This short video course covers some of the basic concepts that should be considered before learning to use a plectrum. These lessons will discuss the different kinds of plectrums that are available and examine how to hold one correctly. Also covered are strap length, and the difference between alternate and economy picking.

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This course is 11 MINUTES long and contains the following videos, each of which can be selected from the video player above: