What To Practice When You Have NO Time!

Struggling to know what to play if you only have 5 minutes to play your bass?

The tips in this lesson will help you to build a life changing-practice habit.

This is a follow up to this lesson:

Here's what I'll be teaching you in the video:

  1. Play a few Bass lines you already know (this will always be changing)
  2. Figure out a bass line/chord progression
  3. Work on an impossible technique you'll never use (go beyond what you'll ever need to do and the 'normal' becomes easy)
  4. Play along to your favourite song
  5. Chord/scale relationships
  6. Work on a technique you don't normally use (e.g. plectrum technique)

Helpful Bass Videos

In the lesson I talked about a few important concepts. Here's where you can dive deeper into them:

  1. Bernard Edwards CHUCKING Bass Guitar Technique
  2. Chords For Bass [11 ESSENTIAL Shapes]
  3. Chord/Scale Relationships For Bass

Sort out your practice routine and a few things to work through and you can achieve anything!

Bass Guitar Practice Resources

The Bass Guitar Practice Journal

Get your practice habits and techniques sorted and you can be the bass player you've always wanted to be.

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