Guitar basics: Combining hammer-ons and pull-offs

17th Jul 2008 | 10:53

Guitar basics: Combining hammer-ons and pull-offs
Guitar Basics - combining hammer-ons and pull-offs
Combining hammer-ons and pull-offs will help make your playing more fluent
Guitar basics: Combining hammer-ons and pull-offs
Guitar Basics - combining hammer-ons and pull-offs Example 1
Make sure you keep all the notes even. Start slowly and build up speed gradually
Guitar basics: Combining hammer-ons and pull-offs
Guitar Basics - combining hammer-ons and pull-offs Example 2
Make sure you use all fours fingers in the exercise - don't cheat!

This video lesson shows you how to make your playing more fluent and gives all four of your fret-hand fingers a workout.

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If you want your playing to sound as smooth as possible you need to master combining hammer-ons and pull-offs.

This video lesson shows you how to combine hammer-ons and pull-offs to create flowing licks.

If you want more Guitar Basics lessons you should watch MusicRadar's exclusive lessons on hammer-ons,pull-offs, fretting correctly, playing open chords, tapping, natural harmonics and how to use your amp.

The guitar featured in this video is a Spear Gladius SP Hardtail.

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Tab

Combining hammer-ons and pull-offs tab 1

Example 1 (click image for full-sized tab) - Make sure you keep all the notes even. Start slowly and build up speed gradually.


Combining hammer-ons and pull-offs tab 2

Example 2 (click image for full-sized tab) - Make sure you use all fours fingers in the exercise - don't cheat!

Backing tracks

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Example 2 full track - Download (right click and Save As...)

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