Play Guitar Faster
in 10 Days

Supercharge your playing with Grammy Award-winning artist Justus West.

Justus will walk you through 10 exercises to hone your speed and dexterity on the guitar. These are the exact exercises that Justus uses in his daily practice routine as one of the music industry’s most in-demand guitarists.

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Play Guitar Faster
in 10 Days

Supercharge your playing with Grammy Award-winning artist Justus West.

GET STARTED

CANCEL ANYTIME

For INTERMEDIATE & ADVANCED GUITARISTS

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  • Double your playing speed
  • Expand your melodic vocabulary
  • Learn how to form effective practice habits
  • Comes with unlimited access to every lesson on Pickup Music
 

Step-by-step Instruction

40 lessons

HD video tutorials with interactive TAB, chord charts and PDF class notes

Time

3 week commitment

Learn at your own pace. Most students take three weeks to complete this class.

Outcome

Play effortlessly fast

Develop the ability to play lightning-fast licks with Justus's focused approach to stepping up your speed on guitar.

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Unlimited access to all classes

Lessons for every step of your guitar learning journey – from beginner to expert.

An immersive online class

Build a framework for speed in 10 days

Join Justus as he breaks down a series of exercises designed to isolate fundamental aspects of your playing so you can step up your speed. By the end of this Master Class, you’ll leave with a detailed practice regimen that will enable you to play effortlessly fast.

Day 1

Day 1. Simplicity

Ease into the class with an exercise that will help you connect your fretboard by linking major and minor chord shapes.

Day 2

Day 2. The Tongue Twister

Hone your fretting-hand dexterity and “string comfortability” with this one-string exercise.

Day 3

Day 3. The Staircase

Work on synchronizing your picking and fretting hands with this arpeggio-based exercise.

Day 4

Day 4. Baby Steps

Learn how to start approaching chord shapes with a guitar-solo mentality by breaking up chords through staccato arpeggiation.

Day 5

Day 5. The Crab

Get comfortable traversing up one string in a musically-interesting way and increase your fretting-hand speed.

Day 6

Day 6. Twinkle

Work on maxing out your alternate-picking speed while maintaining steady tempo and dynamics.

Day 7

Day 7. The Butterfly

Develop the muscles in your picking hand with this beautiful fingerstyle exercise.

Day 8

Day 8. The Waterfall

Learn how to smoothly transition between strings while playing complex fretting-hand patterns fast.

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Day 9. The Maze

Turn up the heat with a climbing reverse-arpeggio pattern to develop fretting-hand dexterity.

Day 10

Day 10. Guitar Math

Disrupt your normal playing habits with an exercise designed to build fretting-hand strength for legato playing.

Hear why students love this Master Class

Learn what makes Justus West's class so popular

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Cooper W.

I’ve never been this enthusiastic about playing the guitar! I feel I have the foundation, so now it’s all about practicing each day.

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Kate B.

I just want to express my gratitude to Pickup Music for creating this space to learn, grow, and create. I feel like I've been waiting my whole musical life for something like this.

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Shoparo

Hearing Justus give me the okay and inspiring other players to refresh on their outlook is absolutely amazing. I think that's something that should be widely spread more often. Thanks for the daily meditation.

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Learn at your own pace

Learn through a step-by-step curriculum

This class is best suited for intermediate and advanced guitarists. The curriculum was crafted by our team of master's-level and pro touring musicians to give you the best possible pathway for improving on the guitar.

Justus West

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR

Justus West

Justus is a Grammy Award-winning guitarist, songwriter, and producer from Kansas City. While many know him from Mac Miller’s Tiny Desk Performance, Justus is a formidable artist and producer in his own right. 

In addition to touring with Mac Miller and Ty Dolla $ign, Justus has worked with legendary artists like Snoop Dogg, Ariana Grande, Miguel, Alicia Keys, and Future, among others. He also has a knack for making guitar lessons fun and straightforward.

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  • Jam Tracks
  • New lessons added every week
  • Interactive TAB that you can slow down
  • PDF class notes
  • Artist Toolkit
  • Members-only forum

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  • 300+ SongSquads
  • 70+ Lick Packages 
  • 5 Minute Lessons
  • Artist Toolkit 
  • Jam Tracks
  • Members-only forum
  • Enter and vote in the Emerging Artist Fund
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  • 14-day free trial
  • 30+ Master Classes
  • 300+ SongSquads
  • 70+ Lick Packages 
  • 5 Minute Lessons
  • Artist Toolkit 
  • Jam Tracks
  • Members-only forum
  • Enter in the Emerging Artist Fund
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Choose a plan that's right for you

Get all-inclusive access to over 500 lessons and new releases every week. 
Start your free 14-day trial today.

ANNUAL PLAN

$12.50/ mo

$149.99 PAID YEARLY

SAVE 17%

MONTHLY PLAN

$14.99/ mo

 

START YOUR FREE TRIAL NOW

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