EXERCISE: Finger Strength and Independence Training – Trill

No tabs for this lesson, as you can do it in any position on any string.

Simply do a trill with each of these finger combinations for as long as you can before your hand cramps up (this could be 15 seconds, or several minutes):

Index & Middle
Index & Ring
Index & Pinky
Middle & Ring
Middle & Pinky
Ring & Pinky

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