Most of the time, you want to use alternate picking. It is really the most efficient and will take you the farthest. However, when I was first learning to play, one of my teachers told me that every new string should be hit with a downstroke. I found it tough to play that way at first, but I have found it useful since then.
We are going to try this technique. Let’s go back to the exercises above and make sure that you hit each new string with a downstroke.
Play in the Key of YOU!