Economy picking is basically the combination of alternate and sweep picking. It produces a smoother sound than straight alternate picking and requires far less effort in the picking hand.
If you have never tried economy picking before, it may take a little getting used to. But, after a short while you will see just how much economy picking can add to your playing.
I believe that you should try to master both economy AND alternate picking because they are both different sounds that you want at your fingertips. A lot of players tend to preach all alternate or all economy, but I believe the more versatile you are the better.
Don't forget to download the PDF file for this lesson, because the picking indications are very important.
Start slow and try to make all the notes as even as possible AND try and take it through all the 3 notes per string forms.
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