- What is alzapua?
- It is a type of triplet which is played by the thumb and occurs almost inclusively in flamenco guitar. The spanish world pua means plectrum and alzar means lift up and raise.
- How do you play it?
- The sequence is one string down (p), all (or few) strings down (p), all (or few)the strings up (p).
- What is important?
- The positioning is important so before you learn how to do this have a look on my pulgar lesson.
- How do I practice it?
- Make an accent on one of the movements in every round.
And my video for this technique:
Here is the TAB for the exercise I play!