks and sequences in the fifth position, natural minor scales and sequences, extended arpeggios, four licks in the style of Yngwie Malmsteen.
Week six includes: Connecting the pentatonic positions, use of chromatics within pentatonics, sixth and seventh position natural minor scale licks and sequences, creating licks through octaves, four licks in the style of John Petrucci.
Andy James is a well respected guitarist and teacher whose influences include Greg Howe, Paul Gilbert, Tony Macalpine and Zakk Wylde. His blistering technique has been applauded by guitar legends such as Vinnie Moore, and featured on Sky TVâ€™s Musicians Channel