Don't forget the finger exercises we did in the right hand. We are going to appy it here to supplement the left hand.

On your left hand, your thumb stays behind the fret board for support.



Now the gist is, you have four fingers left. One finger should take care of everything on a particular fret, another finger should take care of another fret. The same thing goes on for the remaining two fingers. Look at  the picture illustration below:

                                                                           Image credit: James Benum White: The Massive Lion



In case you dont know what a fret is. Look at this image below to understand bettter:





Finger 1(pointer)                             Fret 1
finger 2(Middle finger)                   Fret 2
Finger 3(ring finger)                       Fret 3
Finger 4(pinky)                               Fret 4

So starting at the fourth string, play the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th fret with the 1, 2, 3, 4 finger respectively. Make sure your two fingers on the right hand alternate. I.e I M  check this  ost to refresh your memory)

Then go to the third string and repeat the process. Do the same on the 2nd and 1st string.

Now repeat the process starting from the first string to the fourth string.

What you have done now is called a permutation and it is a good form of finger exercise. There are many other permutations that you can use to exercise your fingers. Check them out below:

1 - pointer finger
2 - middle finger
3 - ring finger
4 - pinky

1 2 3 4                  2 1 3 4                    3 1 2 4                 4 1 2 3
1 2 4 3                  2 1 4 3                    3 1 4 2                 4 1 3 2
1 3 2 4                  2 3 1 4                    3 2 1 4                 4 2 1 3
1 3 4 2                  2 3 4 1                    3 2 4 1                 4 2 3 1
1 4 2 3                  2 4 1 3                    3 4 1 2                 4 3 1 2
1 4 3 2                  2 4 3 1                    3 4 2 1                 4 3 2 1

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