Summer Technique Bootcamp
Technique Bootcamp - Thumb Technique
The thumb is one of the things that makes flamenco sound so Flamenco! There are two different kinds of thumb movements - one that's heavier and comes from the arm, and one that's lighter/bouncier and comes from forearm rotation. Develop relaxed stability in your thumb as we continue looking at right-hand technique.
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Technique Bootcamp - Slur Technique
In this unit we take a close look at slurs - otherwise known as hammer-ons and pull-offs. At the beginning of the video we look at the mechanics of playing proper slurs and at some simple exercises for executing good relaxed slurs....
Technique Bootcamp - Arpeggio Technique
The ‘stability’ part of relaxed stability is key here, so take your time and establish a good hand position that’s really relaxed and make sure you’re using the big knuckle to power your strokes. Arpeggio is often referred to as the foundation of good right-hand technique, so this is an important...
Technique Bootcamp - Alzapua Technique
Here we go over the basic mechanics of alzapua and then get into a simple Soleá falseta and then some fun little compas bits in Soleá, Soleá Por Buleria, Alegrias and Buleria.