When working on your picking technique, the goal is to achieve accuracy, efficiency, and an effortless flow in the picking motion.
In this blog post, we’ve shown you a couple techniques on how to hold a guitar pick.
Which might seem obvious to some but is an often-asked question among guitarists, especially those starting out.
We’ve also highlighted some of the most common mistakes people make when holding their guitar pick, and how to avoid them.
Finally, we showed you a few exercises that will help improve your pick technique and tone.
So put these tips into practice and start sounding like a pro!
Pick Shown: Parthenon 4mm JazzXL
Do you have a different way of holding your guitar pick that works better for you?
Comment below or let us know what you think about the hand anchoring technique!
Emma & The Iron Age Team
As a guitarist, we always want to be at the top of our game. Of all the things that could possibly go wrong, sweaty hands can often make our already stressful regiments that much more frustrating.
Here's a few solutions to this common issue, how to prevent it, and deeper understanding...
“Quality is never an accident.
It is always the result of high intention,
sincere effort, intelligent direction and skillful execution.
It represents the wise choice of many alternatives.”
~William A. Foster (MOH Recipient, 1945)