i need help with my up-strum I can strum down fine, but when it comes to up-strum 2 or more strings it feels like the strings are hooked to hard... I realize hard to explain, or i dont touch all the strings, at all or equaly. I try to tip my wrist like i do down-strum but its kind of a slow movement to do to be able to come back up quickly. so I probably need advice on holding the pick right...
I usualy hold my pick parrallel to the strings.
Sorry for my english it is not my primary language.
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I think you mean perpendicular (like a wall to the floor, I_), not parallel (like this equal sign=). Should be at a little bit of an angle I_ which reverses for up and down strokes, so the pick glides across the strings. I don't think it's a matter of tipping your wrist so much as not holding the pick too stiffly.