Bending Brushup

A short one-hour course that works on your bending technique.

About This Course

Bending can make or break your playing. Good bending is captivating, bad bending is irritating. But bad bending can be fixed.

This Mini-Course will review bending basics, introduce some advanced topics, and challenge you to take your bending to the next level.

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Bending Brushup

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Course Tour

You should know what's taught in this course before buying. So here's a tour through the course, with a description of each lesson.

  • Lesson 1
    Lesson 1: Bending Problems

    In this lesson weíll look at three common areas that players struggle with. This lesson is free to watch for everyone.

    • Hitting Your Pitch
    • Ending Bends Correctly
    • Bending Without A Point
    • Lesson Video
  • Lesson 2
    Lesson 2: Bending Basics

    In this lesson we review the basic components of bending, and go through two exercises to work on each.

    • Starting Pitch
    • Target Pitch
    • Ending
    • Lesson Video
    • Tablature
  • Lesson 3
    Lesson 3: Advanced Bending

    In this lesson we focus on more advanced bending topics, with plenty of exercises to assist. First weíll look at bending sequences that have multiple target notes, and go through some exercises.

    Then, weíll look at how each note of a bend is picked. Weíll learn how picked notes, and un-picked notes sound different, and how to listen for each.

    • Lesson Video
    • Tablature
  • Lesson 4
    Lesson 4: Bending Trajectory

    In this lesson weíll study bending ìtrajectoryî. Trajectory is a fancy way of saying whether a bend is slow or fast. Weíll study both kinds, learning about how slow and fast bends differ in feel.

    Lastly weíll look at ìEasingî, which describes how fast or slow a bend starts, compared to how fast or slow it ends.

    • Lesson Video
    • Tablature
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