First post for me, long time lurker, great form and amazing videos (I watched the whole primer serie)
I play guitar since 2006, however I consider myself a forever beginner, I started playing classic rock songs (led zeppelin, black sabbath, deep purple, ecc) but my enthusiasm stopped when I hit a wall in my alternate picking at 16h around 110 bpm, I then slowly gave up the “fast playing” style and proceded doing only blues, until I discovered Troy Grady last year.
I’d like to start over with my (very poor) alternate technique.
I’m trying to isolate the tremolo movement now, between the three techniques that I tried, the forearm motion seems to me the best.
I watched the “first try fastest” video but it seems impossible to me to achieve 16th over 110bpm with any of the techniques.
My question is: should I keep practicing slowly?
Is my technique correct for a decent playing?
I feel like I got a movement from the join of my thumb that get involved almost all the time, probably it shouldn’t.
(sorry for my incorrect english, I’m not a native speaker)