Lesson 3: Hand Co-Ordination

So you’ve just picked up your ba­­­­­­ss for the first time and you want to dive right in and be a rockstar but your hands just won’t do what you want them to? This is an issue that almost every musician encounters when first starting out so don’t feel disheartened! The best way to combat…

Lesson 2: Tuning Your Bass

Tuning your bass is the most important first step in any performance, lesson or practice. Even the best bass in the world played by the greatest player will sound lousy if its completely out of tune. Although this is a beginner lesson it is relevant to all as it cannot be stressed enough how important…

Lesson 3: The 3 P’s of Hand Technique & Preventing Injury

Pressure: Applying a sufficient amount of pressure to the fret and in the right spot. This is part strength and part hand technique. Posture: Poor posture will make playing uncomfortable and discourage practice Positioning: Hand positioning is important to prevent RSI and carpal tunnel, it also helps comfort. Here are some things to check, they will…