Extra Scale Resources


These resources accompany the article: The 5 Scale Shapes Explained and I&M Alternation Right Hand Scale Technique

To download the free pdf of the five scale shapes, along with the I and M alternation reminder sheet, click the button below:

Click Here to Download the PDF Scale Resources
And here are a couple of extra videos to help get you rolling on your scale practice.

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Allen Mathews

Hi, I’m Allen Mathews. 


I started as a folk guitarist, then fell in love with classical guitar in my 20’s. Despite a lot of practice and schooling, I still couldn’t get my music to flow well. I struggled with excess tension. My music sounded forced. And my hands and body were often sore. I got frustrated, and couldn’t see the way forward. Then, over the next decade, I studied with two other stellar teachers – one focused on the technical movements, and one on the musical (he was a concert pianist). In time, I came to discover a new set of formulas and movements. These brought new life and vitality to my practice. Now I help guitarists find more comfort and flow in their music, so they play more beautifully.
Click here for a sample formula.





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