1 2 3 4 6 Exercise

Developing your hand speed by moving through different note values.

This exercise is a progression of the level 1 '1234' Exercise. It will make this lesson much easier if you have covered this already.

All you will be doing in this lesson is adding a bar of sextuplets notes to the lesson linked above. Before putting the whole exercise together, make sure you are comfortable switching from sixteenth notes to sextuplets.


Switching from sixteenths to sextuplets

Once you can do this, try the whole thing.

The '1 2 3 4 6' Exercise

The '12346' Exercise


  1. Learn the exercise up to a tempo of at least 120bpm.

If you are struggling with this exercise break it down into smaller segments. Practice switching between the first two bars until you are comfortable, then add the third. If the third bar is throwing you off just practice the second and third bar. Repeat this process until you can put the whole exercise together.