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Killer Exercise to Help You Stay in the Groove

Lesson ID: TB346

Put your rhythm skills to the test with this killer exercise aimed at developing your internal metronome.

You can apply this practice strategy to any rhythm pattern whether that’s more or less complex than the groove in the lesson video.  Below you’ll find the pattern from the video played at several slower tempos and a basic Rock N Roll style backbeat for you to experiment with your own rhythm patterns (even basic strumming works great with this beat!).

Keep in mind as you work through these various tempos that sometimes slower tempos can be much, much harder to feel.  There’s more space to fill at a slower tempo so don’t confuse slower with easier!

Funky Groove Level One

Funky Groove Level Two

Backbeat Level One

Backbeat Level Two

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