Guitar Rhythm and Techniques For Dummies, Book + Online Video and Audio Instruction
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The following figure gets the blood flowing in your fretting-hand fingers. You can practice the fingerpicking pattern by playing at various tempos and over different types of chord progressions.

Try changing the pattern by reversing the order of your fingers. Reversing your fingers, but still starting with the thumb is another option.

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