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Player Tips & Tricks

Learn Hybrid Picking and Tapping – How to Play Percussive Acoustic Guitar

Endorsing artist Massimo Varini gives a close-up demo of his hybrid picking and percussive slap chops. Learn how to use these percussive techniques on your acoustic guitar to create a real beat.

"Elixir Strings have unbeatable durability and an awesome sound. They are really comfortable and feel great to play." – Massimo Varini

More Acoustic Guitar Tips & Tricks

How to Clean your Acoustic Guitar
How to Clean Your Guitar (Part 1)
How to String your Acoustic Guitar
How to String your Acoustic Guitar


Why Choose Elixir Guitar Strings
Why Choose Elixir Strings?

Learn why all strings aren't created equal, plus watch our technology story.