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Shredding - Scapel Picking Technique

A scapel picking motion at super fast speed as demonstrated by a Japanese guitarist - thumb and 1st/index finger motion.

Quote "..One of the main problems with playing by moving your thumb and index finger only is you stand the chance of burning out the thumb muscle. I had a friend who played like this for years and was lighting fast with his picking. Once he got real busy playing with a lot of people his muscle burned out completely and was unable to hold anything between his thumb and index finger for 10 years. It took that many years for the muscle to recuperate. The forearm as the instigator of movement is the only way I've found that prevents damage over the long term" Source: extracted from here

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