Watch the Week 3: Bonus Lesson online guitar lesson by Joe Pinnavaia from Fretboard Powerup
This technique is a force multiplier! By that I mean you can practice this and kill two techniques at one time. Alternate Picking and Sweep Picking! I used to use this technique when I first started playing when I was 13 years old because it just felt natural. My teacher at the time told me not to do that and just use alternate picking. He's actually a great guy and I still talk to him till this day and I know why he wanted me to change my technique. It's very hard going back to this technique but it's a great one to have under your belt.