In addition to our hands the most important parts of our body to train, musically speaking, are our ears.
After all, music is something that we listen to and when all the practice and technique work is done it is what we hear that is important.
As well as developing our musical ear for interval recognition we need to listen to our playing. If your musical ear is good and your playing sounds right, then it is right.
When it comes to developing our musical ear we need to think quality not quantity - it's well worth while working through some exercises to develop your interval recognition. This will be invaluable in all aspects of playing from improvisation to deciphering your favourite riffs from recordings.
Download the pdf file below for tips on recognising all the musical intervals from a minor second (an interval of one fret) right up to an octave (twelve frets).