Here are your two practice videos. Enjoy!
Reminder for all Finger Kung Fu Exercises: Don’t just “get through” these or skip them because you “can already do them”.
- Follow along for a few minutes every day, then bookmark where you are in your practice log and return to the spot in your next practice session.
- If you feel “bored” you are not doing them correctly and are missing out on one of the fastest ways to improve your technique and playing – the point is to slow down and feel the nuances of your posture and resulting improvements in tone and timing.
- Focus on select details as I point them out in the videos or choose your own problem areas to focus on.
Why? Here, going slower gets you to your goal faster.
Treat them like a bass meditation and accelerate your learning.
These videos are directly taken from “Music Theory for the Bass Player – The Course”.
Each unit contains 7 TABs, each TAB contains several videos, PDFs, back ground tracks and written summaries and tips.
- Intro (assignments from the book, book videos)
- Finger Kung Fu (a series on technique, progressively getting harder)
- Theory Practice (practicing the theory, typically with back ground tracks)
- Bassline Lab (use the theory in musical context)
- Combo Class (note finder exercises for fret board fitness, later units: Styles Lab)
- Hip Bit (fun stuff, quizzes)
- Outro (Tips on practicing, PDFs of this unit, background tracks of this unit, unit matrix, course matrix, Ask Ari Button)
Find out more about Music Theory for the Bass Player – The Course
This is the unit matrix of Unit 2 (click to enlarge):