Guitar Method Books That Work!

My three decades of playing and teaching experience have been put into a range of books that I wish existed when I began playing.

From mechanical development to musical application, each of my books draws from my know-how in developing these concepts, but also teaching them over many years, taking the guesswork out of progress and enabling the breakthroughs you deserve to experience!

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Neoclassical Speed Strategies for Guitar by Chris Brooks

Neoclassical Speed Strategies for Guitar

A ground-breaking speed picking method that starts with the biomechanics and pick grip through to power picking tactics based on shred guitar pioneer Yngwie Malmsteen.

Sweep Picking Speed Strategies for Guitar by Chris Brooks

Sweep Picking Speed Strategies for Guitar

The fundamentals of perfect sweeping technique from pick motion through to fretboard coverage with 80 arpeggio shapes.

Advanced Arpeggio Soloing for Guitar by Chris Brooks

Advanced Arpeggio Soloing for Guitar

Discover the ultimate creative resource for applying arpeggios in modern improvisation, build a unique vocabulary of arpeggio concepts and create melodic phrases and high-speed lines.

Legato Guitar Technique Mastery

A complete system to play legato in the style of the masters, like Allan Holdsworth, Guthrie Govan, Greg Howe, Brett Garsed, Steve Vai and Joe Satriani.

Sweep Picking Speed Strategies for 7-string Guitar by Chris Brooks

Sweep Picking Speed Strategies for 7-string Guitar

A comprehensive breakdown of everything you need to sweep pick efficiently on 7-string guitar. A systematic guide to mastering technique and dominating the extended-range fretboard.

100 Arpeggio Licks for Shred Guitar

Master 100 blazing licks in the styles of Yngwie Malmsteen | Paul Gilbert | Frank Gambale | Steve Morse | Jason Becker | Michael Romeo | Vinnie Moore | Marty Friedman | Nuno Bettencourt | Greg Howe

The Complete Guitar Technique Speed Strategies Collection

Three best-selling technique method in one book. Master the essential shred guitar mechanics for both hands. Over 300 pages and 360 examples.

Learning shred guitar technique, including concepts like pick slant, sweep picking, legato chops and Yngwie Malmsteen’s speed strategies is achievable with these guitar books by Chris Brooks. If you’ve always wanted to master speed picking and other mechanical concepts, these paperback and PDF downloads will lay out a clear path for mastery.

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