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CHORD CHANGING SECRETS REVEALED
One other technique is used. It is not intended to be used during normal playing. It is an exercise for gaining control of making the chords. The chord is made on the beat and released on the up beat. With Tab it will be shown as the chord down and then all open strings. Movement is between both with the pick coming down and then up. The hand has to hammmer the fingers down down and then snap them up. Doesn't sound too great, but is a good exercise in coordinating both hands in the short term.
The attached tab uses the C, G7, G, D7, D, and A7 chords. The tempo is set for 60, but as you get this phase under control, make this page move up in tempo. Try to get the tempo up to perhaps, 240 in tempo increases of about 20 bpm each time. REMEMBER THIS IS AN EXERCISE ONLY TO GET YOUR HANDS TO MOVE FASTER.
ANY OF THE PATTERNS GIVEN MAY BE PLAYED FASTER THAN THE TEMPO GIVEN. RAISE THE TEMPOS WHEN YOU ARE ABLE TO MOVE FASTER BETWEEN CHORD CHANGES. The techniques are to be applied to all chord fingerings, and especially, if you are changing rapidly.